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Mayor Barry Von Clemens has praised the ‘absolutely fabulous’ way that Gillingham has responded as a community to the coronavirus crisis. Speaking at a meeting of the full council on Monday 22 June, …
Mayor Gillingham

Town councillors have narrowly voted to postpone the Annual Council Meeting for a year because of the current Covid-19 emergency. This means that Gillingham mayor Barry Von Clemens and deputy mayor Paul Harris …
Shaftesbury town hall council

Shaftesbury town councillor Julian Prichard has resigned following an acrimonious town council meeting that resulted in personal insults being exchanged between members, writes Richard Thomas. Councillor Prichard, best known for leading the Save …
Garden Montessori shaftesbury

The Garden Montessori pre-school at St Mary’s School, Shaftesbury, says that the way Wiltshire Council is choosing to fund establishments that have to close during the coronavirus crisis may force it to shut …
online meetings Gillingham Shaftesbury

Local councils have been told to postpone all elections and annual meetings, usually held in May, until next year as a result of the corona virus pandemic, writes Richard Thomas.   It means …
Dorset police

Officers investigating an alleged assault on a Police Community Support Officer in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 2.15pm on Monday 30 March 2020 the …
Dorset Police

A serving police officer has died but it is too soon to say whether his death is linked to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, Dorset Police said today. The unnamed officer, who was aged …
elderly Dorset

Vulnerable people in Dorset will have recently received a letter from the NHS, telling them they are at high risk of catching coronavirus and advising them to stay at home and strictly self-isolate …

Information specialists One West, who work for a number of local authroties in the West, have issued a warning about a spate of bogus emails linked to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. It a …