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Salisbury District Hospital operation

Routine surgery at Salisbury District Hospital will be postponed with immediate effect to allow staff to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, it has announced. The hospital is cancelling some elective procedures following a …
South Western Railway Gillingham rail station

South Western Railway is revising its train timetable from Monday 23rd March 2020 in line with other rail operators as a result of the Coronavirus. This will have an impact on travellers to …
bin collection refuse

Dorset Council has announced the steps it is taking to ensure household rubbish during the ongoing Coronavirus crisi. The council says that bin collections are one of its most important services, provided to …
dogs coronavirus

The charity Underdog International has set up an initiative which redeploys their volunteers and resources to support local dog owners – including in North Dorset –  in need due to the impacts of …
MIND Dorset

Local mental health charity Dorset Mind has just announced its plans to adapt their current range of vital support for people and organisations in Dorset during the Covid-19 outbreak. By offering a range …
Gillingham Town Council

Gillingham’s town council is working with local voluntary groups to help people, who are in self-isolation in the town. The announcement came as the town council said its offices would be closed to …
virus dorset business

Dorset Council says it is ‘working hard’ to ensure that businesses in Dorset take full advantage of the emergency measures announced by the government on Tuesday to tackle to Coronavirus crisis. And it …
coronavirus Dorset

A fourth person in Dorset, and the first in the Dorset Council area, has been confirmed as having Coronavirus, the authorities said on Friday evening. A spokesperson for Dorset Council said: ‘Public Health …
Covid-19 Coronavirus Dorset

Dorset still only has three cases of the Covid-19 virus, Dorset Council said in a statement on Friday 13. All of these are in the Bournemouth-Christchurch-Poole (BCP) area. ‘These cases are all well …