17 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, that took place at the Town Council Offices, Wednesday 10th May 2017.  Nominations were received in 6 categories and voted for by the public.  Congratulations…

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The 99th Anniversary of the Dover Patrol’s heroic and historic raid on Zeebrugge on St George’s Day 1918 was commemorated at an annual ceremony on 23 April 2017. Reverend John Walker conducted a service at St James Cemetery where the fallen of the raid are laid to rest together with their leader Vice Admiral Sir…

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  Tuesday 4th April saw the Easter Special Bluebird Market organised by the Dover Town Team and supported by Dover Town Council and Destination Dover. The market hosted a range of Easter activities and workshops, including free face painting within the high street, art and crafts within Dickens Corner Cafe, attraction rides on Market Square….

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Over £2000 has been formally handed to the charity Meningitis Now by the Mayor, Councillor Neil Rix.  Meningitis Now funds research into the illness and supports families of sufferers.  Ben Williams received the cheque on behalf of the Charity in memory of his son Harry. During the year there have been a number of well…

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It was a busy afternoon in the Dover Town Council Chamber as local organisations, businesses and visitor attractions met to network swap information about all the things Dover has to offer to visitors. The swap-shop was organised by Diederik Smet of Destination Dover to encourage organisations to cross promote the Town and its range of…

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Dover Town Council expresses condolences to the families and friends of those killed in the terrible attack at Westminster on Wednesday. We wish those injured a full and speedy recovery. We fully support our police force and those who work and take personal risks to keep our communities safe. It is important that we all…

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Members of the two Tower Hamlets Forums and volunteers  took part in the national Keep Britain Tidy Clean Up in the Tower Hamlets ward. By the end of the two day event nearly 50 bags of rubbish had been collected from two areas of the ward. Including all sorts of interesting articles!  Areas cleaned included the area…

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Dover remembered the 193 passengers and crew who lost their lives when the Herald of Free Enterprise sank outside Zeebrugge 30 years ago on the night of 6 March 1987 at an anniversary service at St Mary’s Church in the Town.  The tragedy changed the Town forever as almost everyone in our community had family…

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There was standing room only in the Dover Town Council chamber at the meeting. Local people were able to give their views on the future of the Town at a meeting of the Neighbourhood Forum held at the Town Council offices. Tim Ingleton (Head of Inward Investment at Dover District Council) updated the meeting on…

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