Two new horticultural apprentices have joined the Kearsney Parks project team at Dover District Council. Janiene Davenport and Joe Beaney will be learning their trade on one of the most exciting garden restoration projects in the south east as work gets underway to restore Thomas Mawson's landscape at Russell Gardens.
Dover's new Marina Pier opened to the public for the first time late yesterday afternoon. As news spread of the opening, more people headed for the pier to be among the first to stroll out to the end of the new structure and take in the views of the seafront, town, and the redevelopment work going on at the Western Docks.
The new Dover District Leisure Centre hosts it's first major competitive swimming event this weekend with up to 300 swimmers representing 24 teams competing for honours at the Kent County Amateur Swimming Association Relay Championships 2019.
Dover District Council is to invest £280,000 in a major CCTV upgrade as part of its latest plans to support the district's town centres. The investment will see new digital technology replacing existing cameras across Dover, Deal, and Sandwich, along with the introduction of the first CCTV cameras in Aylesham. The new technology also enables future investment in town centre Wi-Fi.