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South Western Railway

The new franchise holder for the Exeter to Waterloo rail services is holding a consultation on planned timetable changes it will be introducing in December. Many of the changes do not directly affect …
Gillingham Carnival

People turned out in large numbers today to watch the children’s parade at the Gillingham Carnival as the rain mercifully stayed away. Here are some of the pictorial highlights: Princesses…. Road signs…. Lego …
Aland Jane Pike

A woman charged in connection with a fatal collision near Blandford which claimed the life of her three-year-old daughter has entered guilty pleas at court. Alanda Jane Pike, aged 34 of Shaftesbury, appeared …
Dorset police

A series of residential burglaries has been reported to Dorset Police over the past month in which all the victims work in restaurants across Bournemouth and Shaftesbury. Detective Inspector Neil Wright, of the …
Parnham House Michael Treichl

Officers investigating a fire which destroyed Parnham House near Beaminster say they have ended their inquiries and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the blaze after its owner was later …
Dorset Police

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged assault in Gillingham. It was reported that a local man aged in his 40s was assaulted while walking his dog in the area …

Wiltshire Police are today launching Operation Artemis in a bid to tackle all aspects of poaching across the county. The force says it is encouraging the public to report all incidents of poaching …
Westminster Memeorial Hospital

Members of Shaftesbury Town Council have agreed to ‘kick-start’ the process of getting the community together to decide the best way forward for Shaftesbury’s Westminster Memorial Hospital following the decision to save the …
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 …