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schools, education

Dorset Council says plans are being made to welcome more pupils back into school across the county. The authority says it is working with schools as they plan to open for more children …
think twice visit Dorset

Dorset Police and other agencies in the county are asking the public to ‘act responsibly’ and ‘think twice’ before travelling to Dorset because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The police insist, however, that …
Dorset Council

Car-parking charges are now being reinstated at all of Dorset Council’s open car-parks, but the way you pay may be different, the council has announced. Following calls from the general public and Dorset’s …
Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

The 2020 Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show has been cancelled, organisers said on Tuesday 12 May. Richard Curtis, who is chairman of the show, said this year’s event, scheduled for 19 August, could not …
Princesses....

The organisers of the Gillingham Carnival have announced that this year’s processions, scheduled for Saturday 10 October, have been cancelled. Instead the next processions have been scheduled for 9 October 2021. In a …
children study home school

A new helpline has been launched to support parents and carers who are worried about how their child is coping during the Coronavirus pandemic. Dorset Council’s Educational Psychology Service has set-up the helpline …
Dorset police

Emergency services and other partner agencies across Dorset are working together to highlight the #Unacceptable trend in the number of verbal abuse, assaults or attacks their staff face and the rising number involving …
Dorset business self employed help viris

Around 5,500 businesses in Dorset have now registered for either a small business grant or a retail, hospitality and leisure grant, Dorset Council says. It is urging anyone who has already applied to …
virtual council meeting Gillingham

Councillors in Gillingham have held their first ‘virtual’ meeting since the coronavirus lockdown brought an end to gatherings in the town hall. Members of the council’s planning committee convened by Skype on Monday …