Travel

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 …
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 …
older drivers Dorset police

Dorset Police is launching the ‘Older Drivers Forum’ which is designed to help keep older drivers on the road safely, for longer. The forum has received public backing by writer Lord Julian Fellowes …

Wiltshire police are appealing for witnesses to a fail to stop collision on the A303. At approximately 6.15pm on 13 August, a blue Vauxhall Corsa was travelling westbound on the A303 at Wylye …
London waterloo trains Gillingham

Major engineering works taking place at London Waterloo are set to cause major disruptions for rail passengers from Gillingham throughout most of August. And South West Trains have urged  people to avoid the …
Dorset Wiltshire Fire Rescue

The A 303 in Wiltshire was closed in both directions as was the A 350 for a period this evening after a major fire at the Eat&Go café at Chicklade service station. Crews …
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 …
buying a car Gillingham

By Jason Crew I think we all know that most people seem to be aware of the usual things to look out for: tyres, lights, the vehicle’s general condition, any unusual engine noise, …
A 303 Chicklade

The long-awaited upgrade of the A303 between Mere and Chicklade Bottom should be delivered by 2029, according to highway officials. Project manager Andrew Alcorn from Highways England says plans to turn the 7.5 …