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Gillingham Town Council

Councillors on Gillingham Town Council’s planning committee have unanimously recommended the acceptance of two separate outline planning applications for schemes to build close to 1,600 homes on the town’s planned Southern Extension. The …
Dorset Police

A man has admitted taking cash that was left by a woman at a self-service checkout at a supermarket in Gillingham. Dorset Police received a report at around 1.30pm on Saturday 23 December …
Gillingham Town Council

Councillors in Gillingham will this month examine plans to build 634 new homes at Park Farm as part of the town’s Southern Extension. The proposal from developers CG Fry & Son also includes …
Chris Oswald

A businessman who recently returned to Britain from the United States after selling his manufacturing company is setting up his own publishing firm. Chris Oswald, 57, has written and published his first thriller, …
Welbeck land Southern Extension Gillingham

The first outline planning application has been made for the large-scale Southern Extension housing development in Gillingham. Developers Welbeck Land have put in an application for outline permission to build 961 houses on …
Dorset police

Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in North Dorset are renewing their appeal for information from the public. Police are particularly keen to speak to the driver of a vehicle that was seen in …
Dorset Police

Following two days of intensive search activity – involving hundreds of emergency service personnel, partner agencies and specialist volunteers – police have taken the decision to stand-down active searches for 70-year-old Andrew Latcham. …
Dorset police

Police in North Dorset are concerned for the welfare of 70-year-old Andrew Latcham from Blandford. He has been missing since around 3:30am this morning (Saturday 30 December), when he was seen on CCTV …
Samuel Brockway

UPDATE: Officers searching for missing man Samuel Brockway from Gillingham are pleased to report he has been located. Samuel was reported missing this morning, Friday 22 December 2017, and had last been seen …