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Dorset police

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man died and a woman was critically injured at an address near Gillingham – with one man arrested. Dorset Police received a report at 7.30pm …
Doctor Gillingham medical

Gillingham Medical Practice is changing the way it is making appointments. Here is their announcement: We need your help… We are looking toward a post-COVID future, whilst still expecting to be vaccinating our …

Ryan Scutt, the Gillingham teenager who was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer last autumn, has raised £6,600 for three charities – Piam Brown ward, Teenage Cancer Trust and CLIC Sargent …
Dorset police

A man is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury collision in North Dorset. Dorset Police received a report at 5.49pm on Thursday 8 October 2020 of a collision …
post office postbox Gillingham

Gillingham’s Hight Street Post Office branch could be bought and run by the local community, it has emerged. The Gillingham Community Land Trust (CLT) – a non-for-profit trust set up to help provide …
Covid testing Gillingham

More local community testing facilities will be available in north Dorset from Monday 29 March for all eligible residents, Public Health Dorset has announced. This includes a mobile testing unit visiting Gillingham each …
High Sheriff Dorset Gillingham special certificate

The High Sheriff of Dorset has presented Gillingham with a special certificate in recognition of the town’s community spirit and actions at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Mr George Streatfeild …
care home vaccination Gillingham

A vaccination clinic is being held this Saturday, 20 March, at The Exchange in Sturminster Newton for Gillingham residents who had their first Covid-19 jab in early Janauary. A spokesperson for Gillingham Medical …
Dorset police

Police officers investigating criminal damage and an attempted break-in at Gillingham School are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.50pm on Sunday 7 March 2021 an alarm was heard …