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George Streatfeild, High Sheriff, Gillingham

Dorset’s High Sheriff George Streatfeild visited Gillingham on Friday 4 September and met some of the community volunteers who helped the town through the Covid crisis. Mr Streatfeild, who was making his first …
Mayor Gillingham

Town councillors have narrowly voted to postpone the Annual Council Meeting for a year because of the current Covid-19 emergency. This means that Gillingham mayor Barry Von Clemens and deputy mayor Paul Harris …

Dorset Police have issued a warning to people to stay away from the county during the Easter weekend. Worried that the promised warm weather might bring visitors to Dorset despite the coronavirus restrictions, …

Dear editor I am writing this on the day of the national Climate Strike (20 September) which is a reminder that Dorset Council and many Town Councils have declared a Climate Crisis. We …
Gillingham News

We have decided to end the print version of Gillingham & Shaftesbury News in order to concentrate solely on our online version, meaning that the August one was the last paper edition. We …
Gillingham & Shaftesbury News

As of today we have changed our name from Gillingham News to Gillingham & Shaftesbury News. Why the addition of Shaftesbury? For us it seems a logical – and final – step. Traditionally …
Dorset Police

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged shoplifting incident in Gillingham. It was reported that at around 1.30pm on Saturday 19 August 2017 a man entered the Mole …
Gillingham News page 1

Gillingham News is a free monthly paper delivered to homes in Gillingham and Mere and available at many outlets in the area too, from Bourton and Zeals down to East Stour and Marnhull. …