Tuesday 7 November at 7.30 pm in Deal Town Hall
A free talk – All welcome
Celebrating the tercentenary of Mrs Elizabeth Carter, Deal`s famous scholar, linguist, translator and Georgian `blue stocking`.
A performance by Deal historian, Gregory Holyoake, with music by Neil Wright and an appearance by Mrs Carter (Lynn Archer) reading from her original letters.
You are invited to where something blue as a tribute to her literary fame.
The District Councils of Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Thanet have been holding informal talks for some time about the possibility of forming a Unitary Authority for East Kent.
Dover District Council have announced consultation on a proposed new Leisure Centre to be built in Whitfield, replacing the current one on Townwall Street in Dover which is nearing the end of its design life.
Dover District Council has launched a consultation to gather community views on parking provision in Deal, Dover and Sandwich.
Kent County Council’s (KCC) Active Travel Strategy aims to make active travel an attractive and realistic choice for short journeys in Kent. Active Travel means walking or cycling as a means of transport in order to get to a particular destination such as work, the shops or to visit friends.
Details of the startegy are at http://consultations.kent.gov.uk/consult.ti/activetravel/consultationHome and KCC are running a consultation until 13 July 2016.
On the 30th March 2016, representatives of the Deal Society met with Councillor Paul Watkins (Leader of the council) and senior Councillors and Officers of Dover District Council (DDC). In an open, good natured and constructive dialogue a number of points were raised by the society and answered by DDC. (more…)
Dover District Council has published a report on the provision of indoor sports facilities, including a proposal to redevelop the Dover leisure centre. (more…)
Over the years, many trees have been lost from Dover Road and Walmer Parish Council were concerned at the visual impact this has had. (more…)
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