80 households in Dover are just about to get vital help to learn on-line with a refurbished computer or tablet.  Councillors have given £1,200 from their Ward Grant budgets to local organisation Top-Up-To-Teach to deliver this much needed support to children who have been unable to go to school during the pandemic.  Top-Up-To-Teach organises the…

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Captain Sir Tom won the hearts of everyone in Dover and across the country last year by raising nearly £33million for the NHS Charities Together by walking 100 laps of his garden.  At the age of 100 he helped to lead the nation in responding positively and bravely to the challenges of the pandemic and…

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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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