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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Open space and fresh air has never seemed more essential and precious than during lockdown. Looking after an allotment was one of the very few reasons that we were allowed out. There was very little covid-19 risk working in the open air with easy social distancing.  The Town Council quickly put in place all necessary…

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Dover is celebrating Christmas in style this year with a 28ft high tree in the Market Square covered with 6000 lights in blue and brilliant white all topped with a special festive star. The tree is surrounded by over 60 large snowflake decorations in matching blue and white are spread throughout the Town Centre in…

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On Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December, Dover Town Council invites you to see the Roman Lawn near Market Square transformed and illuminated by outdoor arts experts Walk the Plank as they bring their Fire Garden to the town for a unique fiery event.   The Fire Garden is an outdoor family experience which has…

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Each year between November 13 – 19, people and organizations around the world participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility about transgender people and address issues members of the community face.  During the week transgender people and their allies take action to bring the issues of prejudice, discrimination, and violence that affect the transgender…

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Stay Alert – Control the Virus – Save Lives For the latest Covid-19 information, advice, help and local services please go to the Dover District Council website at www.dover.gov.uk or call  on 01304 821199. I accordance with Government restrictions the Town Council  offices will be closed to the public from Thursday 5th November  but we…

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