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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Local Dover chippie Castle Take-away has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the White Cliffs Ramblers who run the popular White Cliffs Walking Festival. The Festival which goes from strength to strength was supported by the Town Council with a £500 grant in 2017. The Fish and Chip Walk sees walkers hike the 10…

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Tuesday 27 February 2018 saw a well-attended Dementia Friends Conference take place at Dover Town Hall – despite bad weather and some key speakers unable to attend there were over 100 people present.  There was the opportunity to hear what a Dementia Friends Community is like and what is needed to be recognised as a…

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