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At Gillingham News we now have our own Twitter feed to help deliver breaking news about the local area. Please follow us at @GandSNews for developing news stories, sport, events and local lifestyle …
St Mary's Gillingham SGN

Pupils at St Mary’s Primary School in Gillingham are returning to a newly spruced-up playground and classrooms this week thanks to gas network company SGN. In May this year, almost 200 customers in …

Saved from closure by volunteers, Bones Youth Club is now looking for more help to expand its activities for Gillingham’s teenagers. Rachel Loos reports It is a Thursday night and as 6.30pm approaches, …
Mere carnival queen 2017

Charlotte Stone, pictured right, has been crowned as Queen for Mere Carnival. She was one of a number of carnival royals who were duly anointed at the Walnut Inn in Mere on Monday …

Mere school parent Bella Guy has won the jackpot prize of £25,000 on the Mere School Lottery. Bella matched all six of the numbers drawn on 29 July, 2017,  to win the big …
RiversMeet swimming for the Brain Gillingham

First Gillingham laid on Singing for the Brain, a musical gathering for local people living with dementia, their family or carers. Now the town is set to provide another free activity – Swimming …

The Gillingham Community Church (GCC) does an enormous amount for those living in and around Gillingham and who are in difficulty. Its many different schemes help not just with advice but also practical, …
Wyke Amateur Golf Society

To the causal observer they might just seem like a group of golfers out enjoying a round of their favourite sport. But the members of the Wyke Amateur Golf Society – WAGS for …
Waitrose Gillingham Simon Hoare MP

 Waitrose Gillingham has now donated a total of £100,000 to local good causes in the Gillingham area since its Community Matters scheme began in 2008. Under the scheme each Waitrose store agrees to donate £1,000 …