We were very sad to hear of the death recently of former Mayor Mrs Margaret Sansum .   Margaret joined the Council as one of its first Councillors when it was formed in 1996, and was elected Mayor in 1999/2000.  Margaret earned the respect of her fellow Councillors with her quiet but firm manner. She was…

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Open space and fresh air has never seemed more essential and precious than during lockdown. Looking after an allotment was one of the very few reasons that we were allowed out. There was very little covid-19 risk working in the open air with easy social distancing.  The Town Council quickly put in place all necessary…

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Dover is celebrating Christmas in style this year with a 28ft high tree in the Market Square covered with 6000 lights in blue and brilliant white all topped with a special festive star. The tree is surrounded by over 60 large snowflake decorations in matching blue and white are spread throughout the Town Centre in…

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Each year between November 13 – 19, people and organizations around the world participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility about transgender people and address issues members of the community face.  During the week transgender people and their allies take action to bring the issues of prejudice, discrimination, and violence that affect the transgender…

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We are very sad to hear of the death recently of former Mayor, Robert (Bob) Markham.   Bob joined the Council in 2000 and served for over 10 years until his retirement in 2011.  Bob was no stranger to the work of the Council on his election, having ably supported his partner Mrs Lynn Young in…

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Stay Alert – Control the Virus – Save Lives For the latest Covid-19 information, advice, help and local services please go to the Dover District Council website at www.doverdistrctcouncil.gov.uk or call  on 01304 821199. From 1st June the Town Council offices are open to the public from 10am to 1pm Monday to Friday (excluding public…

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Pebbles Kiosk is back!  From Monday 25th May your favourite friendly café at the East Cliff on Dover Prom will be open for takeaways – drinks, hot snacks and ice-creams – with a warm welcome for everyone. All the relevant Government guidelines are being followed with social distancing a priority – and for now only…

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