Councillors overwhelmingly supported Councillor Miriam Wood’s proposal that the Town Council adopt the Anti-Slavery Charter to express opposition to the practice of modern slavery. Dover Town Council is now formally committed to using its powers and resources to empower those vulnerable to slavery, to advance emancipation and to promote access to decent work.  Councillor Wood…

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Christmas cheer was spread throughout Dover during the weekend (December 1 and 2) with the annual Christmas celebration featuring special Chinese Dragon and Lion Dancing entertainment and the switch on of the Christmas Tree and festive lights by Mayor of Dover Cllr Sue Jones supported by special guest Kung Fu Panda! More than 700 people…

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Everyone was welcome to the first Neighbourhood Panning Workshop held in the Biggin Hall on 28 November – and despite the grim weather the hall was soon full of local people sharing their detailed knowledge of Dover and thoughts about how to make the Town a better place to live and work. Planning experts explained…

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Remembrance Sunday Service and Parade Dover War Memorial Sunday 11 November 2018     At 11.00am on Sunday 11 November, 100 years on from the signing of the Armistice in 1918, more men, women and children than ever gathered at the People of Dover’s war memorial to honour the memory of all the service men…

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DOVER TOWN COUNCIL Remembrance Sunday Service and Parade Dover War Memorial Sunday 11 November 2018   At 11.00am on Sunday 11 November 2018, 100 years on from the signing of the Armistice in 1918, Dover will remember all the servicemen and women who have given their lives in the service of their country. In this…

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Over £250 for the Alzheimer’s Society was raised by teams at the Mayor’s Halloween Charity Quiz. The Council Chamber was full to capacity in a keenly fought contest that kept Quizmaster Brian Constable on his toes. Congratulations to the winning team “All the Kings Men” and to Brian and his team for working so hard…

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The 2018 Big Draw was a huge success with all ages getting together at different places across Dover to have fun drawing together. Councillor Sue Jones and Councillor Chris Precious supported this year’s free event from their Councillor Ward Grant Budgets. Chris said – The Big Draw is a fabulous event which allows everyone in…

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The Planning Committee of the Town Council meets every month to scrutinise and comment on all Planning Applications in the Town. The Town Council knows that high quality planning is essential to improving the environment of Dover and 13 of the 18 Councillors sit on the Planning Committee and attend the monthly meetings. They are…

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Dover’s Fairtrade Town Status has been renewed for a further two years. The Mayor of Dover, Councillor Sue Jones received the official certification at a reception held by Dover and Deal Fairtrade Steering Group. Fair trade is about bringing the farmer and the shopper closer together and putting people at the heart of trade. Being…

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The Town Council has achieved recognition of its support for those living with Dementia and their carers by being awarded membership of the Dementia Friendly Network and the right to use the official “Working to become a Dementia Friendly Organisation” symbol. Conferences, training events and awareness raising sessions over past years have demonstrated the Council’s…

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