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Remembrance Gillingham

Gillingham Town Council has asked local residents not to come out and pay their respects at the town’s war memorial as usual for this year’s Remembrance Sunday on 8 November. Instead, because of …
Merck sign Gillingham

Merck say they are ‘disappointed’ after criticism by Gillingham councillors of new road signs for the town which feature the life sciences firm’s branding. Last week local councillors expressed dismay at what they …
Merck sign Gillingham

New road signs for the entrances to Gillingham which have sponsor branding from local life sciences firm Merck are ‘ghastly’, town councillors have been told. The two signs – an example of which …
Dorset police

UPDATE: Officers searching for the owner of a note found on Canford Cliffs beach in Poole say they have been identified and found to be safe. The discovery was made by a member …
Dorset Police

Following a CCTV appeal, a teenager from Gillingham has come forward in relation to an investigation into an alleged assault and theft of a mobile phone in Sherborne. It was reported that at …
herbs herbetum Gillingham

Local residents are being invited to help themselves – within reason – to herbs as part of a new council initiative in Gillingham. The Town Council has set up a micro herbetum – …
Dorset Police

There are illegal drugs in Gillingham but the town does not have a drugs problem, local councillors were told this week. Police community support officer Nicky Fear also told a meeting of Gillingham …

Gillingham-based North Dorset rugby club and Gillingham School have both had cases of people testing positive for Covid-19. In all, the latest figures show that there were five positive tests in the Gillingham …
Granny Annie Kings ITV

Following the local publicity about the success that Anne Kings was having after writing her book ‘Button Cottage Lockdown’, ITV invited her to appear on the Martin and Roman Kemp ‘Sunday Best’ show …