Recycling and waste collections in Dover will continue to be provided by Veolia after Dover District and Folkestone & Hythe District Councils awarded the company a new joint contract at the conclusion of a tender process.
Park life is gradually returning to Kearsney Abbey with the re-opening of the mobile café and temporary toilet facilities. The mobile café and toilets were removed from the site in March as the lockdown was announced and in line with Government's stay at home message.
The Dover Co-Innovation Hub is celebrating as the Gaby Redman Design Studio, popular for its range of upcycled home décor, moves into new premises at 7 Cannon Street in Dover. The new store opens at 10am on Saturday.
At the start of the Covid19 emergency, a wide group of Dover organisations joined together to form Together4Dover under the umbrella of Dover Big Local. Launched on April 3rd 2020, the helpline service has been offering support to local residents throughout the pandemic but the service will be suspended on August 1st when shielding for most people will cease.
A new initiative has been set up to provide support for people who are in isolation and have no family or neighbours to help them. Together4DOVER (Covid 19 Support) has been established by a core team of representatives from various local groups and organisations and operates under the umbrella of Dover Big Local.