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cycling Bournemouth station

South Western Railway (SWR) has  announced the completion of six cycle parking schemes at stations in the Dorset area. As travellers return to the railway, and the weekly commute is reintroduced, customers using …
railway Gillingham

Councillors in Gillingham are planing to make an official response to plans by South Western Railway to change the train timetable from next year. The rail firm has launched a consultation over the …
Principal Street Gillingham

This summer, work will start on the construction of a new road to support the southern expansion of Gillingham, with preparations underway on site. Dorset Highways contractor Hanson UK has started setting up …
north-south route Dorset South Coast

National highways experts are to examine the best route for a faster road connection to the south coast – with Dorset a potential contender for this major infrastructure improvement. As part of the …
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. …