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  • Thursday, 24 May 2018
    As part of their work to continue to involve local communities in shaping the future of the area, Dover District Council is updating a key document setting out how people can get involved in the planning process, and your views are sought.
  • Thursday, 24 May 2018
    Dover District Council elected its Chairman and Vice Chairman for 2018/19 at the Annual Meeting of the Council yesterday. The Chairman of the Council is Cllr Sue Chandler and the Vice Chairman is Cllr David Hannent, both elected for the fourth year.
  • Monday, 21 May 2018
    Dover floral expert Gladys Ray dies at the age of 100
    A Dover floral expert who arranged flowers for the Queen Mother and also exhibited at Chelsea has died at the age of 100. Gladys Ray, who had lived in River for the past 32 years, won international recognition and helped train many people in the art of flower arranging.
  • Tuesday, 8 May 2018
    Dover Cruise hosts three cruise vessels
    The sun was shining this May Bank Holiday Monday as three cruise ships called at Dover's historic Western Docks - the first time Dover Cruise has been at full capacity since 2016.
  • Thursday, 3 May 2018
    People of Dover awards recognises those who make a positive difference to the town
    A project which has led to pebbles from Dover beach travelling all over the world, a reception class teacher at a primary school and a man who cleared up builder's rubble after it was dumped near his home are among those who have received People of Dover awards.
  • Tuesday, 1 May 2018
    Community groups looking to deliver Community Led Housing schemes in the area have been invited to apply to Dover District Council for grants to help their projects, as part of a new scheme that opens today.
  • Monday, 30 April 2018
    As part of a wide range of initiatives to promote skills and training opportunities, Dover District Council has launched its first ever higher level apprenticeship - and is currently advertising for a Solicitor Apprentice.


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  • 26 May 2018
    International Space Station flyover
    Visible at 1:49am, 9:43pm and 11:20pm
    Where: Dover
  • 29 May 2018
    Bluebird Market
    Where: Dover Market Square / Cannon Street
  • 29 May 2018
    Capel-le-Ferne Farmers' Market
    Where: Capel Village Hall, Lancaster Avenue, Capel-le-Ferne, CT18 7LX
  • 31 May 2018
    Whitfield Farmers' Market
    Where: Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Road, Whitfield, CT16 3LY
  • 2 June 2018
    An Evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein Classics
    With songs and scenes from other popular shows
    Where: Dover Town Hall
  • 5 June 2018
    Bluebird Market
    Where: Dover Market Square / Cannon Street
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