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football pitch

Complaints that a seriously injured footballer had had to wait for more than two hours for an ambulance to arrive to treat him in Shaftesbury have been denied by the South Western Ambulance …
South Western Railway

South Western Railway (SWR) is urging customers only to travel by rail if absolutely necessary between Thursday 18 and Sunday 21 August due to the planned industrial action. Customers should expect severe disruption …
Dorset police

A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal road traffic accident near Gillingham. At around 8.15pm on Saturday 1 May 2021 Dorset Police received a report of a …
police

Police officers investigating an incident where a young boy was assaulted in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At approximately 3.30pm on Monday 25 July 2022 the …

Police officers investigating criminal damage to the window of a charity shop in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between around 5pm on Saturday 23 July and …
Green Flag Gillingham works team

In a record-breaking year Gillingham Town Council is raising prestigious Green Flag Awards at three of the town’s public open spaces. The awards, an international quality mark for parks and green spaces, have …

Gillingham Medical Practice has launched its Wellbeing One Stop outreach clinic, an intiative to help those considered ‘frail’ in the hope that early intervention will help them live a better quality of life. …
energy park Shaftesbury

A new type of ‘green’ power storage plant pumping out up to 200MWh of energy should be operating on a site beside the Gillingham to Shaftesbury Road within the next two years, writes …
South Western Railway

Network Rail has urged rail customers across the country to only travel if absolutely necessary on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 July due to forecasts of extreme heat. Temperatures are expected to reach …