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elf trail gillingham

Today Friday November 8 is the final day to join the great Gillngham Elf Trail for 2019. Don’t worry if you haven’t made your elf yet – or even thought about it! All …
Gillingham Youth centre

The Bones Youth Club on Cemetery Road in Gillingham has re-opened its doors as usual after  being forced to close temporarily in early October. Matt Hoskins, who resigned as manager, has been replaced …
Churchill Shaftesbury

Moving house during your retirement years can be a daunting prospect; that’s why Churchill Retirement Living says it is offering to pay stamp duty and help towards moving costs for people in Shaftesbury …

Dorset-based housebuilder, CG Fry & Son, has raised over £1,500 by hosting events as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The events were recently held across their housing developments in …
Shaftesbury budget

Shaftesbury Town Council says it is inviting comments from the public on its budget and strategic plan proposals at a special meeting being held on Tuesday 28 October in the Council Chamber at …

By Lynn Broom, co-organiser of the Gillingham Community Christmas Meal   Every year Gillingham puts on a Christmas meal on Christmas Day for everyone, including families in Gillingham and surrounding areas who would …
finding friends mellowes Vivian Jackson

Staff and residents at local care home, Bupa The Mellowes, have created a new initiative to spread a feel-good factor among residents and bring the community closer together. The initiative, which started over …
moon landing gold Gillinglam bloom

Gillingham has picked up gold for the second year running in the South West in Bloom pennant category. It was also the winner among the town entries in the north of the South …
St martins House Gillingham

As many passers-by will already have noticed, the historic red brick St Martins House in Queen Street, Gillingham, is no more. Demolition of the 19th century building – built as a show house …