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Dorset police

UPDATE: 18 MarchA man from Gillingham wanted for breaching the condition of his licence has been arrested. An appeal was issued by police officers searching for Phillip Torrance, aged 36, who was wanted …
Dorset police

A man from Mere is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury road traffic collision at Milton on Stour in North Dorset. Shortly before 12 noon on Saturday 28 …
North Dorset district council last meeting 2019

FORMER Gillingham councillor David Milsted was among five new  honorary aldermen created today at North Dorset District Council’s final meeting before its abolition on 31 March, writes Richard Thomas. Others were Councillors Bill …
Road Closed

Shows and other businesses in Mere have issued a plea to customers to come and support them as the town undergoes a series of major roadworks in the coming weeks which some fear …
Dorset police

Two men have been jailed after admitting a series of thefts from cash machines across Dorset, including Gillingham. Constantin Razyan Tanase, aged 32 and Adrian Tanase, aged 36, both of Waverley Road in …
schools Dorset

Children across the country have today found out which secondary school they will be going to in September. 97 percent Dorset children have got their first choice of secondary or upper school – …
Road Closed

Road closures in Mere area The following temporary road closure notices have been received by Mere Town Council Notice of Temporary Road Closure to enable Tarmac to carry out carriageway reconstruction and associated …
oven compton abbas

Police officers are appealing for information following the theft of a rare oven near Shaftesbury. The incident happened sometime between Friday 15 and Saturday 16 February 2019 from a caravan in Compton Abbas. …
Dorset police

Police officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At 12.22pm today, Friday 15 February 2019, Dorset Police received a …