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Deal is for Dogs!

Posted on Nov 12, 2016

Deal is for Dogs!

Deal's dog-friendly attitude is one of the many reasons that people visit the town. Now a new book by a local author, published this week, Dogs for Deal, celebrates some of the memorable dogs often seen in its pubs, shops and cafes. On sale in Dunlin & Diver, Mileage and Roper's, a percentage of any profits will be donated to local charity Futures for Dogs.

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SOS Goodwin Sands: Action required!

Posted on Oct 5, 2016

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!!

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SOS: Save our Sands

Posted on Apr 11, 2016

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.

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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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