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Gillingham Town Council

Councillor Roger Weeks has been elected as Gillingham’s new mayor for the coming year. Councillor Weeks, who was deputy mayor last year, was voted in unopposed by fellow councillors at the town’s annual …
Police Dorset

Dorset Police opened a new cadet unit in Blandford Forum on Monday, 15 April, and has launched a recruitment drive for Police Cadet Leaders to join the force and help to make an …
primary school reception

Some 95.8 per cent of applicants in Dorset have been offered their first choice of primary school -for reception), and just under 95 per cent have been offered their middle school of choice …
Police Tape Dorset

UPDATE : A young boy who died in a fatal road traffic collision in North Dorset has been named by his family. Dorset Police received a report at 5.21pm on Monday 25 March …
Dorset police

Police officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward following a report of a road traffic collision in North Dorset. It is reported that at around 9.55am …
gym fit

Get active and move more! This is the advice from staff at Gillingham Surgery who know how important it is to be physically active. It’s the new wonder drug! The Royal College of …
short stories

What are you up to this week? How about writing a 500-word story for a Short Story Writing Competition? The theme is the murder of King Edward the Martyr, which took place at …
A303 Stonehenge map

Essential work is scheduled to start in April to supply electricity for National Highways’ transformational A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down upgrade past Stonehenge. To facilitate the power supply for future construction and the …

Complacency among some dog owners alongside an inability to control their pets has seen dog attacks on livestock in the South West of England cost an estimated £359,000 last year, up 31% from …