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Parking car park Gillingham

Dorset Council has attempted to play down the controversy over increased county-wide car parking charges it plans to introduce next year after news of the increases began to leak. It announced its proposals …
St Martins Gillingham new

Construction work on 55 extra care flats for the elderly on the site of the now-demolished St Martins House on Queen Street, Gillingham, could begin in August. The existing building on the site …
police Dorset

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an incident of criminal damage in Shaftesbury. At around 11.45pm on Wednesday 23 June 2021 a group of people …
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A man has been jailed after committing a burglary at a residential property and stealing a charity box from a business in Gillingham. Dylan Leslie Brewer, 39 and of Orchard Court in Gillingham, …
old rectory Gillingham

A Grade II Listed former rectory in Gillingham is for sale, with residential refurbishment expected. The Old Rectory, situated in the town centre, comprises seven self-contained flats, offices and stores and is being …
Dorset police

Dorset Police have confirmed they are increasing the number of ‘high-visibility’ patrols in the Hardings Park area of Gillingham and near the old football club after a series of complaints from residents about …
Brexit EU flags Gillingham

EU nationals living in Gillingham and other parts of North Dorset are being urged to regularise their residency status in the UK before the cut-off date of 30 June amid a warning that …
Dorset police

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a series of thefts from vans in the Peacemarsh area of Gillingham. The incidents happened overnight from 4 to …
ali low westminster memorial hospital

Staff at Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury, have been joined by members of its League of Friends to mark 150 years since the building’s foundation stone was laid. They gathered in the hospital …