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Gillingham manager hails fan-power ahead of first pre-season outing

Gillingham manager hails fan-power ahead of first pre-season outing

Gillingham return to action at Priestfield with a new manager at the helm who’s thrilled at the backing they’ve had from supporters this summer.

School in lockdown and police called after trespasser enters grounds

School in lockdown and police called after trespasser enters grounds

An intruder at a primary school was removed by police while students and staff went into lockdown.

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Football school for children with behavioural needs to close

Football school for children with behavioural needs to close

A football club school helping youngsters struggling with education will close this summer as children are integrated into mainstream schools.

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Plans to commemorate life of ‘outgoing and popular’ WW1 serviceman

Plans to commemorate life of ‘outgoing and popular’ WW1 serviceman

Plans are being made to commemorate the life of the only British serviceman killed in enemy action during the First World War who is buried in Spain.

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Knife-carrying dealer jailed after officers spot drug deal

Knife-carrying dealer jailed after officers spot drug deal

A dealer who had a knife has been jailed after undercover officers spotted him acting suspiciously with a drug user.

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“If you can’t get it at Johnson’s, forget it”

“If you can’t get it at Johnson’s, forget it”

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to a shopkeeper who ran a town’s one-stop hardware and ironmongery store for 67 years.

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‘Disgust’ as parking meter installed at country park

‘Disgust’ as parking meter installed at country park

People have criticized a decision by a council to introduce parking charges at country parks.

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‘Significant delays’ for commuters due to signalling fault

‘Significant delays’ for commuters due to signalling fault

Commuters are facing “significant” delays due to a signalling fault at a railway station.

Kedwell jnr scores against Gillingham in pre-season friendly

Kedwell jnr scores against Gillingham in pre-season friendly

Gillingham’s youth players got the opportunity to shine on Tuesday night but there was a youngster on the opposition scoresheet with a familiar name.

Top marks for hospital’s cancer care

Top marks for hospital’s cancer care

A hospital cancer department has received a top award for its care to patients and their families following a recent inspection.

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‘Undercover’ police could patrol streets in new plan to combat nighttime assaults on women

‘Undercover’ police could patrol streets in new plan to combat nighttime assaults on women

A council is considering plans to draft in more plainclothes police officers to step in and prevent assaults on women and girls on nights out.

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‘We need everyone’s involvement’: Blueprint for housing to be unveiled

‘We need everyone’s involvement’: Blueprint for housing to be unveiled

Thousands of homes could be built on rural land as part of a plan to reshape the look of a conurbation over the next few decades.

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Council reshuffles cabinet after Labour’s election success

Council reshuffles cabinet after Labour’s election success

A council has made changes to its cabinet after seeing three of its members take up new postings at Westminster.

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Gillingham boss Bonner on a market that could offer real value

Gillingham boss Bonner on a market that could offer real value

Gillingham are exploring loan possibilities for the new season even if permanent deals are the preferred way for boss Mark Bonner.

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Holcombe add another Kiwi as Browne rebuild continues

Holcombe add another Kiwi as Browne rebuild continues

Holcombe head coach Kwan Browne has taken his tally of summer signings to eight.

“Mr Gillingham himself” – fans pay tribute to one of their own

“Mr Gillingham himself” – fans pay tribute to one of their own

Tributes have been paid following the death of a Gillingham supporter of 60 years who “will be remembered as part of the Gills story.”

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Mum talks about nightmare of two-year-old’s intensive care battle

Mum talks about nightmare of two-year-old’s intensive care battle

The mother of a young girl who has been fighting a heart condition in hospital for weeks has spoken about her daughter’s life-threatening ordeal.

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Revised flats and ‘unsafe’ junction improvement plan to face public scrutiny

Revised flats and ‘unsafe’ junction improvement plan to face public scrutiny

A revised plan to revitalise a rundown part of a historic town centre and improve a dangerous road junction is to go on display.

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Fresh start for striker who failed to shine at Gillingham

Fresh start for striker who failed to shine at Gillingham

A striker who struggled for games and goals at Gillingham last season has signed for National League side Southend United.

Double success for curry house named among Britain’s best

Double success for curry house named among Britain’s best

An Indian restaurant is celebrating after being named among the country's best and seeing its chef pick up a top award at the House of Lords.

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