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Save Bay Persimmon

Councillors on Gillingham Town Council’s planning commission have voted to recommend refusal of plans by housebuilders Persimmon to build 200 homes just south of Bay Road. Members of the committee variously described the …
Gillingham Post Office

The Post Office says it is hoping to re-open its branch in Gillingham High Street soon after its abrupt closure last month. The news follows an intervention by North Dorset MP Simon Hoare …
Dorset Council

Dorset Council has brought together its new Climate Change Executive Advisory Panel for the first time. The panel was established following the declaration of a climate change emergency at Dorset Council back in …
Meerkay Dorset

Police officers are calling on the public to help them find a meerkat that has gone missing following a burglary near Dorchester. The meerkat is a two-year-old female and was being cared for …
car theft Shaftesbury

Police officers investigating the theft of a car from Shaftesbury are issuing an image of the vehicle and asking for witnesses to come forward. At around 4pm on Wednesday 19 June 2019 a …
Dorset police

Officers investigating a series of reported burglaries in North Dorset have arrested two people and are issuing crime prevention advice to residents. Between Friday 14 June and Monday 24 June 2019 eight burglaries …
Dorset Police

UPDATE from the police: Police officers say they are pleased to update that a missing teenage girl from Shaftesbury has been found safe and well. Natasha Gray, who is 14 years old, was …
post office logo

The Post Office is refusing to give reasons why its High Street branch in Gillingham has been abruptly and temporarily closed since 14 June. All that a spokesperson has said is that it …
Dorset police

Dorset police officers are renewing their appeal for witnesses after a car was reportedly stolen from a hotel car park in Gillingham. It was alleged that sometime between 5pm on Wednesday 5 June …