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electric car charging Dorset

New electric vehicle chargepoints have been installed in Dorset, one of them in Gillingham. These chargepoints have been installed and are live at Wollaston Field car park, Dorchester; Gas Lane, Gillingham; Old Market …
Newbury New Road Gillingham

Gillingham is set to undergo some traffic disruption with the closure of New Road for resurfacing work at night. The closure of the 190m section of section of New Road from Newbury down …
South Western Railway

A shortage of train crew, either because they have tested positive for Covid 19 or have had to self-isolate, has caused severe disruption to train services on the Exeter to London Waterloo line. …
Parking car park Gillingham

Councillors in Gillingham are to debate planned changes to car park charges in Dorset after hearing that the cost for some users could double. Dorset Council says it intends to charge from 8am …
one-way Station Road Gillingham

The new one-way system at the top of Station Road has become an ‘absolute nightmare’ with motorists ignoring the new signs and driving up the wrong way, councillors in Gillingham have been told. …
cycle way Gillingham

Councillors have raised concerned over what they called the ‘dangerous’ new cycle way that has just been completed along Le Neubourg Way in Gillingham. Councillor Sharon Cullingford said the issue concerned the section …
school bus

Pupils in Dorset will be asked to wear face coverings on buses from Monday unless they are exempt, Dorset Council has said. Young people exempt from wearing face coverings include anyone who cannot …
rat run Gillingham cars speed

A councillor in Gillingham has raised fears that the new main road or ‘principal street’ through the planned Southern Extension development could become a rat run for drivers. Councillor Mike Gould spoke just …
roadworks Gillingham cone

Work will soon be starting in Station Road and demolition of The Old Manse will also get underway as part of the continuing multi-million-pound transport overhaul in Gillingham In the latest progress of …