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The Gillingham Community Church (GCC) does an enormous amount for those living in and around Gillingham and who are in difficulty. Its many different schemes help not just with advice but also practical, …
Dorset Police

Gillingham councillor Roger Monksummers has described the delays on 101 calls in Dorset as ‘pathetic’ and ‘appalling’ after he spent lengthy periods trying to report crimes. The town councillor and retired prison governor …
Hannah Gibbons Gillingham Co-op

The old Co-op store on Gillingham’s High Street which was partially destroyed by fire nearly five years ago is finally to open its doors again – this time as a community charity centre. …
Mark Powell

Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a man who has gone missing from North Dorset. Mark Powell, 53 and of Dorchester, went missing from an address in West End in …
Wessex Water

Wessex Water has apologized after its staff carried out repair work late into the evening on a street in Gillingham. Work started on the job at Weatherbury Road in Peacemarsh in the early …
Gillingham motorcycle

Police are appealing for information after a unique motorcycle frame was stolen during a garage burglary in Gillingham. The incident happened overnight between Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 June 2017 at an address …
Austin Raishbrook

A former Gillingham man who now lives in the United States has described the dramatic moments when he saved a man’s life by pulling him from a burning car. Journalist Austin Raishbrook, 41, …
Polling Station

The Conservative Party’s Simon Hoare has been re-elected as the MP for North Dorset with a majority of more than 25,000. Mr Hoare’s vote of 36,169 was 8.3% up on the last election …
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REGULAR EVENTS   GILLINGHAM COUNTRY MARKET Every Friday from 8.30am-11am at the Methodist Church Hall (next to Lloyds Bank), High Street Gillingham. Gillingham Country Market offers a truly local shopping experience and a …