Art and creativity can build skills and increase confidence and well-being and become the gateway to future employment.  This is especially important for those without a home.  Local Charities Dover smART project and Porchlight have teamed up to run “Bridge the Gap – the Next Steps” two week long courses to enable people who are…

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Good idea? Need a little bit of funding? – The Councillor Ward Grant Scheme Do you feel your organisation or project could do with a bit of financial support? Will it benefit people living in your Town Council Ward?  Is it good value for money?  Is the funding you need less than £1,000? The Councillor…

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Dover’s Market Square in the heart of the Old Town is set to benefit from £2.44m of funding from the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund.  The historic Square will be transformed into a first-rate public space for local people and visitors to enjoy. The ambitious plans – now agreed – include: A centrepiece new splash water…

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  Dover Town Council has scored a win with the installation of the Town’s first out door table football and table tennis in Maison Dieu Gardens next to the Age UK Riverside Centre.  Available all year round to everyone, they are free to use – just pop along with your friends, and a few bats…

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Congratulations to everyone involved in the fabulous success of Dover’s first Dover Pride event on Saturday 31st August celebrating the LGBTQ+ community.  Mayor Councillor Gordon Cowan led the Parade from the Market Square to the Town Hall during the morning and opened the entertainment at the Town Hall. The Town Hall was packed to capacity…

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New Banners are up in the Town as a reminder to make your contribution to Dover’s future by completing your Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire. Neighbourhood planning gives communities a chance to take the lead in producing part of the development plan for their area – a Neighbourhood Plan is important – it is a legal document…

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