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free school meals Gillingham

Two sisters from Gillingham have set up a new club to help provide free meals over half-term for local school pupils who need them. Lucy Boe and her sister Amanda sprang into action …
Green glag award Gillingham

Gillingham Town Council says it is ‘delighted’ that once again the town’s  open spaces have been awarded Green Flag accreditation. The Green Flag Award scheme, managed by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy under …
Remembrance Gillingham

Gillingham Town Council has asked local residents not to come out and pay their respects at the town’s war memorial as usual for this year’s Remembrance Sunday on 8 November. Instead, because of …

Detectives investigating an alleged aggravated burglary in Gillingham are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. At around 2.30pm on Tuesday 13 October 2020 it is reported that two men entered a commercial …
Merck sign Gillingham

Merck say they are ‘disappointed’ after criticism by Gillingham councillors of new road signs for the town which feature the life sciences firm’s branding. Last week local councillors expressed dismay at what they …
White Hart Market Gillingham

The planned street market for Gillingham’s High Street today, 11 October, has been cancelled. In a statement the organisers, the Anonymous Travelling Market, said on their Facebook page earlier today: ‘ Unfortunately the …
Christmas lights

Gillingham will not hold  any ceremony for the switching on of the town’s Christmas lights, councillors were told this week. Mayor Barry Von Clemens said that under earlier guidance the town had still …
Merck sign Gillingham

New road signs for the entrances to Gillingham which have sponsor branding from local life sciences firm Merck are ‘ghastly’, town councillors have been told. The two signs – an example of which …
one-way Station Road Gillingham

The new one-way system at the top of Station Road has become an ‘absolute nightmare’ with motorists ignoring the new signs and driving up the wrong way, councillors in Gillingham have been told. …