26 JUN 2016

Nonington Dolphins

The Nonington Dolphins have made such a great contribution to life in the village, so it was great to come together to celebrate their 20th birthday with a garden party at their hall in Nonington. It is such an impressive milestone. The event was attended by both current and past members of the youth group and their families. Thank you to Pauline Catterall and her team for putting together such a great afternoon for all the family.

23 JUN 2016

Employment Figures

The latest employment figures that show the number of jobseekers in Dover and Deal has fallen 45% since May 2010. There are now 1,219 people claiming out of work benefits in the constituency, 37 less than in April 2016. Youth unemployment is also down 57% from May 2010 to 255 jobseekers. This latest set of jobs figures make it clear that our long term economic plan is working. It is important that we help more people into work. It is great to see that youth...

18 JUN 2016

Armed Forces Day

On Saturday I joined veterans in Pencester Gardens to celebrate Armed Forces Day. The day included exhibitions highlighting the work of the armed forces, displays of military vehicles, living history re-enactments, and music from the bandstand. We should always celebrate the important work our armed forces do. It was a lovely afternoon out for all of the family. Thank you to the Hellfire Corner Association for putting on such a great event. The new Dover branch of...

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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