Dover Museum will be free to enter from 1 August.  The Museum is the home of the world famous and award winning Dover Bronze Age Boat and collections of local and international significance.  Once again a new generation of local children will be able to pop in and make friends with the enormous stuffed…

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Despite unprecedented travel problems at the Port of Dover a few dozen bikes made it through to brighten the prom at the annual Dover “Bikes on the Beach” event on Saturday 23 July. Bikers relaxed in deckchairs on the prom in glorious sunshine while Dover Transport Museum sold tickets for their magnificent restored 1972 BM500. …

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Dover Fair Trade Town Network supported by the Town Council celebrated the renewal of the Town’s Fair Trade status this week.  Dover has been a Fair Trade Town since 2009.  Local People enjoyed Fair Trade refreshments while learning more about Fair Trade sustainability and environmental issues from speaker Lynette Aitken. The event was also attended…

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Join us to celebrate National Allotments Week Transition Dover and Prospect Corner Community Allotment are hosting a pop-up shop on Dover High Street (in the former RSPCA shop) on: Tuesday 9th August 12 – 2pm Wednesday 10th August 12 – 2pm   Seed planting  Crafts for kids Fruit tasting         Bee quiz            Ideas for growing…

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Sturdy picnic tables and benches have just been installed at Elms Vale Recreation Ground for everyone to enjoy this summer. Town Councillors for the local Maxton Ward, Peter Wallace, Deborah Boulares, Miriam Wood and Roger Walkden gave money from their grant budget to help a local group “The Silverback Project” fund the materials they needed…

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Do you have views on the future of the most significant public building in Dover the Maison Dieu?  A working group, including Dover Town Council, Dover Town Council, and the Dover Society and Dover District Council, is preparing a major bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to secure the future of our Town Hall at…

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Local people and civic dignitaries from across the District gathered to raise a special flag for Armed Forces Day at the Town Council offices. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces Community – currently serving troops, service families, veterans and cadets…

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Dover Town has been awarded Walkers are Welcome status. The proposal to work towards the internationally recognised accreditation has received ongoing support by the Town Council.  A very wide ranging Steering group comprising of local Councillors, the Dover Society, local walking groups, White Cliffs Walking Festival, local hoteliers, White Cliffs Countryside Partnership, Up on the…

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For the first time ever the Town Council has funded a piece of equipment that they very much hope will never need to be used.  The Civic and Special Projects Committee have given £750 to the 15th Dover scout Group to purchase a defibrillator.  Defibrillators save the lives of those suffering heart attacks.  The new…

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    Dover’s High Street is looking spectacular this summer with the installation of 16 magnificent towers of red geraniums each over 2 meters tall. They will bloom brightly right through and into the autumn ensuring that the Town Centre is the place to be for everyone to be shopping, socialising and enjoying life. People…

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