Dover Town Team and Dover District Council are welcoming major news that the Government has today announced that Dover, along with four other transformational projects, has received a share of over £10m from the Coastal Communities Fund.
A new joint approach between Dover District Council and Folkestone and Hythe District Council is aimed at helping rough sleepers within the districts. The councils have been successful in obtaining government funding for two bids totalling £422,000 to tackle homelessness and reduce rough sleeping.
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.