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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The focus of remembrance in Dover is the People of Dover’s War Memorial in front of Maison Dieu House at the heart of the Town.  Town Mayor, Councillor Neil Rix, Dover born and bred, felt that the Town needed to do something very special in 2018, the centenary of the First World War to remember…

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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 winners, all exemplifying the…

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The Town Council’s Civic and Special Projects Committee met on 2 February and gave local charity Cherished Gowns a £2657 grant to support grieving families following the devastating loss of a baby. Cherished Gowns provides free of charge clothing packs to parents and hospitals around the UK for babies that are stillborn, miscarried or pass…

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