Community

D-Day Fern Brook

The Gillingham community gathered together at a care home to support the residents to honour the 80th anniversary of D-Day. Residents at Fern Brook Lodge congregated at the care home’s The Brook community …
D-Day beacon

A beacon was lit in Gillingham last night as the culmination of the town’s activities to mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. The beacon was lit at 9.15pm by …
Bramley House

Bramley Care has announced the creation of a new dementia care wing at Bramley House in Mere. The wing, named Garden View, is designed to cater for residents with advanced stage dementia. Bramley …
Gillingham Town Council

Councillor Roger Weeks has been elected as Gillingham’s new mayor for the coming year. Councillor Weeks, who was deputy mayor last year, was voted in unopposed by fellow councillors at the town’s annual …
short stories

What are you up to this week? How about writing a 500-word story for a Short Story Writing Competition? The theme is the murder of King Edward the Martyr, which took place at …
plant sale

The annual Charity plant sale is on the Town Meadow in 2024 is on Saturday 25 May . Last year Gillingham Action For Nature Group made over £300 profit. Last year seven charities …
care home students visit

Gillingham School’s Sixth Form has been working hard to build links with the local community, in a project led by the assistant head of Sixth Form, El Little. Over the course of the …
Gillingham Mayor Barry Von Clemens, Councillor Val Pothecary and the Media Makers student team.

Over the last eight weeks Gillingham School students have been taking part in a Media Makers Club through the Gillingham Youth Collective. The club has involved young people working after-school developing media skills …
RiversMeet solar panels

Gillingham’s RiversMeet leisure centre has completed its project with an energy company to install solar panels to help cut electricity bills. Under the arrangement with Conrad Energy a total of 528 panels have …