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Gillingham Town Council

Councillors on Gillingham Town Council’s planning committee have unanimously recommended the acceptance of two separate outline planning applications for schemes to build close to 1,600 homes on the town’s planned Southern Extension. The …
Errol Kennedy Legends Nightclub Gillingham

Legends Nightclub in Gillingham is launching the first of its Flashback 70s & 80s Parties on Friday February 16 – and the star of the show will be British Soul & Funk star …
Dorset police

Dorset Police is alerting elderly and vulnerable people of a scam in which fraudsters pose as police officers by telephone in an attempt to steal money. Since yesterday, seven incidents have been reported …
Piers Brown

Leader of North Dorset District Council, Councillor Graham Carr-Jones, has controversially appointed a 23-year-old first elected less than three years ago to the council’s controlling Conservative cabinet, writes Richard Thomas. Piers Brown, who …
Dorset Police

A man has admitted taking cash that was left by a woman at a self-service checkout at a supermarket in Gillingham. Dorset Police received a report at around 1.30pm on Saturday 23 December …
Bourton WW1

For a fascinating evening about World War 1, head to Bourton Village Hall where Bourton WW1 Project present an evening with Major Nick Speak, co-author of Devotion to Duty, a book celebrating military …
house building Gillingham

The proposal to deliver up to 1800 new homes in Gillingham has moved a step forward following the government’s announcement on Thursday of an award of £4.1 million to help deliver development of …
Gillingham Town Council

Councillors in Gillingham will this month examine plans to build 634 new homes at Park Farm as part of the town’s Southern Extension. The proposal from developers CG Fry & Son also includes …
Chris Oswald

A businessman who recently returned to Britain from the United States after selling his manufacturing company is setting up his own publishing firm. Chris Oswald, 57, has written and published his first thriller, …