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Parking car park Gillingham

Councillors in Gillingham have reacted angrily to plans by Dorset Council to extend the number of hours it charges for car parking each day to 8pm and to get motorists to pay on …
White Hart Market Gillingham

The new monthly Sunday street market which begins on Sunday 11 October could bring back much-needed life to Gillingham’s High Street, councillors have been told. Councillor Mike Gould, who is part of the …
Roman Business centre Gillingham

Councillors in Gillingham have voted to move ahead with the purchase of the Roman Business Centre in Peacemarsh after the government approved a £345,000 public loan to finance it. The premises, which are …
Shaftesbury town hall council

Temporary high street measures introduced because of the Covid epidemic are starting to wind down in most of Dorset but will stay in place in Shaftesbury. The X2 bus service will also start …
Fitness by Design, Udder Farm Shop

The Fitness by Design gym and The Toning Suite in Gillingham are both moving to a new location at the Udder Farm Shop in East Stour. The popular fitness club and toning tables …
White and Bright laundry

White and Bright, the bespoke laundry services company, has opened a ‘super’ launderette in its new premises in the Wincombe Business Park, Shaftesbury. It is ‘super’ because it has large machines for dealing …
Gillingham High Street

Gillingham’s Town Team is hoping that a new street market will be up and running this August. The aim is to have the market on the High Street, between Barnaby Mead and School …
Dorset business self employed help viris

Around 5,500 businesses in Dorset have now registered for either a small business grant or a retail, hospitality and leisure grant, Dorset Council says. It is urging anyone who has already applied to …
Dextra NHS Gillingham

Gillingham’s major manufacturer Dextra has been playing an important role supporting the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic. Working within Government guidelines and implementing social distancing measures at its manufacturing site in Dorset, Dextra …