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animal welfare

A groups of local animal lovers have teamed together to organise a Table Top sale to raise money for different charities. Money from the sale, which will take place at the Methodist Chruch …
astronaut

The astronaut built as part of Gillingham’s entry to the South West in Bloom competition has been damaged after what police described as a ‘drunken dare’. The town’s CCTV cameras recorded how the …
lottery Dorset Council

Dorset Council is seeking the views of local residents, community groups and local charities on the proposal to run a ‘Community Lottery’ for local good causes in the Dorset council area. It is …
knot circus

Knot’ by Nikki and JD Award-Winning Physical Circus Show in Dorset for One Night Only Sun 29 September, 7:30pm. Gillingham School Hall. 01747 833844 Physically exhilarating and touchingly poignant, Knot is the internationally …

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Children bed

New research has found that the average parent spends at least one night a week sleeping somewhere other than their own bed because their children climb into bed with them, with 63 per …
hospitals GP doctors

Salisbury District Hospital has announced that 95 percent of patients attending A&E in August were admitted, transferred or discharged within four hours. This is the first time the hospital has achieved this standard …
community projects Dorset

Dorset Council has opened its Community Impact fund to back community projects that help improve the lives of local people. There is a total of £75,000 available to help community organisations and charities, …
Milton-on-Stour new homes

A scheme to turn the old Forge Garage in Milton-on-Stour near Gillingham into four new homes has won the backing of councillors in Gillingham. Members of the planning committee unanimously voted to support …