If you’ve seen the weekly list of Planning Applications that Dover District Council issued last Friday, it is likely you’ll have seen 3 prospective developments in neighbouring areas that Members have previously voiced their concerns about.(more…)
– Lies, misinformation and statistics. Further observations from Ian Redding
We have some interesting discussions at the Society’s Executive, seeking to look at the bigger picture and to understand how new developments are changing our town and expanding it into surrounding areas, for good or bad.(more…)
The Friends of Betteshanger Country Park is a Group that has been set up to help protect this important and bio-diverse wildlife site from development. They would like as many people as possible to contact the Council and object to the developers proposals. Further details are in their leaflets and presentation below. Please take time to look through these important documents.(more…)
Some thoughts from one of the Committee about the effect of global warming on the Town
CIARAN GIVES US ALL A STERN LESSON a reflection by Ian Redding – 6 Nov 2023(more…)
A proposal for the redevelopment of the Regent on the seafront is being put out to public consultation in advance of a planning application.(more…)
The Regent, an iconic building on the Deal seafront, has been empty for a number of years. The Deal Society is keen that the building is reopened as a cinema and frustrated at the delays to this happening. (more…)
Dover District Council has changed from having 45 councillors to 32, and as a result of that the ward boundaries have also changed. (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…)
As part of the Dover Western Docks Revival, the Port of Dover have applied to dredge 2.5 million cubic metres of aggregate from the South Goodwin Sands (which they say is 0.22% of the volume of the sands). (more…)