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TSB closing Gillingham

The TSB Bank is to close its branch on the High Street in Gillingham in September. The departure of the bank will be seen as a further blow to the town’s High Street …
Ambulance Dorset

Police officers investigating a road traffic collision in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to get in contact. At around 3.50pm yesterday, Thursday 12 April 2018, a two-vehicle collision …
rubbish collection bins Dorset

Dorset residents’ bin collections may be affected for up to a week while services return to normal, officials have warned. Due to the recent severe weather, the Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) suspended collections …
snow A 303

UPDATE from Wiltshire Police: ‘We believe everyone stranded on the A303 has now been rescued by our officers. If you are still stranded and we haven’t reached you, call 101. The road remains …
Gillingham Town Council

Councillors on Gillingham Town Council’s planning committee have unanimously recommended the acceptance of two separate outline planning applications for schemes to build close to 1,600 homes on the town’s planned Southern Extension. The …
Dorset Police

A man has admitted taking cash that was left by a woman at a self-service checkout at a supermarket in Gillingham. Dorset Police received a report at around 1.30pm on Saturday 23 December …
Gillingham Town Council

Councillors in Gillingham will this month examine plans to build 634 new homes at Park Farm as part of the town’s Southern Extension. The proposal from developers CG Fry & Son also includes …
Chris Oswald

A businessman who recently returned to Britain from the United States after selling his manufacturing company is setting up his own publishing firm. Chris Oswald, 57, has written and published his first thriller, …
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 …