Centenary Remembrance

This year marks 100 years since the Armistice brought the First World War to a close, so the annual acts of remembrance are particularly poignant.

Whilst this year our thoughts will particularly be with that conflict, remembrance events serve to remind us of the sacrifice of all people in all conflicts.

 

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Aldi in Deal

Aldi have applied to redevelop the site occupied by the Co-op on Park Road, which will close in November.

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Middle Street Conservation Area put forward for national award

Civic Voice has launched a national campaign to find the England’s Favourite Conservation Area and The Deal Society has nominated the Middle Street Conservation Area for the award.

It has made it to the shortlist and now it’s down to the public to vote for which area gets the award.

Please vote for us by going to this page and clicking on the heart with a number next to it (the page may take a few seconds to load). The deadline to vote is 5pm on the 16th October.

Then please ask all of your friends to vote too!

There is a short slideshow about the area made for the competition here.

Blue Plaque for Sir Ernest Charles

A new blue plaque has been unveiled to a great benefactor to Deal – Sir Ernest Bruce Charles CBE. The plaque is on his home, which still bears his name, Bruce House on Beach Street. (more…)

Deal Society gets national recognition

Because of the work that we have done on Conservation Area Character Appraisals, and the toolkit we have developed, we were asked to give a presentation at a conference for Kent local councils and at the Civic Voice annual convention, a national conference for civic societies.

In January our profile will get even higher when we are presented as a leading example of community action at the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Civic Societies. (more…)

Deal Pier Refurbishment

Dover District Council have approved a major programme of repairs to Deal pier.

The announcement made it to the BBC local news. (more…)

Deal Society Newsletter

The Deal Society’s Newsletters are occasional e-mails telling you about the heritage and other matters of interest in Deal and Walmer. You can sign up using the form on the right. (more…)