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Campaigners from Gillingham, Shaftesbury and south Wiltshire have joined forces in a bid to stop the proposed closure of 15 inpatient beds at Westminster Memorial Hospital. As the deadline for consultation on the …
Rick Godley

Rick Godley retired last month after 12 years as handyman at Milton-on-Stour CE VA Primary School. ‘When I started I was employed to do one hour a week and I thought I would …
A 303 Chicklade

The long-awaited upgrade of the A303 between Mere and Chicklade Bottom should be delivered by 2029, according to highway officials. Project manager Andrew Alcorn from Highways England says plans to turn the 7.5 …
Gang Gillingham

Take a walk through Withywood, the strip of woodland between the River Stour and the railway track in Gillingham and you may see the flash of blue of a darting kingfisher or hear the soft …
Wyke primary Olivia Palmer

At the end of her first day at school, aged four, Olivia Palmer told her mother that she wanted to be a head teacher – 34 years later her ambition has been realised; …
Dorset County Council

Dorset County Council has received £2,492,000 from central government to carry out structural maintenance and improvements along the A350 and C13, between Blandford and Shaftesbury, which form part of the north-south route into …