General News

Hannah Gibbons Gillingham Co-op

The old Co-op store on Gillingham’s High Street which was partially destroyed by fire nearly five years ago is finally to open its doors again – this time as a community charity centre. …
Mark Powell

Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a man who has gone missing from North Dorset. Mark Powell, 53 and of Dorchester, went missing from an address in West End in …
Wessex Water

Wessex Water has apologized after its staff carried out repair work late into the evening on a street in Gillingham. Work started on the job at Weatherbury Road in Peacemarsh in the early …
Gillingham motorcycle

Police are appealing for information after a unique motorcycle frame was stolen during a garage burglary in Gillingham. The incident happened overnight between Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 June 2017 at an address …
Austin Raishbrook

A former Gillingham man who now lives in the United States has described the dramatic moments when he saved a man’s life by pulling him from a burning car. Journalist Austin Raishbrook, 41, …
Polling Station

The Conservative Party’s Simon Hoare has been re-elected as the MP for North Dorset with a majority of more than 25,000. Mr Hoare’s vote of 36,169 was 8.3% up on the last election …
Shreen Water Mere

A major growth in demand for water fuelled by plans for new homes in Gillingham and Mere is set to put even more pressure on the area’s chalk streams, says a local action …
Dorset Police

Officers investigating an assault in Gillingham are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward. The victim, a local man in his 40s, was walking his dog with his wife in …
Wiltshire Police

Wiltshire Police have successfully arrested Michal Kisiel this evening. Kisiel, aged 30, escaped from prison guards at Salisbury District Hospital at around 7:00 pm on Tuesday 30 May. He has been arrested this …