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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 …

The Flower and Music Festival in St Michael’s Church, Mere, celebrates the community of Mere with a mix of beautiful floral arrangements and music. The first flower festival to be held in the …
Wessex Water

 Engineers worked through the night to restore water supplies to homes in Gillingham and Mere after a problem with the network on Thursday night. Wessex Water blamed an ‘issue in our supply network’ …
Gillingham News page 1

Gillingham News is a free monthly paper delivered to homes in Gillingham and Mere and available at many outlets in the area too, from Bourton and Zeals down to East Stour and Marnhull. …