New town councillors

FIVE new members have been co-opted onto Daventry Town Council after a special meeting last week.

The new councillors who will represent the town are Davinder Dosanjh, Sheila Game, Nigel Carr, Samantha Dove and Ronald Pursey.

Mr Dosanjh, who runs The Paper Shop on the High Street, will represent Abbey South and hopes to harness “the Daventry spirit.”

Mrs Game, of Falconers Close, will stand on Abbey South and plans to improve retail and leisure services in town.

New Abbey North representative Nige Carr, of the Haystack, brings with him a wealth of experience including nine years on Daventry District Council.

Mum-of-five Samantha Dove was co-opted onto Drayton Ward and wants to ensure Daventry remains a safe place to live. And Mr Pursey will represent the Hill Ward and hopes to work with councillors to improve the community.