“Under-river” water could be the answer to better water supplies at Dover’s allotments. Councillors voted to explore the feasibility of using water from boreholes at its allotment site at the meeting of the Community and Services Committee on 22nd June. Water accessed directly for allotment use will reduce the demand for treated mains – supplied…

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Sandcastles in Dover? Look no further than our very own sandy play area in Granville Gardens right next to the beach. Holidays away from home may not be on the cards this year but the kids can still have the best fun.  Dover beaches are always open for a paddle or a swim – and…

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Dover District Council (DDC) has broken ground on three development sites that will together provide 50 new affordable homes.  All of the homes will be available for rent by local people on the Council’s waiting list. The developments at Napchester Road in Whitfield (26 homes); Kimberley Close in Dover (16 homes); and, Stockdale Gardens in…

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The Mayor of Dover, Councillor Gordon Cowan, was very pleased to open the new site of South Cliff Dental Group practice in Dover Town Centre recently. Councillor Cowan said It was a great pleasure to meet the team and be present in person. It is also nice to see a new dental practice opening in…

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Councillor Gordon Cowan began a third consecutive year as Mayor of Dover, making his declaration of acceptance of office at the first “in person” meeting of the Town Council since the easing of covid-19 restrictions. Councillor Cowan welcomed new Councillor Andy Calder to his meeting following his election for the St Radigunds Ward. The Council…

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Every year for decades the Dover Film has recorded the highlights of life in the Town – forming a unique and moving chronicle of changing times. And this year is no different as the volunteer film team captured a year like no other. The footage begins with the normality of early 2020, the DODS panto…

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Every year Dover remembers and honours the men who fought and died during the raid on the mole at Zeebrugge on St George’s Day, 23rd April 1918. The current Covid-19 restrictions mean that the traditional commemorations cannot take place. This year, the 103rd Anniversary of the Dover Patrol’s heroic and historic raid will be observed…

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There was a just a little bit more Easter sunshine in Dover as 161 local households nominated by schools and community leaders enjoyed chocolate eggs together with their own favourite treats using supermarket vouchers provided as part of the Council’s Easter project.  Following on from a similar successful scheme at Christmas the Council has worked…

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