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Hipp!!Bones Gillingham

When Serena Burgess saw one of the young members of Hipp!!Bones smiling and laughing on a bouncy castle it moved her to tears. ‘She’s in a wheelchair and had to be hoisted up …
Brionne Shaftesbury twinning

Shaftesbury Town Twinning Association recently enjoyed a very successful visit from their twin town of Brionne in Normandy, boosted by beautiful sunny weather. After a first day with their host families, the visitors …
rugbytots Gillingham

A popular rugby play programme for young children is coming to Gillingham. Rugbytots is described as a fun-packed programme where rugby practice is intertwined with aiding crucial motor skills and having fun. ‘Make …
community grants

Grants are available to help improve the lives of people living or working in Dorset, says Dorset Council. Cultural, sporting and community organisations can now apply for money from Dorset Council’s Leisure Development …
storage hut Gillingham

The Gillingham Duke of Edinburgh Open Award Centre (OAC) has officially inaugurated its new storage cabin based at Gillingham School, thanks to a fund-raising effort by youngsters involved in the scheme. The new …

Put these dates in your diary now! After the great success of last year, for 2019  The Spirit of Christmas Fair at RiversMeet Leisure Centre is even bigger – it kicks off on …
men's shed gilshed Gillingham

The project known as “GILLSHED” is still progressing, but somewhat slowly, much to the frustration of the Committee, say organisers. ‘A very active and keen Committee has been elected, and they have looked …
BSO Gillingham School

Artsreach, Dorset’s touring arts organisation, has teamed up with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra to offer audiences across Dorset the opportunity to see ensembles perform in a variety of rural venues. And on 6 …
get online Dorset

PLEASE PASS THIS INFORMATION ON TO ANYONE YOU THINK IT MIGHT HELP If you are struggling to use the computer, tablet or smart phone to look up ‘what’s on’ over half term and …