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Driving lessons Gillingham School

An online petition has been launched urging Gillingham School to reverse its decision to stop sixth form pupils using free periods in the school day to take driving lessons. The petition, started by …
older drivers Dorset police

Dorset Police is launching the ‘Older Drivers Forum’ which is designed to help keep older drivers on the road safely, for longer. The forum has received public backing by writer Lord Julian Fellowes …
Harwood Retail Centre

Councillors have voted unanimously to recommend rejection of planes for ‘phase two’ of the Harwood Retail Centre off Station Road in the centre of Gillingham involving a mixed development of shows, takeaway food …
Dorset CCG

Dorset Care Commissioning Group (CCG) has officially decided that the threatened inpatient beds at Westminster Memorial Hospital are to be saved after all. The health body today backed a recommendation that the 15 …
CCTV shoplifting suspect Blandford

Officers investigating three shoplifting offences in Blandford have issued CCTV images of a suspect and are asking for the public’s help to identify him. On Friday 23 June 2017 and Monday 3 July …
Dorset Police

A Dorset Police officer has been dismissed without notice from the Force after a special case hearing. The allegation was that the officer, who cannot be named for legal and safeguarding reasons, conducted …

Councillors on North Dorset District Council have voted unanimously to designate a part of Gillingham made famous by Constable as an an official conservation area. Colesbrook’s Parham’s Mill, now usually known as Purns …
Dorset police

An off-duty Wiltshire Police officer managed to catch a burglar in Tisbury after a member of the public reported to him that a suspicious man had been seen entering the garden of the …
digital dogs Dorset

Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police are once again leading the way in investing in cutting edge ways to tackle crime. Hot off the heels of being the first police forces in …