Crime

Budges Marks & Spencer Shaftesbury

Councillor in Shaftesbury have voted unanimously to make a bid for the former Budgens supermarket building in Bell Street. The decision was taken at a full meeting of Shaftesbury Town CouncilĀ  held on …
phone scams North Dorset HMRC

The police in North Dorset have warned people to be on their guard about an ongoing ‘HMRC’ telephone scam, with more than 150 reports of the fraud having been reported so far in …
Dorset Police

Dorset Police have warned that they might only be able to provide ‘the most basic services to the most vulnerable sectors of our community’ as they say they face fresh cuts as a …
CCTV assault Shaftesbury

Police officers investigating an assault at a pizza takeaway in Shaftesbury are issuing CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to in connection with the incident. The incident occurred at …
Phillip Torrance

Dorset Police are appealing for help from members of the public to locate a wanted man from Gillingham. Phillip Torrance, aged 36, is wanted in connection with a breach of court bail conditions …
Gillingham Town FC fire

Gillingham Town FC has appealed for witnesses after the stand at their Hardings Lane pitch was set alight. The fire brigade and police quickly attended the scene and no one was hurt in …
Police Tape Dorset

A 25-year-old Shaftesbury man is on police bail and is facing further investigation after the suspected murder of a Polish man at a farm near Blandford. Two Shaftesbury men, aged 25 and 27, …
Dorset police

Detectives have launched an investigation into a knifepoint robbery at a store in Shaftesbury and are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 6.10am today, Thursday 18 October 2018, Dorset Police received …
Dorset police

A man is due to appear in court in connection with a burglary near Gillingham. Officers were called at 3.15pm on Saturday 6 October 2018 to reports that an unknown man was inside …