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traffic lights Gillingham SSEN

The electricity supplier Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has apologised to local residents and drivers over delays in completing roadworks in Gillingham. Many motorists have been unhappy at the delays caused by …
snow Gillingham Dorset

Some schools have announced they will close this Monday following the snow over the weekend and overnight ice. These include: Shaftesbury school, Shaftesbury primary school, St Mary the Virgin primary school in Gillingham, Motcombe …
caravans, Blakmore Vale Leisure, Dorset, holiday parks

Local firm Blackmore Vale Leisure has been voted the number one dealer in the UK for customer satisfaction when it comes to new caravans. Not only did Blackmore Vale Leisure win, they also …
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 …
lorries Shaftesbury

Dorset County Council Cabinet has agreed a way forward for the routing of HGVs through north Dorset. After hearing representations from residents of villages along both routes, local parish councils, local community groups …
Traffic Shaftesbury

An emergency meeting of Shaftesbury Town Council last night agreed to spend up to £10,000 for an urgent survey of traffic and pedestrians using the A350/A30 through the town in the hopes of …
South Western Railway

The new franchise holder for the Exeter to Waterloo rail services is holding a consultation on planned timetable changes it will be introducing in December. Many of the changes do not directly affect …
Aland Jane Pike

A woman charged in connection with a fatal collision near Blandford which claimed the life of her three-year-old daughter has entered guilty pleas at court. Alanda Jane Pike, aged 34 of Shaftesbury, appeared …
older drivers Dorset police

Dorset Police is launching the ‘Older Drivers Forum’ which is designed to help keep older drivers on the road safely, for longer. The forum has received public backing by writer Lord Julian Fellowes …