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Many people will have trusted friends, family and neighbours they can call on for support during the current crisis. Where this is not the case, there are places you can turn to:

Kent_Together_NumberKent Together is working with all of the local authorities to organise help and assistance for the communities and vulnerable people across Kent. If you need help, or if you know of somebody else who could do with a hand, call this number: 03000 41 92 92 (24 hours a day) or click this link.

Or to contact the Dover District Community Hub, call this number: 01304 82 11 99 (from 9am till 5pm, Monday to Friday), email: Covid19@dover.gov.uk, or, click this link.

Contact Together 4 DoverTogether 4 Dover is a Helpline for Dover area residents who do not have friends or family to collect their essential shopping and medications. Call this number: 01304 89 25 19. The Helpline is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. This group is a joint venture between Dover organisations working with Dover Big Local.


RIVER SUMMER FETE 2019
Since the lockdown on 24th March, following the outbreak of the Corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic, arrangements for the Fete have been kept under review.
During the last few weeks many outdoor events this summer have been called off. It has also been widely reported that social distancing regulations are likely to remain in force until later this year. Regrettably it has therefore been decided to cancel the Summer Fete this year.


Welcome to the River Parish Council website.

The Council meets monthly (except in August and December) on the second Tuesday of the month, in River Methodist Church, Lewisham Road, River. The meetings are open for members of the public to attend. Public question time provides the opportunity to raise local issues.

Following government advice, there will be no physical meetings of the Parish Council during this time. River Parish Council will be holding remote meetings (through video conferencing) in accordance with the Local Authorities (Corona virus) Flexibility of Meetings Regulations 2020. Agendas and details will be published on this website and on our social media.


For regular updates, visit the blog page (or subscribe to receive notifications by email), You can also Like our facebook page or follow our Twitter feed. Email the Parish Council direct with any queries or come along to one of our meetings.


Corona Virus AdviceClick here to visit an information page on the Corona Virus with the latest advice and links to the official government and NHS web pages. Also a comprehensive list of official links from Public Health England. Please be aware that NHS web pages may take a long time to load because of high web traffic.


River Recreation Ground Closure
River Recreation Ground is open again.
The Recreation Ground is now open each day from 9am until 7.30pm. The Play Areas and Outdoor Gym remain closed in line with U.K. Government restrictions relating to the Corona Virus pandemic.
The toilets are open but please maintain social distancing and one person at a time use the facilities. Please use the Grounds according to current Government advice and also maintain social distancing from people outside of your household or social bubble.


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