Dover Town Council is proud to be supporting LGBT History Month 2018 by raising the Rainbow Flag for the first time. The flag is an internationally recognised positive symbol for the LGBT community. LGBT History Month highlights Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender history each year together with the history of gay rights and related civil…

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The Council commemorated the passing of the Representation of the People Act on 6th February 1918 with a display in the Council Chamber. The Act gave the vote to women for the first time (although only women over 30 who had property rights were eligible to vote) and all men. Women had to wait for…

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PEOPLE OF DOVER AWARDS 2018 The People of Dover Awards were launched 5 years ago by Dover Town Council, to honour the individuals, groups and businesses whose commitment, sense of community and personal involvement help to make Dover a wonderful place in which to live and work.  Since 2013 there have been a host of award…

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The Town Council met with other partners to celebrate the launch of the CHALKUP 21 website and trail markers. CHALKUP21 links 9 superlative 21st Century art and architecture structures along a 17 mile coastal and cultural trail stretching from Capel le Ferne to Deal together with two national long distance trails, the North Downs Way…

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At a shambolic meeting of the Planning Committee of Dover District Council last night ( 25th January 2018), a packed agenda gave both officers and councillors an unrivalled opportunity to demonstrate why many electors in the district have no respect for this important council department. After spending an hour discussing the importance of adhering to…

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Dover Fairtrade Town Network celebrated a very busy and successful year at their AGM in the Town Council offices on Thursday 18 January. Tribute was paid to the late Councillor Ronnie Philpott who was a long-standing member of the group and Vice-Chairman and Rev. Michael Hinton, a founder member in 2005, who was unable to…

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    Seasonal Greetings   from   Dover Town Council   The Dover Town Council office will be closed to the public over the holiday period and will re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018