Daventry


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Daventry

(ˈdævəntrɪ)
n
(Placename) a town in central England, in Northamptonshire: light industries, site of an important international radio transmitter. Pop: 21 731 (2001)
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From Coventry he arrived at Daventry, from Daventry at Stratford, and from Stratford at Dunstable, whither he came the next day a little after noon, and within a few hours after Sophia had left it; and though he was obliged to stay here longer than he wished, while a smith, with great deliberation, shoed the post-horse he was to ride, he doubted not but to overtake his Sophia before she should set out from St Albans; at which place he concluded, and very reasonably, that his lordship would stop and dine.
Expatiating upon this learned and remarkable theory, and citing many curious statistical and other facts in its support, Sam Weller beguiled the time until they reached Dunchurch, where a dry postboy and fresh horses were procured; the next stage was Daventry, and the next Towcester; and at the end of each stage it rained harder than it had done at the beginning.
Emergency services were called to Daventry Road just before 12.30pm.
I MUST say that after I found out that my daughter had decided she wanted to spend three years of her life studying in Huddersfield I was a little worried as Huddersfield is a far cry from what she and I are used to living in Daventry in Northamptonshire.
Members of the 489 Acocks Green & Olton Squadron joined hundreds of other cadets on the march through Daventry in Northamptonshire as part of the Air Cadet Organisation's 70th anniversary.
Solihull-based ProLogis Developments has purchased a vacant 90,000 sq ft warehouse on the Apex Park distribution scheme in Daventry, and immediately let it to logistics and distribution services provider Wincanton on a 15-year-lease, for use as a state-of-the-art recycling facility for its emerging solutions sector.
Dr Resh Diu, of Daventry Dental Practice, Daventry, Northampton said: "Conservation officers need to live a more in the real world."
EnerSys Motive Power has supplied its HAWKER brand of batteries and chargers for the lift truck fleet at Royal Mail's new road distribution hub near Daventry. EnerSys Motive Power has supplied its high-performance Hawker Perfect flooded-cell batteries for the Daventry centre's 60-plus lift truck fleet, which comprises counterbalance trucks, powered pallet transporters and specially-adapted low-level order pickers for handling the Royal Mail's special 'York' cages.
Mothercare said "significant problems" at its warehouse in Daventry, Northamptonshire, had hit crucial Christmas sales.
The toddler has impressed non-league Daventry Town with more than his dribbling.