SOS Goodwin Sands documentary on BBC Inside Out

The Port of Dover says millions of pounds of investment and hundreds of jobs will be at risk if it can’t dredge the material it wants from the Goodwin Sands.

This excellent documentary explains why the dredging shouldn’t be allowed.

Downton Deal! What the butler saw…

Deal gets a great write-up in the Daily Telegraph from Downton Abbey’s butler, aka Jeremy Swift who only discovered it in the last few years through some friends who were working here on a film shoot.

“The people are friendly, it’s easy on the eye…”

Save the Goodwin Sands film

Watch Nick Mount’s film on the campaign to save the Goodwin Sands from dredging by Dover Harbour Board. The film concentrates on the losses of airmen during WWII.

Deal is for Dogs!

Now in its 3rd volume, Dogs for Deal, celebrates some of the memorable dogs often seen in the pubs, shops and cafes of the town.

SOS Goodwin Sands: Action required!

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has received further information relating to the proposed dredging of the Goodwin Sands,provided in response to points raised in the initial consultation. A 42 day public consultation on the further information is due to start 6 October 2016 and end on 16 November 2016. Make your views known!!

Deal wins silver gilt in Britain in Bloom Finals!!

Deal has won silver gilt in the Britain in Bloom finals anounced on 14th October in the coastal town over 12k population.

To get to the final, Deal was the winner of the ‘coastal town between 12,001 – 25,000’ category. The local business community won the Judges Award! Well done us!!

SOS: Save our Sands

Residents of Deal and other interested parties are urged to come to a meeting at the Bohemian on 28th April at 7pm to form an action group preventing Dover Harbour Board from dredging the Goodwin Sands. A treasure-house of antiquity and history, this important site must be protected at all costs.