Remembering the heroism of Hellfire Corner

This week marks 75 years since the last shell fell on Dover in the Second World War. I paid my respects at a special memorial service at St Mary’s Church on Saturday.

Protecting our environment

Protecting our environment for future generations is vital if we are to survive as a species. That’s why I have always been passionate about action on climate change.

PM Boris heaps praise on Dover

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has heaped praise on Dover saying he is “very, very impressed” with “the level of preparation” for Brexit in the area.

Dover’s Market Square is set for major improvements

Dover’s Market Square is set for major improvements after being selected for a £2.4 million government grant.  A bid to regenerate the area with lights, a new fountain, new seating an extended pedestrian zone was put on a reserve list in April.

Pressing ministers to stump up cash for Dover

I've pressed Government ministers to help revive Dover town centre and stump up cash for two major projects. I held talks with the Housing, Communities and Local Government Department about the schemes.