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Closure of Ladywell public car park as Maison Dieu Restoration Gets Underway

Description
DDC is advising residents and businesses of local restrictions as work gets underway on the restoration of the Maison Dieu
Date:
13 January 2023

Ukrainian families staying in the Dover district say a big thank you to their hosts

Description
The group of Ukrainians held an event for their hosts with support from DDC
Date:
13 January 2023

Former garage site transformed into 16 studio flats for people facing homelessness

Description
The interim housing will help reduce reliance on B&B accommodation
Date:
11 January 2023

DDC to launch first district-wide housing needs survey to help deliver affordable housing

Description
Results from the survey will help the council shape its 2023-2028 Affordable Housing Strategy.
Date:
3 January 2023

DDC Plants 70 Trees in Memory of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Description
DDC has been planting 70 trees in memory of HM Queen Elizabeth II and her remarkable 70-year reign
Date:
19 December 2022

Beautiful South Tourism Awards

Description
White Cliffs Visitor Information Centre has been recognised as one of the best providers of visitor information in the south east
Date:
19 December 2022

DDC shortlisted for Keep Britain Tidy's Network Awards

Description
DDC shortlisted for KBT's 'Great British Spring Clean Award 2023' recognising promotion, engagement and delivery of the 2022 campaign
Date:
15 December 2022

Dover District Lotto Serves Up its First Jackpot Winner.....Just in Time for Christmas!

Description
Christmas has come early for the first £25,000 jackpot winner on the Dover District Lotto
Date:
13 December 2022

New Research Shows Promising Recovery for White Cliffs Country's Tourism Industry from 2020 to 2021

Description
Visit Kent's latest Economic Impact Model shows promising signs of early recovery for White Cliffs Country's tourism industry
Date:
13 December 2022

New Website Showcases £10.5m Dover Town Hall Restoration

Description
New website showcasing Dover's historic Town Hall has been launched as part of a £10.5m Lottery funded restoration project
Date:
12 December 2022

Bringing Home Further Help for Communities - Household Support Fund Extension Allocated

Description
DDC is welcoming news that it has received a grant of almost £200k to continue to help households in the district
Date:
12 December 2022

Getting Down to Business in Dover District

Description
DDC formally presented with FSB Local Government Award for 'Best Programme of Business Support in the Southeast'
Date:
9 December 2022

DDC Completes Land Assembly for Bench Street Redevelopment

Description
DDC has acquired properties in Bench Street, Dover bringing the regeneration of the area a step closer
Date:
9 December 2022

Dover Design Review Panel to be set up to ensure high-quality development in the district

Description
The independent expert panel will ensure development design in the Dover district is of the highest quality.
Date:
7 December 2022

Festive Fun Continues in Dover's Market Square

Description
Festive fun in Dover's Market Square on Saturday, 10 December, with market, live music and dance, and a visit from Santa!
Date:
5 December 2022

Contract awarded for phase two of the Guildhall Square in Sandwich

Description
Redevelopment of the Sandwich Guildhall Square contract awarded to Eythorne-based, Aesir Construction
Date:
2 December 2022

Hundreds of people attend Local Plan public exhibitions

Description
There is still time to get involved in the public consultation and have your say.
Date:
25 November 2022

Solar Farm Capable of Powering 7,000 Homes Approved by Dover District Council

Description
Plans for a solar farm capable of providing sustainable energy for around 7,000 homes have been given the go ahead
Date:
25 November 2022

Self-Build Homes Boost Set to Follow Funding Award for Brownfield Land Transformation

Description
DDC is welcoming news that it has been awarded over £100k as part of a government initiative to help drive new growth
Date:
24 November 2022

Advance to Work event to offer employment advice and job opportunities

Description
The free event is aimed at helping people overcome setbacks to get them back into the workplace.
Date:
21 November 2022
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