Projects

Future Proofing our Allotments with Ground Breaking Borehole!

As part of its contribution to protecting the environment reducing utility bills & increasing sustainable ways of working, Dover Town Council has undertaken some work to look at alternatives to providing access to mains water for its allotment tenants.  Clearly, the requirement to collect and maximise use of rainwater on individual plots is expected from…

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Dover Town Council is Carbon Neutral

We believe in taking action against climate change Dover Town Council have always been committed  in reducing its carbon foot print and becoming carbon neutral.  In 2019 we achieved this. To protect and enhance the natural environment of Dover, we must think differently about how we do things to reduce the extent of climate change…

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Fun – Fabulous – Fit – New outdoor gym on Dover Seafront!

Keeping fit in Dover has got much easier and more fun.  Dover Town Council have installed a brand-new state of the art outdoor gym on Dover seafront free for everyone to use 24/7. The new gym is just the latest project in the Town Council’s long-standing campaign to support the health and wellbeing of local…

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A Neighbourhood Plan for Dover

Neighbourhood planning gives communities a chance to take the lead in producing part of the development plan for their area – a Neighbourhood Plan is a legal document and must be used when deciding on planning applications.  The rules around planning and development have changed. There is increased pressure to develop more housing across the…

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Dover Town Council – Working to Become a Dementia Friendly Organisation

The Town Council has achieved recognition of its support for those living with Dementia and their carers by being awarded membership of the Dementia Friendly Network and the right to use the official “Working to become a Dementia Friendly Organisation” symbol. Conferences, training events and awareness raising sessions over past years have demonstrated the Council’s…

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Destination Dover

Destination Dover is a flagship project to revitalise Dover’s Visitor economy. Over the next 5 years Destination Dover will build relationships between organisations and businesses with the common goal to make Dover one of the best places around to go for entertainment, heritage interest and the natural environment. Destination Dover is 100% committed to doing…

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The Dover Totems

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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High Meadows Nature Reserve

High Meadow is a Local Nature Reserve owned by Dover Town Council and managed by the White Cliffs Countryside Partnership. We have worked with Up on the Downs Heritage Lottery Fund Project to facilitate two phases of work. The first saw an area of overgrazed horse paddocks returned to a more appropriate form of livestock management and involved the removal…

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