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Donna Rock bowls

Donna Rock from Gillingham bowled her way through to the Bowls England Finals at Royal Leamington Spa last week. After some intense matches when she played amazingly well, she was just beaten by …
Probus Gillingham

More than 50 members and guests of Gillingham Probus Club enjoyed a sunny day on Wednesday 21st August for their annual summer barbecue at the Crown Inn in Marnhull. The chairman, Nick Hall, …
vote poll referendum Bourton

A long-running saga over where to site the new village hall in Bourton near Gillingham has taken a new turn, with residents opting for one location in a local ‘referendum’. The vote, which …
table tennis Gillingham

Come along to weekly table tennis at Gillingham youth club (Bones) each Friday, 2-6pm. All welcome. More info: 07599 077400

Gillingham Carnival Week – Events Website: www.gillinghamcarnival.org.uk Fri. 27th Sept. 7.30 p.m. Gillingham Imperial Silver Band Concert with Royalty crowning Gillingham Methodist Church £5 Adults £2 Child Sun. 29th TBC Carnival Open Fishing …

Can You Fix It?! Do you watch Repair Shop and marvel at what can be restored? Moreover do you like tinkering about and mending stuff? If the growing landfill mountains are a concern …
League of Friends hospital Shaftesbury

The League of Friends raised just short of £600 for Westminster Memorial Hospital at their recent Summer Fair. ‘Shaftesbury’s mayor, Tim Cook, kindly opened the Fair,’ says Denise Potter, a volunteer Hospital Trustee …
Neighbourhood policing Dorset

Dorset Police is introducing a new initiative in a commitment to better connect with local communities. The Force has developed a series of plans under the Neighbourhood Engagement Contract (NEC) initiative so communities …
post office logo

After just over a month in which it was closed, the Post Office branch in the High Street, Gillingham, opened its doors for business again on Thursday 18 July under the management of …