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Behind the scenes: What it's like being a DDC councillor

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Two councillors have revealed what the role involves ahead of this year's local elections.
Date:
8 March 2023

DDC partners with LitterLotto to reward residents who bin litter

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LitterLotto is a free mobile phone app offering users the chance to win prizes for doing the right thing and putting litter in the bin.
Date:
6 March 2023

Students uncover hidden stories at the Maison Dieu

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Graphic design students from UKC are to create exhibition designs inspired by the hidden stories of the 800-year-old Maison Dieu
Date:
2 March 2023

Budget Agreed as DDC Invests for the Future

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Dover District Council has agreed its budget for 23/24, with an exciting programme of investment ahead
Date:
2 March 2023

Reaching out to local environmental 'Heroes' who deserve to be recognised

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The REACH Awards recognise our district's unsung 'heroes' who work hard to improve our environment and unite the local community.
Date:
1 March 2023

Cueing Up Kent's Latest Events Venue!

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Grade II Listed former Billiards Room at Kearsney Abbey is now available for community, educational and corporate event hire
Date:
1 March 2023

A Big Deal for Jobs & Skills!

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Deal is the venue for the Big Jobs & Skills Fair organised by DDC and the Department for Work on 14 March at Tides Leisure Centre
Date:
24 February 2023

Public engagement on proposed new Dover Creative Centre

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Local residents and businesses are invited to view and comment on proposals for the Dover Creative Centre to be built in Bench Street.
Date:
21 February 2023

Cleaning up at Keep Britain Tidy Awards!

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DDC has won the prestigious Keep Britain Tidy Local Authority Network Great British Spring Clean Award
Date:
21 February 2023

One year on - Ukrainians reflect on their time living in the Dover district

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More than 100 properties in the Dover district are housing Ukrainians through the Homes for Ukraine scheme.
Date:
20 February 2023

Final phase of Aylesham Garden Village to begin with developers back on site

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Construction of Aylesham Garden Village started in 2014 and is almost complete
Date:
15 February 2023

Treasure Donated to Dover Museum

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A complete cast gold memento mori or mourning ring dating to 1712 has been donated to Dover Museum
Date:
14 February 2023

Get onboard with the new on-demand bus service for Aylesham and surrounding villages

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Passengers will be able to book a bus at the touch of a button with the new on-demand service.
Date:
13 February 2023

Voter ID - Are You Prepared

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District and parish elections take place on 4 May–residents reminded that to vote at a polling station, you will need to show photo ID
Date:
8 February 2023

Breaking Ground on Guildhall Square Revamp

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Work to transform the Guildhall Square in Sandwich as a welcoming space for both residents and visitors is underway.
Date:
8 February 2023

Generating Results to Put the Environment to the Fore With The Open Legacy Fund

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News welcomed that The Open Legacy Fund has helped a local school with a project that has led to the installation of 345 solar panels
Date:
6 February 2023

Whitfield Urban Expansion soars on with more house building underway and bird-themed street names approved

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Construction of new homes and a road to support Dover Fastrack is well underway
Date:
2 February 2023

DDC branches out into the local community with new bespoke vehicle

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DDC staff can travel out into the heart of our local communities in a new fully equipped vehicle
Date:
20 January 2023

Levelling Up Fund Delivers £63 Million Boost for Dover

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Two projects in Dover have been awarded over £63 million to deliver new investment to boost jobs, skills, and access in the town
Date:
19 January 2023

New user-friendly housing register system to be rolled out

Description
To move to the new system new applications to the housing register will be suspended for a month
Date:
16 January 2023
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