People of Dover Awards 2017

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 to:

“Outstanding Contribution to Beautiful Dover”

Award Winner:                    The White Cliffs Countryside Partnership & Volunteers

Highly Commended:          Mr Bob Newington


“Outstanding Contribution to Business in Dover”

Award Winner:                      Ms Sandra Malho of La Salle Verte

Highly Commended:           Mr Neil Wiggins & Mr Richard Esdale


“Outstanding Contribution to Community & Voluntary Work in Dover”

Award Winner:                    Ms Becky Meredith of Crosslinks, Dover

Highly Commended:         Ms Lisa Fox of Dover Outreach Centre & Ms Marilyn Holness


“Outstanding Contribution to Health, Sport & Wellbeing in Dover”

Award Winner:                Ms Dawn Maddison & Ms Laura Graham of Dover Smart Project

Highly Commended:       Mr Phillip Coleman & Hourglass Fitness Centre


“Outstanding Contribution to Helping your Neighbour”

Award Winner:                      Dover Soup Kitchen

Highly Commended:              Ms Celia Walters & Mr Chris Tyler


“Outstanding Contribution to the Heritage of Dover “

Award Winner:                    Mr Michael Orchard of the Western Heights Preservation Society

Highly Commended:        Mr Derek Leach & the Dover Museum & staff



The real winners of these awards are, of course, the People of Dover who benefit so much from the generous spirit, vision and sheer hard work of all those taking part in these Awards.

Thank you