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Great South West

A powerful coalition of South West businesses, education leaders and local authorities has pledged to work in partnership with Government to make the Great South West – including Dorset – the latest growth …

An organised crime group has been sentenced to a total of more than 60 years in prison for their roles in running a ‘county line’ known as the ‘Scouse Porky Line’, which supplied …
Dorset police

Dorset police are investiaghting after a break-in at Peacemarsh Garage in Gillingham earlier this month. Two cars and a number of keys were stolen in the incident, which was reported to police when …
TerraCycle Gillingham

The newly-formed ‘Greener Gillingham’ group has decided to collect some of the waste that cannot be recycled in the usual way to be sent on to Terracycle. Terracycle – which brands itself as …
schools, education

Don’t miss the deadline to apply for school places for September 2020, urges Dorset Council, the education authority. With only eight days left to sign up, it says there are still over 600 …

On a large table in Gillingham Library is a large table filled with scraps of fabric, buttons, stamps, old letters and large bottles of glue. Seated at it, making pictures from this ephemera, …
Waitrose Co-Op purse Gillingham Mere

Officers from Dorset Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a purse theft in Gillingham and subsequent use of a stolen bank …
101 calls police

Dorset Police says that the technical difficulty with the 101 non-emergency telephone number has now been fixed. Engineers were looking into the fault, which was reported on Monday 30 December 2019, and worked …
Dorset police

Wiltshre Police are appealing for witnesses to a public order incident on the A303 over Christmas. At approximately 1.15pm on Boxing Day a man in his 50s was driving between Wylye and Winterbourne …