Councillor Sue Jones – newly elected as Town Mayor of Dover has announced her charities for the year. Funds raised will be shared between the Alzheimer’s Society and the Dover Outreach Centre.   The Alzheimer’s Society invests in research into dementia care, cause, cure and prevention. They fight for the rights of everyone affected by…

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As part of Dementia Awareness Week, the local Dementia Alliance held an event at Dover Town Council for local businesses and organisations with Liz Taylor, Services Manager at East Kent Alzheimer’s Society Over 40 people attended with a good number of organisations and businesses represented.  Liz spoke about the need for businesses to recognise what…

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Dover District Businesses and Organisations are invited to a: Dementia for Business Event Friday 25th May 2018 (12 –2pm) Dover Town Council, Maison Dieu House, Biggin Street, Dover CT16 1DW To book a place Call:   07772471905 or Email: pambrivio@ntlworld.com Liz Taylor, Services Manager at East Kent Alzheimer’s Society, will discuss the business benefits of becoming…

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The Mayor and Mayoress of Dover, Cllr and Mrs Rix, and others from Dover Town Council attended the Pebbles screening event at the Silver Screen Cinema in Dover. The meaning, history, geology and importance of the English Channel pose many questions and in 2016 Dover Town Council commissioned Dover Arts Development to deliver the Pebbles Project to deepen understanding and…

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DOVER PARADES AND SERVICES HONOUR WAR HEROES   Hundreds of people lined the streets of Dover to pay their respects to those who were killed and wounded during the Zeebrugge Raid 100 years ago which was the most audacious amphibious attack of the Great War.   The raid on the Belgian port was a desperate…

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Dover’s fabulous warm community came together at the Annual Town Meeting last night to celebrate some of the Town’s very best at the People of Dover Awards. The Mayor, Councillor Neil Rix chaired the meeting and Honorary Freeman of Dover Mr Graham Tutthill introduced the awards. Members of the public had voted to choose the…

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Congratulations to Councillor Sue Jones who was chosen as Mayor of Dover for 2018/19 and to Councillor Ian Palmer who will support her as Deputy Mayor. Councillors voted at their meeting last night and the new Mayor and Deputy Mayor will formally take their oaths of office  at “Mayor Making” on 24th May in the…

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A huge thank you to all those who yesterday supported the Centenary Commemorations in Dover yesterday of the raid on Zeebrugge on 23rd April, St George’s Day, 1918. The casualties of the raid were remembered with honour by serving members of the armed forces, veterans, cadets, civic leaders and the local community. May they rest…

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