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DDC to buy 48 affordable homes in Deal

Description
The new homes will be a mix of social rent and shared ownership
Date:
21 May 2024

Local groups invited to apply to DDC's Cost of Living Community Impact Fund

Description
The Community Impact Fund supports projects which help communities with the cost of living
Date:
20 May 2024

A New Future For Dover's Historic Roman Painted House

Description
DDC, working with the Roman Painted House Trust, is looking forward to opening the Roman Painted House to the public this summer
Date:
16 April 2024

Dover Beacon: Archaeologists start excavation work

Description
The site will eventually be home to a new further education digital/creative campus, business centre and creative centre
Date:
16 April 2024

Funding Boost to Help Conserve and Regenerate Dover's Western Heights

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A new grant from Historic England is set to provide a key boost to help conserve and regenerate Dover's Western Heights.
Date:
11 April 2024

Public Asked for Views on Modifications to Local Plan

Description
A six-week consultation opens today (11 April)
Date:
11 April 2024

Kearsney Abbey's historic Billiards Room becomes new wedding venue!

Description
The Grade II listed building can now host wedding ceremonies and receptions
Date:
9 April 2024

Inside the Mayor's Parlour at Dover's historic Maison Dieu

Description
Join DDC and the Landmark Trust online to discover the history of the fascinating Mayor's Parlour
Date:
5 April 2024

Dover District Council celebrates 50 years!

Description
Staff took part in a voluntary litter pick to mark the occasion
Date:
28 March 2024

Dementia safeguarding tags rolled out in the Dover district

Description
The tags are a tool to help keep people living with dementia safe while maintaining their independence
Date:
22 March 2024

Generating Success as Dartford Borough and Dover District Councils Work Together

Description
A key partnership has been recognised as Dartford Borough and Dover District Councils succeed at energy efficiency awards
Date:
19 March 2024

Funding Boost to Support Rural Businesses and Local Community Groups - Apply Now

Description
Small businesses and community organisations in the district are invited to apply for funding to boost investment in rural areas
Date:
19 March 2024

Get Set to Join in the Fun at the First Dover District Sports Spectacular on 11 April

Description
The first Dover District Sports Spectacular is all set to get up and running at the Duke of York's Royal Military School on 11 April
Date:
18 March 2024

Celebrating the vibrancy of Dover at Night

Description
A free drop-in event trail is being held to encourage visitors to explore historic and creative spaces in Dover
Date:
8 March 2024

Dover District Council Agrees 2024/25 Budget

Description
Dover District Council agreed its budget for 2024/25 at its meeting last night (6 March)
Date:
7 March 2024

Community Roots van fitted with onboard defibrillator

Description
DDC staff have also been trained to use the life-saving equipment
Date:
5 March 2024

Calling All Local Sports Clubs - Join the Winning Teams at the Dover District Sports Spectacular

Description
Sports clubs across the area are being invited to get involved in the very first Dover District Sports Spectacular
Date:
4 March 2024

One bag makes a BIG difference - Join us for the Great British Spring Clean 15-31 March

Description
Could you help us make a difference in your local community as we continue to work together to tackle litter in our district?
Date:
4 March 2024

Do you know someone local who goes the extra mile and deserves to be recognised?

Description
The REACH Awards recognise our district's unsung environmental and community heroes
Date:
27 February 2024

New life-saving defibrillator installed at Kearsney Abbey

Description
The defibrillator is located outside the entrance to the café
Date:
16 February 2024
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