Community

White Hart roundabout Ham Gillingham

Thanks to a grant received two years ago from the former North Dorset District Council, Gillingham Town Council has been able to fund the refurbishment of the town’s roundabouts as part of the …
biometrics college

Councillors are to discuss whether tentative plans for a new technology college for North Dorset could be based in Gillingham. The council has received a letter from the head of a not-for-profit company …
covid Gillingham

Gillingham, along with the rest of Dorset, is to be placed under Tier 2 Covid restrictions that will come into force from December 2 when the national lockdown ends. This is despite the …
double yellow lines

Dorset Council is set to go ahead with plans to consult the public over plans to put double yellow lines on a stretch of Wyke Road after councillors in Gillingham backed the move. …
Mellowes care home

Staff at The Mellowes Bupa Care Home in Gillingham completed a 12-hour sponsored walk around the home this month to raise awareness and money for Torri Stranger, aged ten, who is battling leukaemia. …
Fairfax wyke Gillingham

Property developers Fairfax have unveiled plans to build up to 88 new homes on a 3.8 hectare (9.3 acre) site off Common Mead Lane in the Wyke area of Gillingham. The company has …

On his 15th birthday doctors told Ryan Scutt he had cancer, a skull-based tumour so rare it only affects about one in two million people. The diagnosis came at the end of months …
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 …
Mellowes Halloween

It was Halloween with a difference this year as trick or treating was swapped for a spooky community trail in Gillingham, thanks to The Mellowes Bupa Care Home. Staff at the care home, …