Welcome to Kilsby Village

Kilsby is a village and civil parish in the Daventry District of Northamptonshire, England, situated approximately five miles south-east of Rugby and six miles north of Daventry.


The village has a population of 1,189 (2017 data). It gives its name to the Kilsby Tunnel on the West Coast Main Line.The tunnel measures 2,400 yards (2,216m) in length, and was designed and constructed by Robert Stephenson, son of the famous George Stephenson.

Together, they invented the early steam-engine "The Rocket".      


Latest News

George Hotel Licensing Variation

 The owners of the George Hotel are applying for a licensing variation which is now open for consultation. Any comments are required by 22nd November 2019.

Click here for further information 

Debt and Benefits Advice

 Citizens Advice Daventry now have a Debt Specialist and Benefits worker available to help you.

 For more information click here or contact

Phone No. 01327 701646






Do you know of an elderly person that will be on their own on Christmas Day? We have the opportunity of arranging a lunch for the elderly residents across our area and would like to invite them to join us.

The thought of someone being on their own is heart-breaking. If you know of anyone please get in touch and help give them a 'Merry Christmas'??

For further information contact Sharon Foulkes: 0784 187 4915 (


 General Election

Residents are being advised of some important deadlines in the run-up to the General Election on 12 December.

People who are not already registered to vote have until midnight on Tuesday 26 November to do so if they wish to vote in this General Election. The quickest and easiest way to do this is at www.gov.uk/registertovote

The deadline to apply for, or cancel, a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November. Once people have received their postal vote they should mark their vote on the ballot paper and send it back so that it arrives by close of poll, which is 10pm on Thursday 12 December.

Anyone who cannot get to a polling station and wishes to appoint someone to vote on their behalf can apply for a proxy vote up to 5pm on Wednesday 4 December, though if an elector falls ill or is called away on business after this date they may be able to apply for a proxy vote up to 5pm on 12 December

Proxy and postal vote application forms can be requested by contacting Daventry District Council’s Electoral Services team (electoralservices@daventrydc.gov.uk) or on 01327 871100.

Prospective candidates have until 4pm on Thursday 14 November to submit their nominations. The list of candidates for the Daventry constituency will be published at www.daventrydc.gov.uk/elections on Friday, 15 November.


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