Dorset News

Dorset Council

Motorists in Gillingham are set to face further delays as engineers from Dorest Council begin more roadworks in the town. After the work on the new cyclepath along Le Neubourg Way, the council …
library books

Libraries are starting to reopen in Dorset. Since 8 July residents have been able to use an order and collect service at 22 of Dorset Council’s 23 libraries, but from Monday 27 July, …
Church View cycle route

Highway workers in Gillingham are reminding residents to use the temporary push-button crossing available. Work on the cycleway scheme is currently focussed at the Waitrose junction and there is a controlled crossing point …
insects Dorset

The Wildlife Trusts has published a new report ‘Reversing the Decline of Insects’ which shows how people in every part of society, wherever they live, can take action to bring back declining insects. …
Dorset Council

As a licensing authority, Dorset Council is asking for the public’s views on two new policies. The policies are intended to set out what the council expects of premises license and permit holders. …
pubs reopen Dorset two hours police

Dorset Police have called on the public to act responsibility as the county’s pubs reopen on Saturday for the first time since the lockdown and as the area prepares for an influx of …
Church View cycle route

Dorset and Gillingham town councillor Valerie Pothecary has promised to take up the concerns of Church View residents about the new road layout following work to create cycle paths along Le Neubourg Way. …
Gillingham High Street

Local civic and business leaders have welcomed the planned re-opening of many ‘non-essential’ shops in Gillingham on Monday 15 June as lockdown restrictions ease further. And they have urged local people to do …

Victim Support in Dorset say they have seen seen a rise in some types of crime during the pandemic, in particular domestic abuse and fraud. ‘Domestic abuse victims who might ordinarily be able …