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A man has been jailed after committing a burglary at a residential property and stealing a charity box from a business in Gillingham. Dylan Leslie Brewer, 39 and of Orchard Court in Gillingham, …
old rectory Gillingham

A Grade II Listed former rectory in Gillingham is for sale, with residential refurbishment expected. The Old Rectory, situated in the town centre, comprises seven self-contained flats, offices and stores and is being …
Dorset police

Dorset Police have confirmed they are increasing the number of ‘high-visibility’ patrols in the Hardings Park area of Gillingham and near the old football club after a series of complaints from residents about …
Brexit EU flags Gillingham

EU nationals living in Gillingham and other parts of North Dorset are being urged to regularise their residency status in the UK before the cut-off date of 30 June amid a warning that …
Dorset police

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a series of thefts from vans in the Peacemarsh area of Gillingham. The incidents happened overnight from 4 to …
ali low westminster memorial hospital

Staff at Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury, have been joined by members of its League of Friends to mark 150 years since the building’s foundation stone was laid. They gathered in the hospital …
police

Officers investigating a burglary at a church in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was discovered at 9am on Thursday 3 June 2021 that entry had …
Christine and Mike Dillon foodbank volunteers Gillingham

A husband and wife duo from Gillingham – who have volunteered for their local food bank throughout the pandemic – are being recognised for their incredible support, by anti-food poverty charity the Trussell …
Paul Harris mayor Gillingham

Councillor Paul Harris has become the new mayor of Gillingham after a mayor-making ceremony this week and a formal vote by fellow councillors. Councillor Harris, a retired army officer who has been deputy …