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vote election ballot box Gillingham

Dorset residents are being asked to check their electoral registration details are correct, to make sure they retain their right to vote in future elections and referendums. Letters are being sent to all …
WAGS golf charity Yeovil hospital

Golfers from a charity based in Gillingham have raised £1,400 towards a hospital breast cancer unit. The players from the Wyke Amateur Golf Society or WAGS play matches throughout the year at various …
solar farm

Councillors have voted against plans to locate a large solar farm on the edge of Gillingham, next to the planned Southern Extension and in the middle of the Royal Forest area. Though members …
Weldmar hospice at home

Weldmar Hospicecare in Dorset has launched a brand new service today, with the aim of providing care to patients who are in their last weeks and days of life, as well as support …
North Dorset 7s rugby

North Dorset 7s (ND7s), now one of the largest community-run one day rugby 7s tournament in the South West, will go ahead on Saturday 24 July 2021 at North Dorset RFC in Gillingham, …
Gillingham public toilets temporary

Gillingham Town Council has had to install temporary toilets after the public conveniences in the High Street car park were damaged during attempts to free a woman who was stuck inside them. The …
Parking car park Gillingham

Dorset Council has attempted to play down the controversy over increased county-wide car parking charges it plans to introduce next year after news of the increases began to leak. It announced its proposals …
Dorset police

Dorset Police have confirmed they are increasing the number of ‘high-visibility’ patrols in the Hardings Park area of Gillingham and near the old football club after a series of complaints from residents about …
Brexit EU flags Gillingham

EU nationals living in Gillingham and other parts of North Dorset are being urged to regularise their residency status in the UK before the cut-off date of 30 June amid a warning that …