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gillingham christmas meal

The Gillingham Community Christmas Meal covers residents in Gillingham, Shaftesbury and surrounding villages. A free meal is delivered to your door. For more information see the poster above and contact the organisers of …
Dorset Police

Police officers investigating an incident involving a catapult being discharged from a vehicle in North Dorset are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that a silver Daihatsu Charade, …
Toolstation Gillingham

Toolstation, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest suppliers of tools and more, opened its doors in Gillinghamto the public on Monday 29 November with a new store based Old Market Centre, …
Dorset Police

A woman has come forward and been interviewed by police officers in connection with an alleged serious assault in Gillingham. It was reported that between 11.30pm on Friday 8 October and 12.30am on …
Hine & Parsons

Could the end be in sight for one of the most iconic and longest-surviving shops in Shaftesbury High Street? Owners Doug and Phil Houghton have decided to call time on their seven decades …
Fairfax field Gillingham

Gillingham residents who want to comment on the Fairfax planning application to build 80 or more new homes just off Common Mead Lane, but have not yet done so, have until tomorrow to …
Dorset police

A pedestrian has died from his injuries sustained during a road traffic collision in North Dorset last month. At 3.29pm on Wednesday 20 October 2021 officers were called to Hazelbury Bryan Primary School …
Dorset Council

Progress continues at Dorset’s new school in Shaftesbury for children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). Coombe House School, named after the original house on the site, will be part of the …
beech trees lidl shaftesbury

A public showdown with senior Dorset Council officials has been demanded by Shaftesbury councillors after a series of recent alleged planning and highways failures has caused anger among both town councillors and local …