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new homes Mere

Councillors in Mere have expressed concern that planned changes in Wiltshire will see the town switched from the Salisbury area to the Trowbridge area when it comes to assessing local housing supply needs …

REGULAR EVENTS   GILLINGHAM COUNTRY MARKET Every Friday from 8.30am-11am at the Methodist Church Hall (next to Lloyds Bank), High Street Gillingham. Gillingham Country Market offers a truly local shopping experience and a …
Wessex Water

The local conservation action group Mere Rivers is calling on the Environment Agency to take urgent action after the upper reaches of two local chalk streams dried out through water abstraction. In a …

Mere Literary Festival October 9 – 15 This year’s Mere Literary Festival is a packed program of talks and readings, films, poetry, a workshop and children’s event. The annual festival began 21 years …
westminster memorial hospital shaftesbury

The threatened inpatient beds at Westminster Memorial Hospital in Shaftesbury look likely to be saved after all, writes Richard Thomas. The health body Dorset Care Commissioning Group (CCG) has today announced a U-turn …

Mere school parent Bella Guy has won the jackpot prize of £25,000 on the Mere School Lottery. Bella matched all six of the numbers drawn on 29 July, 2017,  to win the big …
Dorset Police

Two brothers, one from Mere, have been jailed after committing a series of thefts from motor vehicles across Dorset and Wiltshire. Lenny Wells, 30 and of Eyres Way in Salisbury and Edward Wells, …
Cricket

Mere CC took on local rivals Kilmington at Stourhead on the first Sunday in May. Set a massive 288 from 40 overs, two of Mere’s youngsters William Batty Smith and George Cassidy set …
Shreen Water Mere

A major growth in demand for water fuelled by plans for new homes in Gillingham and Mere is set to put even more pressure on the area’s chalk streams, says a local action …