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westminster memorial hospital shaftesbury

A surprise attempt by Shaftesbury Town Council to protect Westminster Memorial Hospital from sale or redevelopment by getting it put on the register of ‘assets of community value’ unexpectedly stalled last night, 29 …
Cheetah cub Longleat Xena abandoned

An abandoned cheetah cub is being hand reared by her keeper at Longleat. The female cub, which has been nicknamed Xena after the warrior princess to mark her battling qualities, spent the first …
road repairs Gillingham

Residential roads in Gillingham programmed for surface dressing this summer include:   Shreen Way Claremont Avenue Cordery Gardens Downsview Drive Wessex Way Broadacres Wiltshire Close Saxon Mead Close Knoll Place Avondale Gardens Arun …
Dorset Police

Detectives investigating reports of an alleged assault where a man sustained stab wounds in Gillingham have charged two men and a teenage girl. Officers were called at 11.17pm on Sunday 13 May 2018 …
Police Tape Dorset

Detectives continue to investigate reports of an altercation where a man sustained stab wounds in Gillingham and are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Officers were called at 11.17pm on Sunday 13 May …
Dorset police

Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a teenager was robbed at knifepoint in Shaftesbury. The victim, who is 15 years old, was walking down an alleyway …
Orchard Park

The well-known Orchard Park garden centre in Gillingham has been sold to a large company – and the site now looks to expand. Guernsey-based Blue Diamond, Britain’s third largest garden centre operator, has …
courts justice Dorset

Two men are due to appear in court in connection with drug offences in Gillingham. Officers attended an address in Cloverfields on Thursday 17 November 2016 following community intelligence about the alleged production …
North Dorset District Council

Newly-elected mayor of Shaftesbury, Councillor Piers Brown, saw his year get off to a lively start last night, Tuesday 1 May, as council colleagues attacked North Dorset District Council’s decision to sell Shaftesbury …