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Adrienne Howell BEM

A number of local people have been recognized in the New Year Honours List for 2019. They include Adrienne Howell (pictured) who gets the British Empire Medal or BEM for her services to …
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 …
Wiltshire Police

Two people are currently in custody after being arrested on suspicion of theft from a farm at Mere. Wiltshire Police say they were called to a farm in Mere at approximately 3.45pm on …
snow Gillingham Dorset

Some schools have announced they will close this Monday following the snow over the weekend and overnight ice. These include: Shaftesbury school, Shaftesbury primary school, St Mary the Virgin primary school in Gillingham, Motcombe …
Mere A303 snow

When Christina Craig left Salisbury Hospital where she works on Thursday afternoon at 4.30pm, she thought her journey home to Milton-on-Stour would be long, but she didn’t expect it to last 19 hours. …
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 …