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  • Today at 08:35
    Plans to create a new single council for East Kent are to be put on hold following a vote by Shepway District Council last night. The four East Kent councils each considered the findings of an independent report, which explored replacing the existing four local authorities with a new single East Kent council.
  • Tuesday, 21 March 2017
    A man who admitted causing serious injury by dangerous driving following a head-on collision in Dover has been jailed. Thomas John Armstrong was driving a Proton Savvy the wrong way down Frith Road in the early hours of Monday 21 November 2016 when it was in collision with a Nissan Juke.
  • Friday, 17 March 2017
    Plans submitted for new £26m leisure centre
    A planning application for a new £26m Dover District Leisure Centre has been submitted. The new leisure centre is proposed on a 2.1ha site in Whitfield to replace the existing 40 year old Dover Leisure Centre.
  • Wednesday, 15 March 2017
    Dover District Council has issued an invitation to tender for an operator of its proposed new £26m Dover District Leisure Centre on a 2.1ha site in Whitfield.
  • Wednesday, 15 March 2017
    Dover 2017 cruise season gets underway
    As the sun rose over Dover this morning, the majestic Saga Pearl II cruise ship glided into the historic Port of Dover Cruise Terminal One marking the commencement of the 2017 cruise season.
  • Wednesday, 15 March 2017
    Detectives investigating a series of pub burglaries in the Dover area have released a CCTV image of a man who may be able to assist them.
  • Wednesday, 15 March 2017
    Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Thanet councils will each meet next Wednesday to consider the next steps around the creation of a new single council in East Kent.


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  • 23 March 2017
    Whitfield Farmers' Market
    Where: Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Road, Whitfield, CT16 3LY
  • 23 March 2017
    Floral Art Demonstration
    Floral Art Demonstration held by T.E.D.P.A
    Where: Lower Hall, Temple Ewell Village Hall 187 London Road, CT16 3DF Dover, Kent
  • 27 March 2017
    International Space Station flyover
    Appearing 10° above S, disappearing 11° above S
    Where: Dover
  • 28 March 2017
    Bluebird Market
    Where: Dover Market Square / Cannon Street
  • 28 March 2017
    Capel-le-Ferne Farmers' Market
    Where: Capel Village Hall, Lancaster Avenue, Capel-le-Ferne, CT18 7LX
  • 30 March 2017
    Whitfield Farmers' Market
    Where: Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Road, Whitfield, CT16 3LY

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