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Green-fingered DDC tenants commended for their blooming talents!

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Winners of the annual tenants garden competition were announced at a special ceremony
Date:
22 August 2023

Ahoy There, Shipmates! How Dover's Maison Dieu Kept the Fleet Fed and Watered

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Explore the Maison Dieu maritime heritage on Saturday 9 September as part of Heritage Open Days
Date:
21 August 2023

Keeping beach goers safe as summer returns

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Keeping beach goers safe as summer returns - summer safety event on Dover seafront - Wednesday 16 August (10am-2pm)
Date:
11 August 2023

DDC Bolsters Support to Help with the Cost of Living

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DDC has unveiled plans to help residents with the soaring cost of living, including an £85,000 Cost of Living Community Impact Fund
Date:
10 August 2023

A Roarsome Day Out!

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Dinosaurs are coming to Pencester 'Jurassic' Park in Dover on Wednesday 9 August for a thrilling day of dino fun!
Date:
31 July 2023

Generating Success - Energy Efficiency Award Celebrated

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Dover District and Dartford Borough Councils win Regional Council or Local Authority Body of the Year in energy efficiency awards
Date:
28 July 2023

Town Centres With Heart

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Town centres in Dover, Deal & Sandwich are even safer following an initiative to train local businesses how to use a defibrillator
Date:
26 July 2023

Branching Out with New Tree Trail

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A new tree trail is being launched at Kearsney Abbey in Dover to mark Love Parks Week (28 July – 6 August)
Date:
25 July 2023

Coastal councils join forces to tackle litter and promote water safety this summer

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Coastal councils work together on a summer campaign to reduce the amount of litter left behind on our local beaches this holiday season
Date:
24 July 2023

Praise for Weekend Traffic Response But Calls For Government Action on Road Investment

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DDC Leader praises weekend traffic response but calls for Government action on roads investment
Date:
24 July 2023

New Dover Museum Exhibition Charts History of Channel Crossings

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A new exhibition charting the history of Channel crossings opens at Dover Museum on Saturday, 29 July 2023.
Date:
24 July 2023

Mane Attraction! Maison Dieu Lion Grotesque Revealed

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An intricately carved lion grotesque, created by stone mason Carrie Horwood as part of the Re-awakening the Maison Dieu is unveiled
Date:
20 July 2023

Hat Trick of Awards for Kearsney Abbey & Russell Gardens

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Kearsney Abbey and Russell Gardens in Dover are celebrating after receiving a Green Flag Award for the third consecutive year
Date:
19 July 2023

New Bridge Marks Key Milestone for Dover Fastrack

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The successful installation of a new bridge across the A2 in Whitfield marks a key stage in the delivery of Fastrack
Date:
17 July 2023

New carbon-busting affordable homes built by DDC near Sandwich

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The new homes form part of the council's commitment to provide more affordable homes in the district.
Date:
17 July 2023

New Dover Youth Theatre Production Tells the Story of Dover's Maison Dieu

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'Pilgrim's Pathway' a Dover Youth Theatre performance premieres at St Mary's Church in Dover on 19 July
Date:
7 July 2023

Announcing our local environmental 'Heroes' for 2023

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DDC hosted a ceremony on Sunday 2 July at Kearsney Abbey to reward some of our community's local environmental heroes
Date:
3 July 2023

Bridging the Gap for Dover Fastrack

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A new 31.5m span bridge is to be installed across the A2 at Whitfield over the weekend of Friday 14 to Monday 17 July
Date:
30 June 2023

DDC Seeks Tenants for Bench Street, Dover Redevelopment

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DDC is seeking tenants for a new creative centre, business centre, and education campus as part of the redevelopment of Bench Street
Date:
27 June 2023

New DDC leadership pledges to build 200 council homes a year

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The new administration say they want to do more to provide high-quality affordable homes for local people
Date:
27 June 2023
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