The Town Council and the people of Dover are deeply saddened to hear of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip was married to the Queen for over 70 years and devoted himself to a life of outstanding public service and duty.  He was a good friend to Dover, visiting with Her…

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Since the first lockdown began in 2020, hundreds of thousands of people have died. Too many lives have been cut short and millions have been bereaved. Behind the statistics and whatever the cause, every death has been devastating for the people left behind. Please join together on 23 March, the first anniversary of the first…

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What is the census? The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. Local councils, charities and many other organisations use census information to decide how to spend billions of pounds on services every year. This includes spending on…

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80 households in Dover are just about to get vital help to learn on-line with a refurbished computer or tablet.  Councillors have given £1,200 from their Ward Grant budgets to local organisation Top-Up-To-Teach to deliver this much needed support to children who have been unable to go to school during the pandemic.  Top-Up-To-Teach organises the…

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Captain Sir Tom won the hearts of everyone in Dover and across the country last year by raising nearly £33million for the NHS Charities Together by walking 100 laps of his garden.  At the age of 100 he helped to lead the nation in responding positively and bravely to the challenges of the pandemic and…

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Dover District Council is consulting on its Draft Local Plan until 17th March 2021.  To take part please click on the link below:-   https://www.doverdistrictlocalplan.co.uk/   Or if you have any further questions in relation to the website, objective or other Local Plan enquiries, please email us at localplan@dover.gov.uk or call the dedicated local plan…

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We were very sad to hear of the death recently of former Mayor Mrs Margaret Sansum .   Margaret joined the Council as one of its first Councillors when it was formed in 1996, and was elected Mayor in 1999/2000.  Margaret earned the respect of her fellow Councillors with her quiet but firm manner. She was…

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