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  • Monday, 22 August 2016
    Dover District Council has welcomed today's news that the Dover to Folkestone rail line will re-open on Monday, 5 September, three months ahead of schedule. The line has been out of action since Christmas Eve 2015 following storm damage to the sea wall at Shakespeare Cliff.
  • Friday, 19 August 2016
    A firm in Deal has been awarded a contract to carry out a range of repair and painting works in the district, including refurbishment of the Victorian tram shelter on Folkestone Road, the Dover Museum frontage, and three beach shelters on Deal Seafront.
  • Wednesday, 17 August 2016
    Dover Harbour Board has announced the achievement of the Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon Award for the fourth time after accomplishing a 17.2% absolute reduction in the Port of Dover carbon footprint.
  • Tuesday, 16 August 2016
    Dover District Council is welcoming news that its CCTV system has been successful in meeting a national code of practice, set up to ensure people can have confidence that surveillance cameras are used to protect and support them.
  • Thursday, 4 August 2016
    Dover Cruise Port scores a hat-trick
    Dover Cruise Port, the UK's second most popular cruise port, was today graced by three magnificent cruise ships taking it to its full capacity - Saga Cruises 'Saga Sapphire', Seabourn 'Seabourn Quest' and the Plantours & Partner 'MV Hamburg'. With them came approximately 2,400 passengers to sample the pleasures of Destination Dover and wider Kent.
  • Tuesday, 2 August 2016
    Five charities have each received a cash boost from the Kent Police Property Fund. The money, which comes from the sale of items that have been seized during police operations, was given to the good causes at a presentation held on Friday 8 July.
  • Friday, 29 July 2016
    General entry to Dover Museum, one of the oldest museums in Kent, will be free for everyone from 1 August 2016 in a welcome boost for tourism.


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  • 25 August 2016
    Whitfield Farmers' Market
    Where: Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Road, Whitfield, CT16 3LY
  • 27 August 2016
    Dover Bluebird Heritage Trail - Launch
    Launch and inaugural walk of the Dover Bluebird Heritage Trail
    Where: start Dover War Memorial
  • 28 August 2016
    Vivaldi Bach Mozart * Classics from Germany
    Sunday 28th August 2016 at 7.30 pm in St. Mary's Church in Dover
    Where: St. Mary's Church, Church Street, Dover CT16 1BY
  • 30 August 2016
    Bluebird Market
    Where: Dover Market Square / Cannon Street
  • 30 August 2016
    Capel-le-Ferne Farmers' Market
    Where: Capel Village Hall, Lancaster Avenue, Capel-le-Ferne, CT18 7LX
  • 1 September 2016
    Whitfield Farmers' Market
    Where: Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Road, Whitfield, CT16 3LY

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