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Southern Extension Gillingham masterplan

Dorset Council say that the first homes on Gillingham’s long-awaited Southern Extension development are expected to be completed ‘by 2022’ once final planning approval is granted. The construction of the rest of the …
Gillingham High Street

Local civic and business leaders have welcomed the planned re-opening of many ‘non-essential’ shops in Gillingham on Monday 15 June as lockdown restrictions ease further. And they have urged local people to do …
Church View cycle route

Dorset Council engineers have played down fears that the new cycle route along Le Neubourg Way in Gillingham will make it very hard for residents of Church View to drive out of their …
network rail Gillingham

Rail passengers are being reminded that a section of railway in the Templecombe area in Somerset will close this weekend for nine days to allow Network Rail to work on a cutting that …
Dorset police

Detectives are renewing their appeal for information in relation to an incident where a woman was found injured in Gillingham and have identified potential witnesses to whom they would like to speak. Dorset …
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A group of medical, ex-military and procurement experts have come together to donate more than 1,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to a care home in Mere. UK Mask Force (UKMF), along …
Church View cycle route

Residents in Gillingham’s Church View are worried that the work to build a new cycle path along Le Neubourg Way will leave them virtual ‘prisoners’, unable to drive out of their mini-estate onto …

Victim Support in Dorset say they have seen seen a rise in some types of crime during the pandemic, in particular domestic abuse and fraud. ‘Domestic abuse victims who might ordinarily be able …
Dorset police

Dorset detectives investigating an incident where a woman was found injured in Gillingham are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 12.05am on …