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school applications Dorset

Today parents across the county find out which primary, first, middle or junior school their child will go to in September. In Dorset, 95 percent of parents are receiving the good news that …
Lidl shaftesbury

Lidl UK has today announced its public consultation day on its plans for a new supermarket at the former cattle market on Christy’s Lane in Shaftesbury will take place on 11 April.Coincidentally, Shaftesbury …
Football Gillingham

Gillingham School is today, Friday 29 March, putting on memorial match in memory of English teacher Ian Murray who sadly passed away last November. The match, hosted by Gillingham Town FC at their …
Dorset police

UPDATE: 18 MarchA man from Gillingham wanted for breaching the condition of his licence has been arrested. An appeal was issued by police officers searching for Phillip Torrance, aged 36, who was wanted …
Dorset police

A man from Mere is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury road traffic collision at Milton on Stour in North Dorset. Shortly before 12 noon on Saturday 28 …
North Dorset district council last meeting 2019

FORMER Gillingham councillor David Milsted was among five new  honorary aldermen created today at North Dorset District Council’s final meeting before its abolition on 31 March, writes Richard Thomas. Others were Councillors Bill …
Road Closed

Shows and other businesses in Mere have issued a plea to customers to come and support them as the town undergoes a series of major roadworks in the coming weeks which some fear …
Dorset police

Two men have been jailed after admitting a series of thefts from cash machines across Dorset, including Gillingham. Constantin Razyan Tanase, aged 32 and Adrian Tanase, aged 36, both of Waverley Road in …
schools Dorset

Children across the country have today found out which secondary school they will be going to in September. 97 percent Dorset children have got their first choice of secondary or upper school – …