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Helping Residents and Visitors Find Their Happy Place With DDC Town Centre Business Grants

Description
A new café in Sandwich has opened after becoming the latest business to receive a boost from DDC's Town Centre Business Grants Scheme
Date:
11 July 2022

New Website Showcases District's Most Popular Parks

Description
New website showcases parks following completion of a £3.1 million programme of improvements at Kearsney Abbey and Russell Gardens
Date:
4 July 2022

Kent's first solar powered ice cream hits the stands thanks to a Green Energy Grant from Dover District Council

Description
New solar panels installed at Solley's Kentish Ice Cream in Deal with a £10,000 green energy grant from DDC
Date:
1 July 2022

Queen's Baton Relay Heads to White Cliffs Country on Thursday, 7 July!

Description
The Queen's Baton Relay arrives in White Cliffs Country in spectacular style on Thursday, 7 July visiting Deal, Walmer and Dover
Date:
30 June 2022

Plans for a New Leisure Centre in Deal Revived

Description
DDC's Cabinet meets on 4 July to consider proposals for a new Leisure Centre in Deal
Date:
29 June 2022

The 149th Open Delivers Over £113 Million of Economic Benefit to Kent

Description
The 149th Open at Royal St George's in 2021 delivered £113.4 million in economic benefit to Kent according to independent research
Date:
27 June 2022

Free digital skills course being rolled out at six community hubs across the Dover district

Description
A free digital skills course to help people find long-term employment is being rolled out across the district
Date:
23 June 2022

ClayDate 2022 - Fantastical Beasts of the Maison Dieu and How to Make Them

Description
Join Ceramic Art Dover on Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 June for a host of fun, free, clay-based activities for all ages
Date:
20 June 2022

Platinum Jubilee Playpark Swings Into Action Following Official Opening

Description
A specially renamed Platinum Jubilee Playpark has swung into action at Cowdray Square - with the grand opening at the Deal park today
Date:
17 June 2022

Taking a Lead on Dog Control and Keeping Our District Clean, Safe and Tidy

Description
A range of measures is set to be brought in by DDC to renew and update rules on dog control, street drinking and unauthorised camping
Date:
14 June 2022

Let's Party for the Queen's Baton Relay at Dover Castle!

Description
Tickets for a free party at Dover Castle on Thursday 7 July to mark the arrival of the Queen's Baton Relay are now available
Date:
14 June 2022

Flying The Flag for Armed Forces Day 2022

Description
A flag raising ceremony is being held at Sandwich Guildhall on Monday 20 June, to mark the start of Armed Forces Week
Date:
13 June 2022

Kent-based Coniston Ltd to Reawaken Dover's Grade I Listed Maison Dieu

Description
Kent-based Coniston Ltd have been appointed principal contractor for the restoration of Dover's Grade I Listed Maison Dieu
Date:
13 June 2022

Dover District Allocated £1m to Support Local Investment - Open Call for Projects Launched

Description
DDC has been allocated £1m over three years from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund – and an open call for project ideas has been launched
Date:
9 June 2022

Shining a Light on Dover Beacon Proposal - See the Plans for Dover's Levelling Up Bid

Description
DDC is holding an engagement event at St Mary's Parish Centre, Dover, on 15 June 2022 for their exciting proposed Dover Beacon project
Date:
8 June 2022

Dover's "Tidy Ruin" Conserved for Future Generations

Description
Restoration works to protect the ruins of the 12th century Parish Church of St. James the Apostle in Dover have been completed
Date:
6 June 2022

Affordable Housing Project in Dover Scoops Top Award

Description
Affordable housing project named residential project regional winner in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Southeast Awards
Date:
26 May 2022

Youth Conference to make a powerful IMPACT in schools across the district

Description
DDC is taking the lead in talking with the district's young people about drugs and alcohol, and their impact on mental health.
Date:
23 May 2022

Dover District Council Elects Chairman and Vice Chairman for 2022/23

Description
DDC met for its Annual Meeting last night and re-elected Cllr Conolly as Chairman of the Council and Cllr Hannent as Vice Chairman
Date:
19 May 2022

Maison Dieu Serves Up a Celebration of Dover's Royal Past

Description
Dover's Grade I Listed Maison Dieu hosts a Platinum Jubilee celebration on Friday 3 & Saturday 4 June with free, fun family activities
Date:
18 May 2022
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