26 JUL 2015

Dover Patrol Memorial

It was an honour to join the Chairwomen of DDC, the Mayoress of Deal and many local residents in paying tribute to the Dover Patrol in memorial parade and service at Lethercote Point. The Dover Patrol was one of Britain's most important naval defences in the First World War, guarding the Kent Coast and the southern North Sea against German ships. Famously, the patrol took an active role in the daring 'Zeebrugge Raid', to stop dangerous German U-boats attacking...

25 JUL 2015

Tilmanstone Fete

I really enjoyed getting down to Tilmanstone for their annual fete. Luckily, the sun shone all day and plenty of local residents turned out for a great event. There was stalls, tombolas, music and lots of events. Thanks to all the organisers for such a great afternoon.

24 JUL 2015

Zumbathon for Nepal

It was great to see local volunteers taking part in a 'Zumbathon' at St Edmund's School to raise money for a charity expedition to Nepal. The dance fitness session was organised by local activist Beverley–Jayne Last to raise money for the ITAP charity to send emergency response teams and medical equipment to Nepal. Since the earthquake in Nepal in April, the country's emergency services have been devastated, requiring quick support to redevelop. It was good to...

In June, the New Dover Hospital opened its door to patients. To have a brand new state of the art, fit for purpose hospital in the middle of Dover shows how far we've come in getting a fairer share of healthcare for our community.

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