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Statement of Support for Sandwich Chamber of Commerce - Events During The 149th Open

Press Release - Sandwich Port & Haven Commissioners Back At Guildhall - Click here



Notice from NETWORK RAIL IMPROVEMENT WORKS LINE and STATION CLOSURES Sandwich Station Capacity Upgrade

We are writing to inform you that Network Rail needs to undertake essential works near your property.
These works are to enhance the capacity of the station to direct passengers away from the surrounding road network for the upcoming Golf Open Championship at Royal St George's Golf Club.


Current News and Traffic Notices

Local Police Notices:

Reporting a Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour

There are a variety of different contact details that can be used to report a crime or nuisance: - Click for details

Kent County Council Road Traffic Regulations - Various Roads (Sandwich) Tourist Coaches Parking Places, One Way and Waiting Restrictions - (No 1) Order 1996

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Sections 1, 2, 32, 35 and 124 Click for details

Welcoming Homes - Funding Boost Provides Additional Help To Tackle Empty Properties

A funding boost from Dover District Council means that increased loans are available to transform empty properties into homes in the area, topping up loans available from Kent County Council’s No Use Empty Scheme from £25k to £40k per home.
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For more information on loans and grants available from DDC, please see the DDC Private Sector Housing pages, or for more information on the KCC No Use Empty Scheme, please see

DDC Grant Scheme For High Street Shops

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Safer Stronger Communities in DDC - Become a Community Caretaker

What is a community caretaker? Click for Details


DDC Press Release:

CCTV Upgrade Set to Power Up Town Centres of the Future

New £280,000 CCTV investment to enable Wi-Fi towns
Dover District Council is to invest £280,000 in a major CCTV upgrade as part of its latest plans to support the district’s town centres. The investment will see new digital technology replacing existing cameras across Dover, Deal, and Sandwich, along with the introduction of the first CCTV cameras in Aylesham. The new technology also enables future investment in town centre Wi-Fi.
Dover District Council has awarded the contract for the CCTV system upgrade to Eurovia Infrastructure Ltd following an OJEU competitive tender. Posted on 27 February 2019.
To Read More Click here for the DDC website

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