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.

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!

Sandown Castle Community Garden Group

The Sandown Castle Community Garden Group have been busy clearing the patch of ground by Sandown Castle and planting hundreds of bulbs and cyclamen. English Heritage who own the land, gave permission for the group to tend the area and the Council cleared it in early January.

Deal commemorates the start of WW1 in poetry and wool

Poems and wool feature large in the Deal WW1 commemorations! From woollen poppies adorning poems at Deal Railway station, a poetry trail in the conservation area, a stunning wreath in the window of the Norman Wisdom Centre and garden and window displays elsewhere there is plenty to spot on your strolls around town.

The Deal Loyalty Card

The Deal Card is a loyalty card for Deal & Walmer offering special deals and discounts at many independent businesses. You can obtain your starter card at multiple locations throughout…


Deal’s motto, ‘Befriend the stranger’ was definitely in evidence today when Deal welcomed Brandon Lewis MP to town to present the Telegraph High Street of the Year certificate to the Mayor of Deal, Marlene Burnham.

Telegraph High Street of the Year Award

Calling all traders!!! Your presence is required tomorrow at 12.00 noon in the High Street when the Telegraph award for High Street of the Year will be presented. Assemble near our newly hung banner for national and local press coverage.