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fuel station gillingham

Plans are being drawn up for a Shell petrol station at Land at Fern Brook Lane, adjacent to Kingsmead Business Park, in the south of Gillingham. A new Shell petrol station in this …
business start-ups Gillingham

Nearly half of young people in the South West have ambitions to set up their own business during their working life Young people from the region identify financial management skills (43%) as the …

Textile designer Georgie Faulkner-Bryant has left her shop Decor by Georgie in Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury, to ‘go mobile’ – but not because of any rent increase. It’s because she says she’s become too …

The popular Gillingham Tandoori has once more got an alcohol licence. Last December the restaurant closed for a few days after a legal dispute between business owner Manik Miah – known as Mohammed …
Angola, Shaftesbury

The new managers of Angola 76 in Shaftesbury, Sally and Andy Francis, are hoping for a new lease of life and new success after leaving The Two Brewers in St James to take …
Ship Inn Shaftesbury, CAMRA

The historic, and ironically named, Ship Inn in Shaftesbury has been named pub of the year 2019 by the Heart of Wessex branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). Chosen from around …
Friars Moor, vets, Shaftesbury

Friars Moor Vets’ new and improved small animal branch in Shaftesbury opened last month and now has a fully-equipped operating theatre, longer opening hours from 8.30am to 6pm every weekday, daily nurse clinics …

Wyvern Savings and Loans last month held a celebration evening to mark twenty years of a credit union in Dorset and Somerset. The anniversary of the credit union, which operates in Gillingham and …