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Wiltshire Police

An 18-year-old man died in a collision on the A303 on Saturday 9 November. At approximately 5.15pm, officers were called to the A303 at the junction with the A350, known locally as Furze …
South Western Railway Gillingham rail station

South Western Railway services on the Exeter to Waterloo line will be  subject to changes from Saturday 9 to Thursday 14 November. This is because engineering works in the Taunton area will require …
parking bays Gillingham station

After reaction from rail users, South Western Railway has reinstated short-term parking bays at Gillingham Station. The move followed criticism after all the station’s 20-minute temporary parking slots were removed overnight and replaced …
rural surface dressing Dorset

Dorset Council’s specialist Phoenix vehicles are being put away for the winter following another successful year of surface dressing. During the course of 18 weeks – from April to September – a team …
raileay parking gillingham disabled

The short-term 20-minute parking bays at Gillingham railway station have been removed and replaced by a row of freshly-painted disabled drivers places. The move happened so quickly that even some station staff were …
electric cars Gillingham

Gillingham and Shaftesbury appear in danger of being left behind in the impending electric vehicle revolution, report Michael Streeter and Richard Thomas. Each town currently only has one, relativity slow-charging electric vehicle charge …
Road Closed

Road closures in Mere area The following temporary road closure notices have been received by Mere Town Council Notice of Temporary Road Closure to enable Tarmac to carry out carriageway reconstruction and associated …
Network Rail

Local councillors have reacted angrily to reports that land next to Gillingham’s railway station could be sold off – preventing the station from extending its overcrowded car park. Train operator South Western Railway …
A 303 mere fire

A fire on a lorry carrying straw on the A 303 today near Mere caused traffic chaos today. Five fire engines were called to deal with the blaze which occurred between the turnings …