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Knitters wanted

Posted on Mar 27, 2016

Knitters wanted

Facebook group Calm Cuffs are a group of local mums making twiddle muffs for dementia patients. Calm cuffs, also known as activity mitts or twiddle mitts are knitted or crocheted bands using different textures and added extras. A patient living with dementia can twiddle with the mitts during times of anxiety, the mitts help to provide stimulation during hospital stays and are valuable to dementia patients. Made by a small group of crocheting mums that meet weekly, they are looking to make and provide mitts within our local area. They are looking for donations of wool, buttons, ribbons,...

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Distinguishing Features

Posted on Mar 23, 2016

Distinguishing Features

One of the nice things about running this website is having the opportunity to meet many of the interesting people who have made Deal their home. One such is Tracey Maquire who runs her business Believe to be Beautiful from her Deal base.

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Trains4Deal organise protest meeting

Posted on Jan 7, 2016

Trains4Deal organise protest meeting

Trains4Deal are organising a protest meeting on Monday 11th January at 8.30pm in The Bohemian, Beach Street, Deal. Come and help us campaign to get Southeastern Trains to improve its completely inadequate response to the landslide. We want direct fast trains - no changes, no buses.

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Trains from Deal to St Pancras severely disrupted

Posted on Jan 7, 2016

Trains from Deal to St Pancras severely disrupted

Following severe damage to a sea wall in Dover on Christmas Eve, the railway line between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central is currently closed until further notice.

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Deal Pier Arts Festival

Posted on Aug 7, 2015

Deal Pier Arts Festival

CABBO CERAMIC PROJECT Come along to hear Chip and Tony from Snail Tales reveal the curious tales of the Cabbo masks at 12pm and 3pm before creating your own peculiar mask. Your creations will then be fired and attached to the Deal Pier buildings during the Deal Pier Art events (August 5th- 9th) and later will be taken by local fishermen to be lowered to the bottom of the sea in the keep net. Join us Friday 7 August and Saturday 8 August Deal Angling Association 13 The Marina, Deal CT14 6NF Storytelling: 12pm and 3pm Free entry 1026 ft club Deal Pier Arts will be inaugurating the 1026 ft club,...

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Garden of Eden

Posted on Aug 7, 2015

Garden of Eden

High Street Deal had the pleasure of showing The Eden Project’s Creative Catalyst Richard Good around our little town yesterday. And very lovely it looked too! After a trip to the Sandown Castle Community garden, our own little Garden of Eden, we took a stroll along the seafront to the Pier where we perfectly timed out arrival to coincide with the start of the Deal Pier Arts festival where we were greeted with sea shanties sung by the Cocos Lovers. The assembled group then processed along the Pier carrying the cabbo masks which will be hung in the cafe over the next four days. More...

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Charity Art Exhibition at Golf Road Centre, Deal

Posted on Apr 29, 2015

Charity Art Exhibition at Golf Road Centre, Deal

There will be a Charity art exhibition at the Golf Rd Centre, Deal in aid of Dementia UK throughout May. Admission free, Arttists include Nicki Vowls and Peter Hayes-Watkins. Dementia Week 2015 is 18th-24th May.

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