Local News

National Carbon Monoxide Awareness Competition

Primary schools across Daventry are being encouraged to take part in a national competition to raise awareness of the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. I am encouraging all to local schools to take part.

Money back for Broadband and Landline Customers

Previously, only around one in seven broadband or landline customers who suffer delayed repairs, installations or missed engineer appointments have received compensation from their provider; and even then, only in small amounts.

Crime in Spratton

I am aware and deeply concerned by the recent spike in crime around the Spratton area. I have also recently been dealing with a similar situation in the village of Brixworth.

The Great British Spring Clean

Following the success of last year’s Big Rural Spring Clean, I am thrilled that the The Countryside Alliance has announced its’ support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean (March 22nd to April 23rd) by becoming a community partner and coordinating an event in support of this initiative run

High Street Saturday

High Street Saturday will take place on the 16th March. It is a new campaign day and aims to celebrate the place of high streets at the heart of communities like Daventry across the country. As part of the day, local people are being encouraged to:

Ravensthorpe Post Office set to Temporarily Close

The current Postmaster in Ravensthorpe has informed the Post Office that they are not planning to sell the business, so they will now begin the search for a replacement Postmaster.

Improvements to 'Street Doctor'

The name’s the same but Street Doctor is about to work better for everyone. For many years, online reporting has allowed customers to tell Northamptonshire Highways about a transport or highway issue directly, and to see what they are doing about it.

Free Training Opportunity for Teachers

As part of the UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador Programme the Education and Engagement Service will be hosting the next residential Teachers’ Institute 1-3 July 2019.