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CCG Dorset

The annual salary bill of the organisation that is pushing for the removal of the 15 inpatient beds at the Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury comes to more than £10 million, it has …
Dorset County Council

Protestors have staged a demonstration in Shaftesbury over the way that heavy lorries are being ‘instructed’ to go through nearby Melbury Abbas – dubbed the ‘Valley of the Jammed’ because of its traffic …
Employ My Ability Gillingham Thorngrove

The organisation buying the Thorngrove garden centre in Gillingham will use it as a centre for vocational training for young people with special education needs and a hub for new local businesses. In …
salt water pool RiversMeet Gillingham

They are all the rage across the United States. And now swimmers in Gillingham are about to get their first taste of a salt water pool. On 16 May RiversMeet leisure centre will …
UKIP Steve Unwin North Dorset

The UKIP parliamentary candidate for North Dorset at the 2015 general election has decided not to stand in the election on 8 June. Steve Unwin, who picked up 9,109 votes in 2015 and …

Plans for an ALDI supermarket in Gillingham have moved one step closer after the company lodged a formal planning application earlier this week to build the store. The proposal to build the 1,254 …
buying a car Gillingham

By Jason Crew I think we all know that most people seem to be aware of the usual things to look out for: tyres, lights, the vehicle’s general condition, any unusual engine noise, …
Guy's Marsh prison

A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fire on the roof of a building within HMP Guys Marsh near Shaftesbury. Emergency services were called to the incident at …
Dorset Police

Officers investigating reports of a robbery in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around 2pm on Wednesday 3 May 2017 in the Angel …