Dover news from 2012
- Kent Police has launched an investigation after a man from the Dover area failed to return from a trip to Tenerife.
- Exciting ideas are sought for innovative, creative and challenging new play area facilities for Sheridan Road in Dover - and a consultation event is being held in the new year to hear your views.
- Kent County Council and Dover District Council are spreading a little Christmas cheer to 45 local community groups following approval of more than £90,000 grant funding for community projects across the district, following recommendations from local residents.
- Dover Harbour Board announces that Roger Mountford, its current Chairman, is to retire from the Board on 31 December, upon completion of 12 years of service as a non-executive. The Secretary of State for Transport has appointed the present Deputy Chairman, George Jenkins, as his successor.
- Port of Dover Marine Operations staff, Fleet Managers from the ferry operators and Ferry Masters from the vessels using the Port of Dover came together recently at the bi-annual Ferry Master Meeting.
- A third local hero to be immortalised in steel in Dover has been chosen by the public, and people will soon be able to spy the figures as part of an innovative national art project from charity Sustrans - the final figure will be James Bond author Ian Fleming.
- As Dover District continues to move forward for the future as a district of growth, enterprise and opportunity, three key documents are being developed to help guide future development proposals - and your views are sought.
- Two men, including one from Dover, have been arrested in connection with an assault in Chartham.
- Dover's Esplanade has added two further triumphs to its growing list of accolades.
- As a special seasonal boost for communities, and following a range of celebrations over a very special year, Dover District Council is offering free parking on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 December in all DDC owned car parks across the district.