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Gillingham

D-Day beacon

A beacon was lit in Gillingham last night as the culmination of the town’s activities to mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. The beacon was lit at 9.15pm by …
Roger Weeks

The new mayor of Gillingham, Councillor Roger Weeks, has pledged to communicate as ‘openly, honestly and effectively’ as possible with local residents. Councillor Weeks said: ‘I will make every effort to make myself …
D-Day

Gillingham Town Council and Gillingham Rotary Club are proud to be holding an event in Hardings Park on 6 June 2024 to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. This event starts at 7pm, …
Dorset C

The Liberal Democrats have narrowly won control of Dorset Council after Thursday’s local elections. The Lib-Dems now have 42 councillors out of a total of 82 across the council. It is the first …
armed forces covenant Gillingham

  Gillingham Town Council has reinforced its allegiance to the armed forces community by signing the National Armed Forces Covenant. The covenant is a national promise that ensures that those who serve or …
car speed

Five Dorset towns and villages have the approval to proceed with the introduction of 20mph zones or speed limits. The town or parish councils for Langton Matravers, Bridport, Wimborne, Pimperne and Winfrith successfully …
council tax

Councillors in Gillingham have voted for a 3.43 percent increase in the precept for next year, which is below the current rate of inflation of around 4 percent. At a meeting on Monday …
Police Dorset

Police officers investigating an alleged assault in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It is reported that between 12.30pm and 2pm on Saturday 9 December 2023, a …
road closure

Gillingham Town Council last night voted to oppose plans to close the main Gillingham to Shaftesbury road completely for a total of more than three weeks to enable gas connection work to go …