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Gillingham

Beacon of Light Castle Hill

There was an impressive turnout in Gillingham on Sunday 11 November as local groups and residents marked the hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War. Under a blue sky, a …
Dorset County Council

Dorset County Council has confirmed that plans to demolish the iconic red brick St Martin’s House in Gillingham to make way for extra care housing for the elderly have been put on hold. …
new homes Mere

A total of 90 new homes in Gillingham have been given approval by councillors at North Dorset District Council’s Planning Committee. The development, on Land to the East of Lodden Lakes, was given …
St Martin's House

Gillingham’s St Martin’s House has been saved from the prospect of demolition – for now at least – after Dorset County Council dropped plans to demolish it in order for a housing association …
Phillip Torrance

Dorset Police are appealing for help from members of the public to locate a wanted man from Gillingham. Phillip Torrance, aged 36, is wanted in connection with a breach of court bail conditions …
crocuses, spring bulbs, Gillingham

An appeal has gone out to anyone who wants to help plant bulbs in Gillingham this November. The spring-flowering crocuses and daffodils will be planted by volunteers around the town on Saturday 10 …
St Martin's House

Members of the public and councillors seeking to save Gillingham’s iconic St Martin’s House from demolition are racing against the clock after a lively and at times angry town hall meeting was told …
citizens advice

The Citizens Advice team members in Gillingham have this week celebrated the 80th birthday of one of their volunteers. Jenny McCallum, second from left in the photograph, has been working for the organisation …
St Martin's House

The housing association aiming to build 59 units for older people on the old St Martins site in Queen Street, Gillingham, has put in its planning application. And in its planning statement housing …