We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Terry Sutton who passed on the 3rd February 2024 at approximately 3.30pm. Terry was an Honorary Freeman of Dover and one of the founding members of The Dover Society a well-known and well-respected figure in Dover. Terry was known locally as “Mr Dover” because of…

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A huge congratulations to the Dover Fairtrade Network, who have been successful in renewing the Fairtrade community status until 2027. This year the Fairtrade Fortnight 2024 event which will shine a spotlight on the climate crisis and the increasing threat it poses to some of the planet’s most beloved food products as well as the…

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Dover Town Council sends news and updates to community AD magazine. The Dover Community Ad magazine is delivered bi-monthly and keeps all its readers up to date with local news, articles of community interest, planning, achievements, popular topics, local events, meeting clubs and groups. Read the latest edition of the Community AD magazine here _…

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Dover was named third most picturesque wintry town behind Harrogate, North Yorkshire, and Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Home to the iconic White Cliffs, Dover is well worth a visit with its history packed castle and delicious restaurants. The coastal town has a lot to offer and is the perfect place to explore during the festive season. More…

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As temperatures plummeted to -2 degrees, thousands participated in Dover’s Winter Light Up on Saturday, 2nd December. Spectators and participants carried over 600 star lanterns, crafted during Future Foundry workshops throughout November, amounting to 133 hours of collaboration with schools, community groups, and the general public. The sea of brightly lit lanterns marched through the…

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Dover’s Winter Light Up continues its annual festive celebration this coming Saturday 2nd December with a march through the town, leaving Pencester Gardens at 5pm. Impressive big-builds and lanterns have been made by community groups, Future Foundry artists and schools who have been working tirelessly to create over 500 lanterns for the procession.  Building on…

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72% of young people in Dover want access to free cinema In their recent Dover Youth Survey with 500 secondary school pupils, Future Foundry found out that the most popular activity listed by young people was cinema, with 72% of the participants saying they wanted access to free cinema. In response, Future Foundry are launching…

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