Christmas News
Weedon primary pupils deliver Christmas hampers to village’s vulnerable

Weedon primary pupils deliver Christmas hampers to village’s vulnerable

Weedon’s vulnerable and in need residents were given Christmas hampers by the village’s primary schoolchildren this week.

Daventry
Meet Father Christmas at Daventry Country Park

Meet Father Christmas at Daventry Country Park

Father Christmas will make his traditional visit to Daventry next Friday.

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Care home residents raise charity funds with their festive tour of Daventry town centre

Care home residents raise charity funds with their festive tour of Daventry town centre

Elderly care home residents, their families and staff headed out into Daventry to raise money for charity.

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Village which missed seeing Santa in 2015 invites him back for special tour this year

Village which missed seeing Santa in 2015 invites him back for special tour this year

Father Christmas paid a special visit to a village to see children who missed out last year.

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Injured dog makes it home for Christmas

Injured dog makes it home for Christmas

A seriously injured dog from managed to recover enough to take his place at his owner’s side in time for Christmas.

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Looking back at Christmas

Looking back at Christmas

With the big day just around the corner, we take a look back at some of our district’s festive traditions.

Community
Watch: Kindness of Daventry district residents, businesses and schools overwhelms Christmas scheme to help victims of domestic abuse

Watch: Kindness of Daventry district residents, businesses and schools overwhelms Christmas scheme to help victims of domestic abuse

Organisers of a Christmas parcel campaign in aid of those affected by domestic abuse have been overwhelmed by the public response.

Places
Santa stops off at Daventry Country Park

Santa stops off at Daventry Country Park

There were plenty of excited children on Wednesday as Father Christmas made a quick stop in Daventry.

Places
Toy characters join traditional nativity at Daventry village school

Toy characters join traditional nativity at Daventry village school

Pupils saw the true meaning of Christmas through the eyes of their favourite toys at a village school’s Christmas show.

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Daventry school rocks out for Christmas show

Daventry school rocks out for Christmas show

This week saw DSLV put on another Christmas performance, with a twist.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for