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swimming pool RiversMeet

Gillingham Town Council agreed on Monday night to provide the RiversMeet leisure centre with up to £23,000 to help it cope with a financial shortfall caused by the Coronavirus lockdown. Councillors voted unanimously …
elecricity

A £390,000 programme of works to upgrade and boost power supplies in Shaftesbury have now been completed by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN). The final stage of the investment project, which benefits …
back to school Dorset

Schools, childcare providers and colleges across Dorset are looking forward to welcoming children back in September, the education authority says. Dorset Council says it has been working with schools, early years providers and …
Gillingham Town Council

Councillors in Gillingham will meet this Monday, 24 August, to decide how to respond to a request for financial help by the RiversMeet Community and Leisure Centre. The popular leisure centre has asked …
Dorset police

Police officers are issuing a warning to members of the public following a series of reports of scam calls in North Dorset. A number of reports were received of calls made to members …
Anne Kings

Gillingham resident Anne Kings is to appear on ITV’s ‘Sunday Best’ show on Sunday August 30th. Anne is best known for her community work as a Dementia Friends Champion, and also as a …

Police officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 4.30pm on Tuesday 18 …
Shaftesbury School

Shaftesbury School is celebrating record results from its A Level students this year. ‘Hard work, great teaching and learning and an individual approach’ is what Tim Farrer, Headteacher, believes is the key to …
Student A level results

Students in Dorset have received their  A Level results  today. Dorest Council says that advice on education, work and training, including information for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), is …