Political map of Dover district set to change

  Political map of Dover district set to change News release issued by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new pattern of council wards for Dover District Council. The consultation is the first part of […]

Water Resources update

Following the very dry winter in 2016/17, our groundwater resources remained below average all year and have now receded further due to the very dry start to autumn. This has increased the risk of drought and water restrictions in 2018. The summer rainfall was welcomed, but aquifers only usually fill up from rainfall during autumn […]

Water resources update

10 November 2017 We have now entered our critical recharge period (October to March) when we expect rainfall to reach the aquifers (porous rock where groundwater is stored) that we use to supply your water. Unfortunately, the amount of rain we received in October fell considerably short of what is usually expected and our water […]

Resignation of Parish Councillor

This is to notify you that effective immediately Cllr C Pickaver has resigned from the Parish Council. This means that automatically a Casual Vacancy will be declared in the Coldred Ward of Shepherdswell with Coldred Parish Council. Colin Tearle. Parish Clerk

Cyber Crime

ALERT from Kent Police Neighbourhood Watch Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, an alert urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately and in the coming days. PROTECTION / PREVENTION ADVICE Key Protect messages for businesses to […]

KCC Highways Tracker Survey Report

As most of you will be aware, back in September and November 2016, we circulated on behalf of KCC Highways and Transportation, their Tracker Survey. The Report is now available to view by clicking on the link here:  http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council/strategies-and-policies/transport-and-highways-policies/highways-transportation-and-waste-tracker-survey-report Kent County Council send their apologies for the delay in getting the link sent out to […]

NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plan – opportunity to join a Patient & Public Advisory Group

YOUR chance to help involve people in changes in Kent & Medway Local doctors and health and social care leaders are passionate that people MUST be involved in helping to make decisions about the future of our health and social care services. Do you feel the same?  Perhaps you would like to get involved? We […]

Dover District Council

Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Thanet councils will meet on 22 March to consider the next steps around the creation of a new single council in East Kent.