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Councillors in Gillingham have supported plans for the Thorngrove garden centre to build a new shop and café on its popular site. The backing from members of the town council’s planning committee for …
Purns Mill Legacy Project plan

Developers have met representatives from Gillingham Town Council to discuss a possible development of land between the conservation areas of Colesbrook and Milton-on-Stour for what is called the Purns Mill Legacy Project. The …
car park damage Gillingham

Police in Gillingham are investigating two linked crimes where car park ticket machines have been attacked and damaged in the town on consecutive nights. The first incident was in the Chantry Fields car …

On his 15th birthday doctors told Ryan Scutt he had cancer, a skull-based tumour so rare it only affects about one in two million people. The diagnosis came at the end of months …
Remembrance Covid Gillingham

A ‘poignant’ Remembrance Day event took place in Gillingham today despite the national lockdown. The restrictions meant that just six people made up the so-called ‘civic bubble’ to commemorate the memorial event itself …
Remembrance Gillingham

Gillingham Town Council has asked local residents not to come out and pay their respects at the town’s war memorial as usual for this year’s Remembrance Sunday on 8 November. Instead, because of …
Mellowes Halloween

It was Halloween with a difference this year as trick or treating was swapped for a spooky community trail in Gillingham, thanks to The Mellowes Bupa Care Home. Staff at the care home, …
railway Gillingham

Councillors have voted for a £3,000 grant towards a large mural which will depict the history of Gillingham railway station from its opening in 1859 to the present day. An application has also …
Parking car park Gillingham

Councillors in Gillingham have reacted angrily to plans by Dorset Council to extend the number of hours it charges for car parking each day to 8pm and to get motorists to pay on …