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Philip Gillingham

Gillingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry says it would like to suggest as a mark of respect that its members observe the one minute silence being held across the nation at 3pm on …

Developers have drawn up plans for up to 800 houses at a site west of Peacemarsh in Gillingham on which they say construction of the first homes could start by 2027 or 2028. …
Home Bargains Gillingham

Plans for a Home Bargains discount store on the Kingsmead Business Park near Aldi and Sydenhams have been backed by members of Gillingham Town Council’s planning committee. The new store, which will sell …

Death of Prince Philip
Dorset police

A man is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury collision in North Dorset. Dorset Police received a report at 5.49pm on Thursday 8 October 2020 of a collision …
Dorset Local Plan

An online public meeting about the proposed Local Plan for Dorset attracted nearly 100 Gillingham residents on Wednesday night. The information meeting, moderated by Mark Hebditch, chair of the town’s Three Rivers Community …
archaeology dig Common Mead lane Gillingham

An exploratory archaeological dig has been carried out in the field off Common Mead Lane, Gillingham, where developers Fairfax want to build 85 new homes. A mechanical digger has been used to dig …
Andrew Murrison MP

South West Wiltshire MP and Royal Navy Reservist Dr Andrew Murrison has been called up as part of the Armed Forces’ Operation RESCRIPT to support the national Covid-9 vaccination programme. This will be …
coroners court dorset

The Coroner for Dorset is seeking the assistance of the public to find the next of kin of a man who lived in Gillingham. Paul Geddes Milne, who was 71 years old, died …