Gillingham’s Annual Carnival

Gillingham’s Annual Carnival, part of the Wessex Grand Prix Carnival Circuit. Takes place every year during the second week of October.  Link: www.gillinghamcarnival.org.uk The West Country Carnival Circuits are an annual celebration featuring a parade of illuminated floats (also referred to as carts), in the English West Country. The celebration dates back to the Gunpowder Plot […]

South West Trains to offer extra services and more stops for Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire

The improvements will be introduced from 11 December and are in response to feedback and ideas from local passengers, stakeholders and communities to enhance the options available to passengers. New timetable due to be introduced from 11 December 2016 New services to the Heart of Wessex line, including Frome and Castle Cary Includes a new Friday […]

Friends of Gillingham Station (FOGS) celebrate success at the Community Rail Awards scooping third place for their POP-UP Birthday event

Rail Minister Celebrates Success at Community Rail Awards! Friends of Gillingham Station hosted a successful POP-UP Birthday event at Gillingham Station to mark the 90th birthday of HM The Queen and also the 160th year of the founding of the Salisbury to Yeovil Railway Line. The Mayor of Gillingham opened the event which attracted hundreds […]