A very successful and well attended Fairtrade Reception was held at Dover Town Council to celebrate the continuance of Dover and Deal as Fairtrade Towns. Rev Andy Bawtree of River Parish Church and Rebecca Turner from the Fairtrade Foundation were guest speakers.   Rebecca spoke about changes taking place including new initiatives for Fairtrade producers and…

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The Town Council pledged vital support for Age UK Dover to stop closure of the Saturday Service at the Riverside Centre which provides a hot meal and other support and activities. These are a lifeline to elderly people who are often on their own at weekends. The Saturday Service was at risk as numbers were…

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The new “Dover Connector” has started work to open up the High Meadow Nature Reserve to local people who do not use it on a regular basis at the moment. High Meadow is a huge area of really beautiful high quality chalk down-land that comes almost into the centre of the Town. There are plans…

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Teams from Transition Dover and the Prospect Place Community Allotment got together to host the annual Allotment Open Afternoon and share how good it can be to “grow your own” fruit and vegetables for healthy exercise and better eating. The Allotment Team are very proud of the new wildlife pond which they created this year…

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The 75th Anniversary Memorial Service of the Channel Dash is being supported with a grant of £1,000 from the Town Council towards the costs of the event including insurance, road closures and first aid. The Town Mayor Councillor Neil Rix and the Chairman of the Civic and Special Projects Committee Councillor John Lamoon presented the cheque…

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The new Dover Totems were unveiled and welcomed to Dover by the Town Mayor, Councillor Neil Rix, and the Chairman of Dover District Council, Councillor Sue Chandler. The Totems mark the beginning, midway and end points on the footpath from Athol Terrace leading up to the White Cliffs and the National Trust Visitor Centre linking…

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Over £600 was raised for charity at the Mayor’s Quiz held at local restaurant Cullin’s Yard earlier this week. The proceeds will be shared between the minibus fund for Age UK Dover and Meningitis Now.   The quiz was sold out with about 100 people taking part altogether. Competition was keen with local teams pitting their…

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