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Gillingham Town Council

Gillingham Town Council has issued a statement asking all residents to follow government regulations as the new lockdown starts. The lockdown, which was announced on Monday by prime minister Boris Johnson, has now …
vaccine covid Gillingham

GPs in Gillingham hope that the local vaccination campaign could be switched to a location in the town once the new Oxford University/AstraZeneca arrives for use in the area. Currently the vaccination campaign, …
covid vaccine volunteers Gillingham

The Gillingham Medical Practice says it needs an ‘army of volunteers’ to help with the local vaccination campaign which begins on Saturday locally. ‘We will need help with marshalling and queue management over …
Gillingham high street Newbury

Gillingham High Street is set for a significant face-lift in the New Year. Funding secured by Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership through the Government’s Local Growth Fund is being invested in Gillingham town centre …
Bob and Betty Jones.

American couple Betty and Bob Jones loved the Gillingham and Shaftesbury area so much from their regular visits to England that when they retired in 1981 they moved here. The couple from the …
Rendezvous covid film Gillingham

The way in which young people view and have coped with the Covid pandemic in Gillingham has been captured in a short film. ‘Covid & Me – Rendezvous Gillingham, Dorset’ is a moving …
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 …