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  • Yesterday at 17:53
    Weekend of events marks centenary of the death of First World War hero Walter Tull
    Special events are being held this weekend to mark the centenary of the death of First World War hero Walter Tull, whose mother, Alice Palmer, was born in Dover. Several relatives still live in Dover, Folkestone and Maidstone and they will be among those attending events to mark 100 years since he was killed by a German sniper during the second battle of the Somme on 25 March 1918.
  • Yesterday at 16:08
    As part of their work to develop housing options for the future, Dover District Council is looking for people or groups that want to find out more about community led housing or self-build projects.
  • Yesterday at 09:34
    Kent Police officers are investigating after cash, thought to be around £70,000, was seized in Dover.
  • Friday, 16 March 2018
    Small, high street businesses from across the Dover district attended the first Business Question Time event organised by the Dover District Chamber of Commerce, with the support of Dover District Council. Among the topical issues discussed were business rates, tourism, new homes, and competition from online retailing.
  • Thursday, 15 March 2018
    Dover District Council's in-house Parks & Open Spaces team has welcomed the first community payback placements for people serving their sentence in the community in a new partnership with the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company.
  • Thursday, 15 March 2018
    Officers are investigating a report of an attempted robbery in Shepherdswell. Kent Police received a report that at 8.15pm last night a man entered a shop in Eythorne Road and threatened a member of staff with a knife.
  • Wednesday, 14 March 2018
    Cannon restoration brings a bang to Dover's Maison Dieu
    Three cannons have been returned to take pride of place adjacent to Dover's Grade I listed Maison Dieu following restoration. The works included cleaning the cannons and building new gun carriages from English Oak. The guns are believed to be over 200 years old and were gifted to the town by Alderman Matthew Pepper.


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  • 20 March 2018
    Bluebird Market
    Where: Dover Market Square / Cannon Street
  • 20 March 2018
    Capel-le-Ferne Farmers' Market
    Where: Capel Village Hall, Lancaster Avenue, Capel-le-Ferne, CT18 7LX
  • 22 March 2018
    Whitfield Farmers' Market
    Where: Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Road, Whitfield, CT16 3LY
  • 23 March 2018
    Guided walk around Fort Burgoyne
    Where: Meet at the entrance to former Connaught Barracks
  • 24 March 2018
    International Space Station flyover
    Appearing 10° above SSW, disappearing 12° above SSW
    Where: Dover
  • 27 March 2018
    Bluebird Market
    Where: Dover Market Square / Cannon Street
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