Dover news from April 2012
- Sir Roger Manwood's School in Sandwich has triumphed at the Dover District final of the 2011/12 Young Enterprise Company Programme with its company 'Fortitude', and will now go on to represent the Dover District Area at the Kent final on 3rd May 2012 at The University of Greenwich.
- A Disability Awareness Event is being held at Dover Discovery Centre, in partnership with Dover Gateway, on Thursday 10 May between 10am and 2pm, to encourage people to meet local service providers and see what the Gateway can offer to you.
- The Chairman of Dover District Council is arranging a Community Tea Party for local residents to come together to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, and to share their memories of the Queen ascending to the throne and of the Coronation.
- The Port of Dover is extending pier A at Eastern Docks to enable longer vessels to moor in berths two and three. The work, to be completed prior to the Olympic Games, will provide improved mooring for DFDS vessels and an alternative berth for P&O Spirit class ships.
- Border Force officers have foiled two smuggling attempts at Dover within two days.
- A range of colourful artwork, information displays and environmental improvements for the Barton Path in Dover was celebrated at a launch event at the riverside path on Wednesday.
- More than 100 school children gathered at Dover Market Square yesterday to mark out a special occasion - as Dover District celebrated 100 days to go to the Olympic Games.
- An exciting world record attempt for the largest dance routine ever is taking place at locations across the country next month - and a special opportunity to join in is coming to Dover Market Square.
- Local residents are invited to come along and have their say at the next joint Dover District Neighbourhood Forum meetings.
- As excitement builds around the arrival of the Olympic Torch, Dover District Council is welcoming news that the Local Leaders programme has been launched this week.