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  • Yesterday at 19:42
    Planning permission granted for McCarthy & Stone extra care apartments in Dover
    Dover District Council has granted planning permission for 70 extra care apartments for older people in a £25m redevelopment of the old sorting office on Charlton Green in Dover. The 0.69ha site will be developed by McCarthy & Stone, the UK's leading retirement house builder.
  • Monday, 13 August 2018
    A musical extravaganza at Port of Dover Community Regatta
    On Sunday 26 August, the shore side stage will provide the platform for some great local talent to perform throughout the day and into the evening at the Port of Dover Community Regatta.
  • Monday, 13 August 2018
    Dover Town has been designated as a Neighbourhood Area following an application by Dover Town Council, to help the local community shape the future of the town.
  • Wednesday, 1 August 2018
    Pilot project for public transport scheme launches in Dover District
    A pilot project run by Thanet Community Transport Association is being tried and tested in the Dover District to offer a flexible public transport alternative in the area. TCTA has a large fleet of purpose designed minibuses, and is able to pick up and drop off people from their homes in Dover District to their destination locally from £3.50 per person for each single journey.
  • Sunday, 29 July 2018
    The £53m St James development is acting as a catalyst for new investment in Dover town centre with developers looking to bring forward further regeneration projects to capitalise on the success of the scheme. Local landowner, Richard Sandilands, has appointed architects to design a regeneration scheme for Flying Horse Lane which is one of the key thoroughfares from the town centre to St James.
  • Monday, 23 July 2018
    Dover District Leisure Centre reaches new heights with clip 'n climb
    Climbing specialists Entre-prises have been appointed to install the innovative Clip 'n Climb climbing facility at the new £26m Dover District Leisure Centre. The community leisure venue which is due to open early next year will boast a range of facilities including an eight-lane county standard competition swimming pool, learner pool, sports hall, outdoor 3G pitches, squash courts, and 120 station fitness suite.
  • Saturday, 21 July 2018
    With the school holidays fast approaching, there's a whole range of great things to see and do out and about across the area as part of Up On The Downs' Big Summer Festival, running from 25 July to 9 August.


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  • 16 August 2018
    Whitfield Farmers' Market
    Where: Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Road, Whitfield, CT16 3LY
  • 18 August 2018
    Dover Stamp and Collectors Fair
    Collectors Fair
    Where: Biggin Hall, Biggin street, Dover , CT16 1BD
  • 19 August 2018
    Pirates and Princesses Day
    Help the Coastguard raise funds for RNLI with family games & street food!
    Where: The Coastguard Pub, St Margaret's Bay, Dover CT15 6DY
  • 21 August 2018
    Bluebird Market
    Where: Dover Market Square / Cannon Street
  • 21 August 2018
    Capel-le-Ferne Farmers' Market
    Where: Capel Village Hall, Lancaster Avenue, Capel-le-Ferne, CT18 7LX
  • 23 August 2018
    Whitfield Farmers' Market
    Where: Whitfield Village Hall, Sandwich Road, Whitfield, CT16 3LY
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