Tender process launched to find operator for new 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. The tender is being conducted under the EU Public Procurement Directives and has been advertised in the Official Journal of the European Union with a closing date of 12th May 2017.
The new Dover District Leisure Centre is proposed on a 2.1ha site in Whitfield and will feature a competition standard eight-lane swimming pool with spectator seating for 250 people, learner pool, four court sports hall, squash courts, multi-function room, fitness gym, fitness studios, clip ‘n’ climb wall, and a café. The plans also include two outdoor 3G artificial pitches for five-a-side football and a minimum of 250 parking spaces.
Following a detailed evaluation of the tenders a final decision on the operator will be made by Dover District Council’s cabinet in September 2017.
Plans for East Kent Council on hold following Shepway vote
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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.Plans for East Kent Council on hold following Shepway vote
Aylesham man who admitted dangerous driving is jailed for 14 months
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.Aylesham man who admitted dangerous driving is jailed for 14 months
Plans submitted for new £26m leisure centre
Friday, 17 March 2017
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.Plans submitted for new £26m leisure centre