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Inland Border Facility: Green Party Peer Natalie Bennett Speaks Up For Dover Residents

There was much local disappointment at the failure of the Conservative Cabinet at DDC to use their powers as Local Planning Authority to demand an Environmental Impact Assessment for the site Central Govt commandeered for Dover Inland Border Facility. We note that 8 of the 11 opposition Labour councillors voted against the weak line taken […]

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Fast Growing support for Dover people’s campaign for central London government to RE-LOCATE the INLAND BORDER FACILITY for safety reasons.

On the evening of Fri 29th January 2021, a well-informed senior source attached to the Port of Dover, spoke to Sarah Gleave, local Green Party Campaigner. This conversation flagged up various issues regarding the selection of the White Cliffs business park, Dover District’s only retail park, (and a site next door to the new, expensive […]

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New EV Charging points announced 13 Jan 2021 by DDC.

Comment from Dover and Deal Green Party : At long last, Dover District is catching up with Ashford and Maidstone. At long last Dover, the gateway to England, gets some of the 21st century infrastructure it needs. Dover & Deal Green Party have spent the last 3 years politely, persistently, pestering Dover District Council (DDC) […]

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Statement for the DDC Overview and Scrutiny Committee – Meeting of 18th January 2021.

Regarding Agenda item 14 – DDC Climate Change Strategy. From : Green Party nominee on DDC Climate Change Working Group, Sarah Gleave / Mike Eddy job share. In 2021, especially during the sickness and impoverishment of the pandemic, action to deal with the Climate and Ecological crisis is not just a desirable add-on, to trim […]

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Open letter to Under Secretary of State for Transport, Rachel Maclean MP Regarding Dover Inland Border Facility.

Statement from Green Party Councillors in Dover District. Until December 2020, the site that the Dept of Transport have bought to use as White Cliffs Inland Border Facility was farmland that ought not to be developed. Right now government Department for Transport, are saying it is a temporary site with a 5 year requirement but […]

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Dover and Deal Green Party on DDC Climate strategy

Press Statement The 7 Conservative cabinet members of DDC have announced they are pushing through their version of a Climate Change strategy at their Cabinet meeting on 11th January 2021, with 2 press releases on 8th and 12th January 2021. Using our co-opted seat on the cross-party DDC climate change working group, Dover and Deal […]

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Inland Border Clearance Facility DOVER

Statement from Dover and Deal Green Party Dover and Deal Green Party stands with Guston Village and Guston Parish Council in their David and Goliath struggle with the Dept of Transport and Conservative Govt in London.  On 31st December 2020, residents of peaceful Guston village, perched 1 mile inland from Dover Castle, received a letter from the […]

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EV Charging Points

If you’ve been looking to get an EV (Electric Vehicle) and don’t have the ability to charge at home, you’ll be needing to charge away from home using destination charging. Destination charging is the process of topping up charge on an EV whilst you’re busy at a location such as shopping centres, leisure centres, hotels, restaurants, […]

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