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Get Fit With Gillingham Ladies Football

Gillingham Ladies are currently 5 games into their second season in the Dorset Women’s League. The team train on Tuesday evenings at Kington Magna from  6:30pm until 8:00pm. The club are always looking for new ladies aged 16 and over … Read More

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The animals went in ….. by jigsaw!

Gordon Amery, organist at Gillingham Methodist Church, has recently completed an 18,000 piece jigsaw in aid of church funds.  “I’ve always enjoyed doing jigsaws, especially at Christmas when it’s a real pleasure to do a 1,000 piece jigsaw with the … Read More

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To Boldly Go

Well I don’t expect an application to join NASA to be forthcoming anytime soon, but I did survive my flying weightless experience in Chicago! There were only 12 wannabee astronauts on this flight when 36 is the usual number, so … Read More

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Queens 90th Birthday Competition

As part of our celebrations to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday, the churches in the Shaftesbury Team Ministry launched a poetry competition open to anyone in Year Six or below. Children were invited to write a poem about the Queen’s … Read More

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To the Edge of Space …….. sort of!

We love following the adventures and fundraising antics of the lovely Rosie Thompson from Gillingham School.   This is her latest exciting escapade.   Please support her if you can  Last year I wrote about my latest challenge of experiencing … Read More

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Tank Museum comes to Gillingham

The Tank Museum delights residents at Gillingham care home  Residents at Care South’s St Martins Grange care home in Gillingham were  delighted to welcome representatives from The Tank Museum to the home for a fantastic Second World War reminiscence session. … Read More

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Primary Orchestral Day

  Deputy Head Teacher Mrs Sandy took a band from Abbey School Shaftesbury, over to St Mary’s Primary Orchestral Day led by Sarah Pugh. Shaftesbury Primary School and St Andrews  were also in attendance. The morning was spent practicing and … Read More

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Gillingham Needs You!

We are looking for volunteers who can spare a bit of time in the run up to Christmas, Christmas Eve daytime and on Christmas Day itself. see below

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New website

We’ve just relaunched the website with a brand new look and additional functionality. You can now add your own business to our Directory here. Or if you are running an event in the area and want to get the word … Read More

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Previous Covers

We’ve had many beautiful covers over the years. Here are some of our favourites!  

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Your March 2020 issue of Gillingham & Shaftesbury Guide is available now!  Also available online.