The Mayor, Councillor Gordon Cowan, joined the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Kent, the Chairman of Dover District Council and other civic dignitaries at the Council Offices to mark Armed Forces Day 2019. The day is a chance every year to show support for all the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community…

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The Mayor, Councillor Gordon Cowan was up early to join the staff and first customers of Dover’s new B&M store.  B&M wasted no time in renovating and moving into the well-loved premises formerly occupied by Marks and Spencer’s for many decades before their move to the St James Development. In cutting the ribbon to officially…

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It’s not too late to get plotting by renting an Allotment – the growing season is just starting and there is plenty of time to get the seeds in the ground for fruit and veg to keep you going all year!  There are 4 Town Council sites plus the site at Astley Avenue run by…

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Dover is celebrating 10 years of being a Fairtrade Town. Status was officially granted in 2009 after 4 years of hard work by the volunteer Fairtrade Network supported by the Town Council. Fair trade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing…

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Dover Town Mayor Councillor Sue Jones was lost for words when she first stood up to thank the 16 charities and social enterprises who had given presentations and taken stalls as part of the Dover Community Showcase during the Annual Town Meeting on Wednesday 1 May.  All the organisations had partnered with and been supported…

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Dover Outreach Centre has been given nearly £800 raised by the Mayor Councillor Sue Jones at charity events during the year.  The Outreach Centre provides a route back to normal life for homeless people including help with accommodation, health care, and the everyday things like a postal address that most of us can take for…

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