BILLEN - Peter. The family of the late Peter Billen would like to thank the many people who attended his Thanksgiving service and for the great number of letters and cards of sympathy they received. Thank you to A.J.Wakely & Sons for their…
BRITAIN’S top sailors and windsurfers will be swapping choppy waters for the smooth track of a velodrome for the start of their teambuilding event tomorrow.
KEEP warm tomorrow night with a welcome return to Dorset by Moishe’s Bagel.
TV CHEF Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has vowed his River Cottage HQ cookery school will rise from the ashes after a devastating fire.
THE inaugural puppet festival at Lighthouse in Poole rounds off on Saturday with an adult cabaret by Marc Parrett of Bridport-based Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company.
VERSATILE actor Pip Utton returns to two Dorset venues this weekend with his show charting the last 12 years of Charles Dickens’ life.
MEMBERS of Dorchester Drama are leaving their comfort zone for their latest production, Dying for a Drink.
THE Dorset Echo’s last book celebrating our stunning local scenery was a major hit...and now you have a chance to have your photo of Dorset published in our next superb volume.
GET ready to put your best foot forward towards a healthy heart.
Weymouth firefighters and community safety staff are asking people to get a pancake for a pound whilst learning about cooking safely.
A unique Centre of Excellence will soon launch in Weymouth.
A BRASS ships bell which was stolen from a Weymouth shop has a unique engraving on it.
A PENSIONER who was left with a split lip, bruising and missing a tooth after falling in Dorchester is urging Dorset County Council to do something about the problem.
Dorset County Hospital is to be officially recognised as a baby-friendly hospital.
THE firefighters’ union has slammed Dorset Fire Authority saying it is ‘angry and disappointed’ at their decision not to adopt a council tax rise claiming it could cost lives.
A VANDALISED charity van will soon be back on the road after a business stepped forward to pay the insurance excess.
A MOTHER has told how administering roadside first aid to an injured schoolboy led to the discovery of her own medical problem The boy, an 11-year-old Wey Valley School and Sports College pupil, was knocked over by a white van shortly after getting…
PATIENTS at Dorset County Hospital will be able to take a trip down memory lane when a new facility opens next week.
SAFETY concerns have forced ferry crossings to be moved from Weymouth.
Are we about to see some of the fastest public works on record? No, I’m not being sarcastic. Well maybe a tad.
I WOULD just like to second Roy Child’s call for a ‘Dorset Barnes Night’ to celebrate our beautiful county’s most talented poet, William Barnes.
I REFER to Coun Howard Legg’s letter ‘Patience please it’s not complete’ (Have Your Say, January 25). We don’t want to wait until it’s completed to form an opinion, we want some input now.
THE Echo is to be congratulated on the headline article Legacy Fears (February 2), spelling out the desperate prospects for sport in Dor-set, despite the Olympics.
WORK is yet to start on installing Weymouth’s seafront lasers which were due to be finished this month.
THREE public drop-in sessions will be taking place next month to enable Dorset residents to ask questions about this summer’s Olympic sailing events.
A TALENTED Weymouth girl and her band have made it to the final of an international music competition.
GEORGE Rolls is hopeful that management duo Brendon King and Matt Groves will pen new long-term contracts this weekend.
WHEN – and not if – ’Arry Hotspur becomes the 16th England football manager he will not have a lot to emulate.
CUE Card is set to miss tomorrow’s Betfair Super Saturday Chase at Newbury.
CHAMPIONS Waterside secured a perfect season as they hammered GW Electrical to maintain their 100 per cent record.
DORSET rally driver Tony Williams was forced to withdraw from his first event of 2012 after treacherous ice conditions hit the Team GMF Wyedean Forest Rally.
Dorchester Town kept themselves ticking over with a 5-0 friendly win over Portland United.
SPRINGFIELD’S Jon Bissett clinched his first ever top-flight singles triumph while Clive Stow celebrated success in the open handicap singles as players from the Weymouth & District Table Tennis League flocked to Westfield Arts College for the first…
DEREK MANDER Passed away on 8th February 2012, aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of Sheila. His Funeral Service will take place at St John's Church, Portland on Tuesday 21st February at 11.00am, followed by private interment at Royal Naval…
Derek & Peggy Carlyon 60 years and never a cross word! Congratulations and much love from - Rich, Rob and the family XXXX
GOULD DAWN (YARDY) & GORDON "BRUMMY" Married for fifty years and still going strong. Lots of love from friends and family x
BIGLAND - Roger. Never a day passes without us thinking of you, my darling wonderful dad. We miss you so very much. Good night, God bless, sleep tight. WIth love - Marie, Dave, Tracey, Rachel, Mark, Javier, Luke, Sofia and Alejandro xxx
KOTHARI - Dorothy. Beloved wife of Moti, mother and grandmother. Passed on peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on 12th February aged 92. Service at Weymouth Crematorium on Monday 20th February at 3.15pm. Family flowers only please, but donations,…
WILLIAM PATRICK TRACEY (BILL) Stan, Annette and family are very sad to announce the death of Bill who passed away peacefully at Dorset District Hospital on the 14th February. Funeral arrangements to be announced at a later date.
CHRISTOPHER BIRGER JONZEN (Deceased) Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925 any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of the aforementioned deceased, late of Castle View Nursing Home Bridport Road Poundbury Dorset DT1 2NH, who…
Temporary Traffic Management Order Various Roads Weymouth DORSET COUNTY COUNCIL has made a Temporary Traffic Management Order under Section 14  of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, as amended.The order is needed in order to comply with…
“FIRING ON THE LULWORTH RANGES” Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Lulworth Ranges Byelaws 1978 that there will be firing on the Lulworth Ranges between 0900 hrs and 1700 hrs on Monday 20th and Wednesday 22nd February between 0900 hrs…