Daventry

Daventry

Lock keepers wanted on canals around Daventry

Volunteers are being sought to take up the iconic waterways role of lock keeper

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West Haddon Post Office

Men broke into village post office after smashing front door

Men smashed the glass in the door of West Haddon Post Office and broke into the shop.

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London Midland faces a strike ballot among its conductors

London Midland staff ballot for strike action in dispute over security guards

Train conductors on London Midland, which runs trains through Northampton and Long Buckby, are being balloted on strike action.

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Headteacher Charlotte Whysall outside the new school

Delight as special school moves into its new home in Daventry

Pupils and staff at the new special school in Daventry are celebrating after moving into its purpose built home.

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Crime

Teenager assaulted in Daventry park

A teenage boy was assaulted by an older teenager while in a Daventry park.

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Man left with chipped tooth and cuts after being attacked in Daventry

Man left with chipped tooth and cuts after being attacked in Daventry

A man was pushed to the floor and punched by an attacker in Daventry town centre.

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The planned canal arm; the iCon roundabout is on the left and the Grand Union Canal on the right.

Daventry canal arm proposals given planning approval

Planning permission was granted on Wednesday evening for the Daventry canal arm, linking the town to the Grand Union Canal.

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DDC's offices

Daventry District Council ‘mistake’ over call for government to intervene in county council’s affairs

Daventry District Council has rowed back on calling for the government to intervene in the county council’s affairs, saying the details had been released ‘by mistake’.

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Heidi Fardell who will play the recorder at the concert

Classical concert at Sulgrave Manor

A baroue chamber group will kick off their new year of concerts with a performance at Sulgrave Manor.

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Tesco outlines changes to some of its Daventry warehouses

Tesco outlines changes to some of its Daventry warehouses

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced it will be making changes to some of its warehouses in the Daventry area.

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Rise in rural burglaries in the Daventry district leads to police action

Rise in rural burglaries in the Daventry district leads to police action

A rise in burglaries in villages and farms in the Daventry district over the past month has led police to take action.

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Hillmorton Lane, Lilbourne

Elderly couple die in house fire in Daventry district village

Two people in their 80s died following a house fire in a village on Saturday night.

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The scene in Brook Street this afternoon. Picture by James Bryce.

Daventry town centre flat hit by fire

Firefighters were called to a blaze in a Daventry flat in the early hours of this morning (Sunday).

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Northampton Magistrates' Court

Daventry man fined for poisoning cat with antifreeze

A man has been fined by magistrates after poisoning a cat in Daventry with antifreeze.

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Appeal for witnesses after suspected arson attack near Daventry

Appeal for witnesses after suspected arson attack near Daventry

A building off a country lane just outside Daventry was completely destroyed in a suspected arson attack.

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Extra police on patrol after 14 vehicles broken into in just two days in and around Daventry

Extra police on patrol after 14 vehicles broken into in just two days in and around Daventry

Vehicle owners are being advised to take precautions after 14 cars and vans were broken into in and around Daventry in the past two days

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DDC's offices

Northamptonshire County Council is at risk of ‘insolvency’ due to financial crisis, claims district council

Northamptonshire County Council’s financial position is ‘grave’ and it is at ‘substantial risk’ of becoming insolvent, another authority has claimed.

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The CCTV image released by police

Man stole cash from till in Long Buckby shop

A man reached into a till and stole money from a village shop.

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