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Traffic Shaftesbury

An emergency meeting of Shaftesbury Town Council last night agreed to spend up to £10,000 for an urgent survey of traffic and pedestrians using the A350/A30 through the town in the hopes of …
Childcare Dorset

Parents and carers are being asked to complete a survey about support for families with children aged 0-5 in Dorset. Dorset County Council has a duty to make sure there are plenty of …
housing crisis North Dorset

Councils have launched a new campaign to tackle the housing crisis with a target of 20,000 new homes by 2033 in west Dorset, north Dorset and Weymouth and Portland. North Dorset District Council, …

The Great Gillingham Bake Off, held on Sunday November 19 at the Vicarage School Rooms, was a huge success with 50 entries across 11 categories including sponges, fruit cakes, biscuits and scones. Two …
Elf Trail Gillingham

A Gillingham woman has come up with a novel way to celebrate Christmas – an Elf Trail around the town. Lynn Fern is asking local residents and shop owners and businesses to create …

The well-known DJ Johnnie Walker and his wife Tiggy last week received a cheque in Shaftesbury for £1,584.17 to go towards the Carers UK charity of which they are joint patrons. The cheque …
Gaia Pope Dorset

The family of missing teenager Gaia Pope have spoken with Dorset Police and have issued the following statement: We want to express our deepest gratitude to the police, other emergency services and the …
Dorset police

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Swanage teenager Gaia Pope have released a man and a woman under investigation. Gaia, 19 and from Langton Matravers, was staying at an address in Swanage when she …
Dorset Police

Detectives from Dorset have arrested two people following the disappearance of Swanage teenager Gaia Pope, with searches ongoing to locate her. Gaia, 19 and from Langton Matravers, was staying at an address in …