Dover Mayor Councillor Neil Rix with the basketball teams    The Annual Dover–Calais Festival of Sport is always a hard fought event and this year was no exception.  Seven teams from Calais visited Dover for a full day of competition with local teams.  Dover took the overall cup this year by winning events in shooting,…

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“Awesome”,  “Fantastic”, “It’s  lovely” were just three of the comments that greeted the installation of Dover’s floral tribute to Her Majesty on her 90th Birthday.  Phones quickly appeared as people recorded the event. Arranged by the Town Council, the specially designed and planted crown is composed of thousands of individual plants.  It will remain at…

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Congratulations Over 200 local people and civic dignitaries gathered to congratulate Councillor Neil Rix on his election as Town Mayor of Dover at the Annual Mayor Making Meeting of the Town Council in the historic Maison Dieu on 12 May 2016. Neil was born and bred in Dover, the youngest of 11 brothers and sisters. …

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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 and costing less than £1,000? The the Councillor Ward Grant Scheme could be just right for you.  Councillors each have up to £1000 allocated…

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Do you know someone with dementia? Would you like to know more about what is happening to them? Would you like to know what support is available? A “Dementia Drop In” is being held on Tuesday 17 May at the Town Council Offices. Click on the link below to find out more. Dementia day

Members of Tower Hamlets Forum, local residents and volunteers from the local Coop Store spent their Saturday cleaning up the area of Tower Hamlets as part of the “Clean for the Queen” nationwide initiative.   By the end of the event nearly 50 bags of rubbish had been collected from the ward including all sorts of…

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There is still time to get growing this spring!  A few allotment plots are still available for rent on the Town Council allotment sites.  Contact Karen Dry at the Town Council Offices or download and application form from our website.

15 remarkable people and organisations came together to be celebrated and thanked for their contribution to the community life of our Town in the Annual People of Dover Awards Ceremony.  Nominations were received in 6 categories and voted for by the public.  Congratulations to: “Outstanding Contribution to Helping your Neighbour” Award Winner:                      Dover Street…

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  3.6 million day visitors to Dover are estimated to be worth £110m to the local economy.  Across the district 5,000 jobs depend on tourism. The Visitor Information Centre in the Market Square serves 120,000 people each year pointing them to local attractions and facilities. Local people also benefit from the coach, theatre and bookings…

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