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lorries Shaftesbury

Dorset County Council Cabinet has agreed a way forward for the routing of HGVs through north Dorset. After hearing representations from residents of villages along both routes, local parish councils, local community groups …
Traffic Shaftesbury

An emergency meeting of Shaftesbury Town Council last night agreed to spend up to £10,000 for an urgent survey of traffic and pedestrians using the A350/A30 through the town in the hopes of …
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 …
Dorset police

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 …