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Dorset police

Police officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward following a serious injury road traffic collision in North Dorset. Dorset Police was called at 8.04am on Monday …
Dorset Climate emergency

Climate campaigners and local councillors have expressed their dismay at what they see as Dorset Council’s lack of progress a year after it declared a climate emergency. The new authority made the declaration …
think twice visit Dorset

Dorset Police and other agencies in the county are asking the public to ‘act responsibly’ and ‘think twice’ before travelling to Dorset because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The police insist, however, that …
Dorset Council

Car-parking charges are now being reinstated at all of Dorset Council’s open car-parks, but the way you pay may be different, the council has announced. Following calls from the general public and Dorset’s …
Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

The 2020 Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show has been cancelled, organisers said on Tuesday 12 May. Richard Curtis, who is chairman of the show, said this year’s event, scheduled for 19 August, could not …
Dorset Police

Officers from Dorset Police are appealing for the owner of a dog to come forward after a man was bitten in Shaftesbury. At around 6.45am on Friday 24 April 2020 the victim – …
Princesses....

The organisers of the Gillingham Carnival have announced that this year’s processions, scheduled for Saturday 10 October, have been cancelled. Instead the next processions have been scheduled for 9 October 2021. In a …
le neubourg way roadworks gillingham

Mike Gosden, a resident of Church View, Gillingham, is calling for local people to send him their thoughts and observations about the ongoing roadworks on Le Neubourg Way  where work is resuming. Mike, …
children study home school

A new helpline has been launched to support parents and carers who are worried about how their child is coping during the Coronavirus pandemic. Dorset Council’s Educational Psychology Service has set-up the helpline …