Community

post office logo

After just over a month in which it was closed, the Post Office branch in the High Street, Gillingham, opened its doors for business again on Thursday 18 July under the management of …
cat protection Gillingham

Cats Protection’s Mere & Gillingham Branch says its charity shop in Gillingham’s High Street is closing. The charity says that in a ‘competitive market’ – with many shoppers going online instead of visiting …
moon landing, Gillingham

Judges from South West in Bloom were in Gillingham on Friday 12 July as part of the town’s entry in the competition’s Pennant Award. Last year Gillingham picked up gold and is hoping …
Tommy's award

Two women who have forged a life-long friendship after the death of their babies are being recognised by Tommy’s for an Act of Kindness award. Zoe Feeney, 32 from Gillingham, Dorset has won …
Dorset Council

Local residents are being invited to speak with the highways project team leading the redesign of four busy junctions through Gillingham. The improvements are being funded with £3.45m secured by the Dorset Local …
Save Bay Persimmon

Councillors on Gillingham Town Council’s planning commission have voted to recommend refusal of plans by housebuilders Persimmon to build 200 homes just south of Bay Road. Members of the committee variously described the …
Gillingham Post Office

The Post Office says it is hoping to re-open its branch in Gillingham High Street soon after its abrupt closure last month. The news follows an intervention by North Dorset MP Simon Hoare …
Dorset Police

UPDATE from the police: Police officers say they are pleased to update that a missing teenage girl from Shaftesbury has been found safe and well. Natasha Gray, who is 14 years old, was …
post office logo

The Post Office is refusing to give reasons why its High Street branch in Gillingham has been abruptly and temporarily closed since 14 June. All that a spokesperson has said is that it …