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X2 bus stop Gillingham Wyke Peacemarsh

More than 25 local residents attended a meeting of Gillingham Town Council this week to voice their anger over plans by South West Coaches to cut the bus route that serves Wyke and …
Dorset police

Police officers investigating thefts from vehicles in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between Thursday 20 February and Sunday 23 February 2020 a number of overnight thefts …
5G Dorset

A bid led by Dorset Council has been awarded £4.335m to help understand how rural communities could benefit from next generation mobile connectivity. A consortium of council, local, national and international partners plans …
Dorset Police

A man has been arrested in connection with a reported burglary in North Dorset. It was reported that a burglary occurred between 1am on Saturday 8 February 2020 and 2pm on Sunday 8 …
communities conference Dorset

A conference and networking event that will bring together anyone who is passionate about their community from across Dorset is being held in Corfe Mullen. The ‘Growing Hope in Our Communities’ event at …
Big Bang Dorset Shaftesbury

A group of students from Shaftesbury School have been selected to compete at the UK finals of a science and engineering competition after their exciting project caught the eye of judges. The team …
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Authority has approved a budget of £57.064 million for 2020-21. At its meeting on 12 February, the Authority agreed to increase its share of the council tax …
Home Library Service

What could be better than getting lost in a good book? Do you or someone you know love reading but find it difficult to get books from the library due to health or …
footpaths Gillingham

Dorset Council has issued an order closing several rights of way in the centre of Gillingham during the ongoing roadworks. The order came into force on 12 February and will continue for at …