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lockdown

  We all understand that one role of doctors at a surgery is to prescribe medicine to patients. But what does a ‘social prescriber’ do? Liz Rose  joined Gillingham Medical Practice last autumn …
Gillingham high street

Gillingham’s mayor Barry Von Clemens has hailed a ‘positive buzz’ back in the High Street after the re-opening of ‘non-essential’ shops on Monday following the easing of national Covid lockdown restrictions. The mayor …
Andrew Murrison MP

Local MP Dr Andrew Murrison, MP for South West Wiltshire, today voted in the House of Commons to allow national lockdown measures, as parliament was recalled from recess for the second time in …
Gillingham Town Council

Gillingham Town Council has issued a statement asking all residents to follow government regulations as the new lockdown starts. The lockdown, which was announced on Monday by prime minister Boris Johnson, has now …
covid Gillingham

Gillingham, along with the rest of Dorset, is to be placed under Tier 2 Covid restrictions that will come into force from December 2 when the national lockdown ends. This is despite the …
Harvest of a Quiet Eye Tim Heaton

When the Archbishop of Canterbury announced the suspension of public worship on 18 March because of the Covid-19 epidemic, local vicar Tim Heaton had been due to preside over the mid-week Holy Communion …
national crime agency

A barber who returned to the UK from Brazil with £300,000 worth of cocaine hidden in suitcases has been jailed. Jhonatan Martins Kirchhoff, 22, from Commercial Road, Bournemouth, told National Crime Agency investigators …
swimming pool RiversMeet

Gillingham Town Council agreed on Monday night to provide the RiversMeet leisure centre with up to £23,000 to help it cope with a financial shortfall caused by the Coronavirus lockdown. Councillors voted unanimously …
Gillingham Town Council

Councillors in Gillingham will meet this Monday, 24 August, to decide how to respond to a request for financial help by the RiversMeet Community and Leisure Centre. The popular leisure centre has asked …