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Gillingham Town Council

Developers have had a meeting with staff and councillors at Gillingham Town Council to discuss a site behind The Mellowes care home off Common Mead Lane. The online meeting, on Tuesday 15 September, …
Gillingham Town Council

Councillors on Gillingham Town Council’s planning committee have expressed their frustration at the way planners, developers and landowners are treating the town. At an online meeting on Monday evening Councillor Sharon Cullingford said …
Kayla Barrington

Kayla Barrington from Gillingham is starting to make her mark in the world of British motorcycle racing. Kayla, 22, is currently the only female rider in the Superstock 600 championship, supporting British Superbikes. …
car safety speed

The town council is to write to Dorset Council asking for a potential overhaul of pedestrian safety in Queen Street in Gillingham. Members of the town’s general purposes committee agreed on Monday to …
Roman Business centre Gillingham

Councillors in Gillingham have voted to move ahead with the purchase of the Roman Business Centre in Peacemarsh after the government approved a £345,000 public loan to finance it. The premises, which are …
bere marsh CRT

The long-cherished ‘Dorset Dream’ of pioneering conservation farmer Robin Page this week becomes reality as the Countryside Restoration Trust completes the most significant purchase in its 30 year history of wildlife friendly farming. …

Police officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 4.30pm on Tuesday 18 …
Dorset police

A pedestrian involved in a road traffic incident in Gillingham has died as a result of his injuries, say Dorset Police. At around 2.45pm on Monday 13 July 2020 police officers were called …

Police officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 4.57pm on …