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Remembrance Gillingham

Clear blue skies greeted the  annual Act of Remembrance in Gillingham on Sunday. The parade and service at the Memorial included members of the town’s various organizations including the local branch of the …
Home Library Service Gillingham

A popular home library service, run by Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering organisation, is looking to grow its service for housebound readers in the Gillingham and Shaftesbury area. The Home Library Service …
South Western Railway Gillingham rail station

South Western Railway services on the Exeter to Waterloo line will be  subject to changes from Saturday 9 to Thursday 14 November. This is because engineering works in the Taunton area will require …
elf trail gillingham

Today Friday November 8 is the final day to join the great Gillngham Elf Trail for 2019. Don’t worry if you haven’t made your elf yet – or even thought about it! All …
Gillingham Youth centre

The Bones Youth Club on Cemetery Road in Gillingham has re-opened its doors as usual after  being forced to close temporarily in early October. Matt Hoskins, who resigned as manager, has been replaced …
Dorset police

Dorset Police say they have arrested one person after carrying out ‘targeted action’ against drugs in Gillingham. The force announced on social media that the action – based on information received – had …

Dorset Council has just launched two new guides to help homeowners, tenants and landlords. The first guide advises on how to tackle damp, condensation and mould issues which can appear, or get worse, …
dennis thorne smallholder Okeford Fitzpaine, near Sturminster Newton

A man who caused suffering to goats, ferrets and poultry by failing to properly care for them on his smallholding in North Dorset has been prosecuted and disqualified from keeping any animals for …
Pauline-Dawkins

The roundabouts at two of the main entrances into Gillingham are to be given a major overhaul in the coming months. Both the Ham Farm roundabout and the Peacemarsh roundabout are to be …