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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 …
UKIP Steve Unwin North Dorset

The UKIP parliamentary candidate for North Dorset at the 2015 general election has decided not to stand in the election on 8 June. Steve Unwin, who picked up 9,109 votes in 2015 and …

Plans for an ALDI supermarket in Gillingham have moved one step closer after the company lodged a formal planning application earlier this week to build the store. The proposal to build the 1,254 …
Guy's Marsh prison

A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fire on the roof of a building within HMP Guys Marsh near Shaftesbury. Emergency services were called to the incident at …
Dorset Police

Officers investigating reports of a robbery in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around 2pm on Wednesday 3 May 2017 in the Angel …