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north-south route Dorset South Coast

National highways experts are to examine the best route for a faster road connection to the south coast – with Dorset a potential contender for this major infrastructure improvement. As part of the …
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 …
red phone box Stourheadd

An old-style phone box now used to house a defibrillator near Stourhead has been destroyed in an accident. A vehicle collided with the red box and shattered it, as the dramatic photo above …
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 …
police

Detectives investigating an alleged armed robbery in Shaftesbury are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to as a potential witness as part of their ongoing enquiries. At 1.36pm …
Police Tape Dorset

Detectives investigating an alleged armed robbery in Shaftesbury are renewing their appeal for anyone with information to come forward – with a CCTV image of the suspect being released and a man being …
Dorset Police

Detectives have charged a man following an alleged assault in Gillingham. It was reported that at around 10pm on Saturday 17 October 2020 two 18-year-old men were walking in the area of Addison …
Dorset police

Detectives investigating an armed robbery in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 1.36pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021 that a man, …