Charlie attends Wellington-inspired opening night (02 Jul 2015)

Charlie attends the opening night of the Deal Festival.

"It was a fantastic start to a fantastic festival."

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Back in coaltion - to support cancer batlle (02 Jul 2015)

Charlie and his local Lib Dem opponent, Sarah Smith, join forces to campaign for better treatment for ovarian cancer patients.

"All too often, treatment quality for this horrible disease varies far too much around the country. We need to boost access to clinical trials - in Kent and across the UK - and help women with ovarian cancer get the medical support they need."  

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Photos of the New Dover Hospital (25 Jun 2015)

A selection of photos from inside the New Dover Hospital, taken when Charlie toured the new facility recently.

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The New Dover Hospital (25 Jun 2015)

Mercury coverage of Charlie's tour of the New Dover Hospital.

"It's incredible to see such a great range of services now available to patients in the heart of our community."

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Charlie - Calais 'losing control' (25 Jun 2015)

Charlie warns that authorities in Calais are losing control of the town after migrants tried to exploit a French workers' strike to board vehicles bound for Dover. 

"I am concerned by it. It is high time the French authorities took control of the situation and ensure that people are returned to their country of origin."

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Charlie encourages Town Team involvement (25 Jun 2015)

Charlie meets members of Dover's Town Team to discuss local business issues and encourages other local businesses to get involved too.

"It was great to discuss business rates with the Dover Town Team and to hear how small businesses in Dover can be helped to propser."

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Charlie praises bureau's work (25 Jun 2015)

Charlie and the Chairman of Dover District Council, Cllr Sue Chandler, visit the Dover, Deal and District Citizens' Advice Bureau to hear about the support they offer to people and families in need. 

"It is really great to hear about all the fantastic work the CAB has been doing for local residents."

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New hospital opening 'a defining moment for our community' (18 Jun 2015)

Charlie hails the opening of the New Dover Hospital as 'a defining moment for our community'.

"We now have a purpose-built, state-of-the-art, cutting-edge hospital that will provide health care. It will save so many journeys to Ashford and Margate."

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Supporting the local jobs revolution (18 Jun 2015)

Charlie visits Kennedy Scott in Dover to talk about their work helping local people into work and their new contract to provide more services to disabled people.

"I was pleased to visit and was struck by their remarkable commitment to helping their customers get back into work."

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Visit to Dover College (18 Jun 2015)

Charlie meets Dover College head teacher to talk about the rise in student numbers.

"It was great to visit Dover College and hear how student numbers are increasing." 

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