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Dorset Wiltshire fire service business safety

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is offering businesses fire safety advice as part of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) UK Business Safety Week 2017. The week runs from 11 …
Dorset Police

A woman has been charged in connection with a fatal collision in Blandford in which her three-year-old girl died. At 7.52am on Thursday 24 August 2017 Dorset Police was informed by the ambulance …
St Mary's Gillingham SGN

Pupils at St Mary’s Primary School in Gillingham are returning to a newly spruced-up playground and classrooms this week thanks to gas network company SGN. In May this year, almost 200 customers in …

Saved from closure by volunteers, Bones Youth Club is now looking for more help to expand its activities for Gillingham’s teenagers. Rachel Loos reports It is a Thursday night and as 6.30pm approaches, …
Dorset Police

The Chief Constables of Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police have announced plans today, Wednesday 6 September 2017, to explore further collaboration and closer working between the two forces. Ultimately it could …
Gillingham Town Council

Gillingham Town Council has urged rival estate agents to stop what it calls the ‘senseless competition’ between them to put up as many For Sale or Sold signs as possible. The council has …
Jurassic Skyline

UPDATE: Jurassic Skyline have tweeted: ‘All passengers have been safely returned to ground. Our enormous thanks to @DWFireRescue and Coastguard teams for their assistance.’ Thirteen people trapped in the gondola of the Jurassic …
Mere carnival queen 2017

Charlotte Stone, pictured right, has been crowned as Queen for Mere Carnival. She was one of a number of carnival royals who were duly anointed at the Walnut Inn in Mere on Monday …
scooter Gillingham Dorset

Youngsters with scooters are scaling buildings in Gillingham to scoot from one rooftop to another, councillors have been told. Gillingham School and the Masonic Lodge in Station Road have reported incidents of this …