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Tracey Ford Gillingham School dinner lady

Tracey Ford from Gillingham School has become the South West School Chef of the Year 2018. Tracey, who also entered last year, scooped the award after beat off the challenge of nine other …
blood donors Shaftesbury

The NHS has made an appeal for new blood donors to come forward to ensure stocks are maintained, especially after the festive period when blood stock levels tend to fall. NHS Blood and …
Welbeck land Southern Extension Gillingham

The first outline planning application has been made for the large-scale Southern Extension housing development in Gillingham. Developers Welbeck Land have put in an application for outline permission to build 961 houses on …
Dorset Police

Dorset Police has announced that Chief Constable Debbie Simpson is to retire this year. The Chief Constable took up her current position five years ago, after working as Deputy Chief Constable for the …
Dorset police

Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to find a man from Shaftesbury who is wanted after failing to appear at crown court. John Berry, 53 and of Fontmell Magna, pleaded guilty to …
Dorset Police

Two people have been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery at a store near Sherborne. At around 12.30pm on Tuesday 9 January 2018 Dorset Police received a report of an armed robbery …
ASDA Gillingham theft

Officers investigating the theft of cash from a supermarket in Gillingham are issuing CCTV images of the suspect. Dorset Police received a report at around 1.30pm on Saturday 23 December 2017 from a …
Police Tape

Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a store near Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 12.30pm on Tuesday 9 January 2018, Dorset Police received a …
school applications Dorset

Parents are being urged by Dorset County Council to get in their applications for primary school places or face missing out on their preferred choice. The council said 760 expected applications haven’t yet …