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Shreen Water Mere

A major growth in demand for water fuelled by plans for new homes in Gillingham and Mere is set to put even more pressure on the area’s chalk streams, says a local action …
Dorset Police

Officers investigating an assault in Gillingham are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward. The victim, a local man in his 40s, was walking his dog with his wife in …
Wiltshire Police

Wiltshire Police have successfully arrested Michal Kisiel this evening. Kisiel, aged 30, escaped from prison guards at Salisbury District Hospital at around 7:00 pm on Tuesday 30 May. He has been arrested this …
Wiltshire Police

Police in Salisbury continue to search for Michal Kisiel, aged 30, a prisoner who escaped from prison guards at Salisbury District Hospital. Kisiel left the hospital at around 7:00 pm on Tuesday 30 …
Belinda Ridout mayor Gillingham

Councillor Belinda Ridout has made promoting community life her priority after being voted in as the new mayor of Gillingham. ‘Gillingham is known widely as a friendly place, unique, with great community spirit,’ …
Dorset Police

Dorset police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a suspicious fire at a house at Milton on Stour near Gillingham. At 9.08pm on Wednesday 17 May 2017 …
CCG Dorset

The annual salary bill of the organisation that is pushing for the removal of the 15 inpatient beds at the Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury comes to more than £10 million, it has …
Dorset County Council

Protestors have staged a demonstration in Shaftesbury over the way that heavy lorries are being ‘instructed’ to go through nearby Melbury Abbas – dubbed the ‘Valley of the Jammed’ because of its traffic …
Employ My Ability Gillingham Thorngrove

The organisation buying the Thorngrove garden centre in Gillingham will use it as a centre for vocational training for young people with special education needs and a hub for new local businesses. In …