Community

Gillingham High Street

Gillingham’s Town Team is hoping that a new street market will be up and running this August. The aim is to have the market on the High Street, between Barnaby Mead and School …

Mayor Barry Von Clemens has praised the ‘absolutely fabulous’ way that Gillingham has responded as a community to the coronavirus crisis. Speaking at a meeting of the full council on Monday 22 June, …
Shaftesbury and District Carers Association

A charity supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people across Shaftesbury and the surrounding area has been awarded a £500 grant from Tesco as part of a £2m scheme to support local charities and community …
Gillingham High Street

Local civic and business leaders have welcomed the planned re-opening of many ‘non-essential’ shops in Gillingham on Monday 15 June as lockdown restrictions ease further. And they have urged local people to do …
Church View cycle route

Dorset Council engineers have played down fears that the new cycle route along Le Neubourg Way in Gillingham will make it very hard for residents of Church View to drive out of their …
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A group of medical, ex-military and procurement experts have come together to donate more than 1,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to a care home in Mere. UK Mask Force (UKMF), along …
Church View cycle route

Residents in Gillingham’s Church View are worried that the work to build a new cycle path along Le Neubourg Way will leave them virtual ‘prisoners’, unable to drive out of their mini-estate onto …
scarecrow wyke school

Wyke primary school in Gillingham is organising a scarecrow competition for the town. People are being  invited to make a scarecrow from any materials they want and display it in front of their …
Gillingham Town Council

Gillingham Town Council is to launch a consulation with residents over whether the town should buy freehold premises to site its workshop. To pay for the property the council would use part of …