Gillian Smissen

Latest News: School visits help raise awareness of environment for the future

Throughout January, Dover District Council has been leading a series of assemblies with local primary schools to talk to pupils about the importance of putting litter in the bin, picking up after pets, and keeping our district clean, tidy and safe for the future.
  • Community meeting to focus on youth services

    Dover residents are being invited to come along to a community meeting focusing on young people and youth engagement in the Dover Town area, being held at the Dover Town Council offices, Maison Dieu House on Saturday 13 February from 10.30am.
  • Roman Family Day at Dover Museum

    If you're looking for something fun for the whole family during the school holidays, why not roam on down to Dover Museum, where they're holding a Roman-themed Family Day from 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday 17 February.
  • Apprenticeship growth gives Dover a boost

    Dover has more than doubled the number of apprenticeship starts in the constituency during the past five years. Statistics recently released by Government show that over 900 apprentices started work in the Dover constituency in 2014/15.
  • Planned demonstrations in Dover this Saturday

    Kent Police has been made aware of a planned demonstration march in Dover tomorrow that is likely to cause disruption in and around the town.
  • Celebrating Dover's rich history - Dover Pageant exhibition

    Celebrating Dover's rich history - Dover Pageant exhibitionDover Museum is looking for items to help tell the story of the Dover Pageant for a new exhibition opening in April.
  • Taking a lead in dog microchipping

    Dover District Council has welcomed the success of a series of events between July 2015 and January 2016 where more than 180 dogs were microchipped for free - this is ahead of new laws that mean all dogs must be microchipped from 6 April 2016.
  • Key road scheme to maximise Dover regeneration projects

    Work on a key road scheme in Dover is due to start on 20th February. The work involves junction improvements at the Prince of Wales and Duke of York roundabouts on the A20, along with improved access to Union Street.
  • Getting involved in shaping the future of the district

    As part of their work to continue to involve local communities in shaping the future of the area, Dover District Council has updated a key document setting out how people can get involved in the planning process - and your views are sought.
  • Museum Family Days

    Dover Museum has a fun line-up of events and activities set out for all the family as we move on into 2016 - including a free Finger Puppet Family Day from 10.30am to 3pm on Saturday 23 January.
  • Deadline approaches for community group funding

    Community groups looking for funding for projects that can show benefit to the local area can still apply for grants from the Dover District Neighbourhood Forums - but the closing date for completed applications is Friday 15 January 2016.