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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 …
Wiltshire Police

Police in Salisbury continue to search for Michal Kisiel, aged 30, a prisoner who escaped from prison guards at Salisbury District Hospital. Kisiel left the hospital at around 7:00 pm on Tuesday 30 …
Belinda Ridout mayor Gillingham

Councillor Belinda Ridout has made promoting community life her priority after being voted in as the new mayor of Gillingham. ‘Gillingham is known widely as a friendly place, unique, with great community spirit,’ …
Dorset Police

Dorset police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a suspicious fire at a house at Milton on Stour near Gillingham. At 9.08pm on Wednesday 17 May 2017 …
Employ My Ability Gillingham Thorngrove

The organisation buying the Thorngrove garden centre in Gillingham will use it as a centre for vocational training for young people with special education needs and a hub for new local businesses. In …
salt water pool RiversMeet Gillingham

They are all the rage across the United States. And now swimmers in Gillingham are about to get their first taste of a salt water pool. On 16 May RiversMeet leisure centre will …