Tuesday 7 May at 7.30 pm in Deal Town Hall
Free and open to everyone
Jim Davies was the last working miner at Betteshanger colliery. His illustrated talk will tell the fascinating story of Kent’s coalfields along with his personal insights and anecdotes about life as a miner.
On Thursday 2nd May 2019 there will be elections to District and Parish Councils.
Aldi have been granted planning permission to redevelop the site formerly occupied by the Co-op on Park Road, which closed in November 2018.
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.
Dover District Council is to change from having 45 councillors to 32, and as a result of that the ward boundaries will change. (more…)
Progress with the refurbishment of Deal Pier has been slow but there is news of progress. (more…)
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…)
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…)
Dover District Council have approved a major programme of repairs to Deal pier.
The announcement made it to the BBC local news. (more…)
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…)