Month: April 2015

Dover Rotary Club Weekly Meetings

There’s a club that meets each week at Whitfield whose 44 members are engaged in an international initiative to produce what is claimed to be a health-providing superfood. Members of Dover Rotary Club, which meets every Thursday at the Ramada, Whitfield for lunch, are working with an international team of Rotarians to grow the superfood in Madagascar. The Dover club is twinned with the Rotary Club of St Omer in France and the Rotary Club of Aachen in German (a tripartite established soon after the last war) and together the three clubs are preparing to share the investment of...

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Whitfield Evening WI, April Meeting

Our speaker this month Emily Gibson-Barton, of St Clements C loggers who told us about the history of Morris Dancing in an interesting talk and slide show entitled. Its not all Hanky Waving. Who knew there were so many different styles of dancing, with and without hankies? She was even able to encourage some of our members to have a go! All those who attended the ACM in Margate had a good days entertainment. We had three speakers this year. The first was Mandy Hickson the first female RAF Tornado pilot, and what an inspirational speaker she was. Then...

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Could you be paying less for your energy?

Could you be paying less for your energy? No time to shop around to compare prices? Let us do the hard work for you. Join Energy Deal (your local collective switching scheme) a straightforward, no obligation way to see if you can get a better energy deal and benefit from lower energy costs. Register with Energy Deal between 14 April 2015 and 18 May 2015 Energy suppliers will compete to offer you the best energy deal on 19 May 2015 You receive a personalised offer showing if and how much you could save from 29 May 2015 You decide...

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New Report Charts Origins of Whitfield

A new 180 page report from Canterbury Archaeological Trust describing discoveries made during the construction of the Whitfield-Eastry bypass in the 1990s includes details of an ancient settlement site found at Church Whitfield. Excavations at the Church Whitfield cross-roads, where the fly-over bridge carrying Archers Court Road now stands, revealed important evidence for prehistoric and later Anglo-Saxon habitation. Five hundred worked flints, a few pieces of pottery and a pit dated by radiocarbon suggest activity here during the Neolithic and early Bronze Age, between c.2500 and 1500 BC. The first clear evidence for settlement, though, was represented by a...

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