DORCHESTER'S Aaron Cook will not go to the Olympic Games after the British Olympic Association ratified Lutalo Muhammad's nomination for London 2012 after a review of the selection procedure.
A teenage cyclist who was in collision with a bus in Weymouth has died.
WEYMOUTH travelled back in time as smugglers were apprehended at the harbour, culminating in a public hanging.
A GROUP of talented students from West Dorset got their own “Oscar” at a prestigious film competition.
COMMUNITY projects based throughout Dorset are celebrating after being awarded a share of Lottery grants worth almost £20,000.
Dorset Police are warning football fans to behave during the Euro 2012 championships.
A WARNING about advice on how to deter seagulls is going to reach Lyme Regis through West Dorset District Council’s Community Link newsletter.
SCHOOLCHILDREN in Dorchester marked the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations with a blitz on litter.
TWO designer handbags and a Cartier watch have been stolen in a "significant" theft from a house in the Rodwell area of Weymouth.
PATIENTS are invited to join in a ‘conversation’ about healthcare services in Weymouth and Portland.
POLICE and ambulance crews have been called to Newstead Road in Weymouth where a cyclist has been involved in a collision with a bus.
COUNCILLORS appear to have flushed away any attempts to reopen a toilet block despite public support.
A WREATH has been laid in a West Dorset church in memory of a brave young airman who whose plane was shot down over France 72 years ago.
THE work of writer Sylvia Townsend Warner will be celebrated at an event in Dorchester on Saturday, June 29.
SUPPORTERS of a community leisure centre are celebrating after securing an £82,000 boost.
THE funeral of 96-year-old D-Day veteran Burt Godin was held in in St Mary’s Church in Walditch.
TWO new plaques marking historic buildings in Dorchester are set to be installed.
IT is still not known when the cause of the crash that killed a Red Arrows pilot in Bournemouth will be revealed.
AN ENGINEER from Crossways is hoping he can go the distance and prove himself an Iron Man.
A MOTHER’S ‘little hero’ has been given an award for his brave actions after she collapsed in their Dorchester home.
A MAN attacked a Weymouth taxi driver and was seen brandishing a knife on the Esplanade less than a week later, a court was told.
IT HAS been a testing week for those behind the scenes at the Skandia Sail for Regatta.
THE FAMILY of a disabled seven-year-old girl is fighting to prevent a vital respite service from closing.
A REFURBISHMENT project to provide additional sixth-form facilities at Budmouth College has been approved.
A FEARLESS former Olympic ski jumper helped with final testing of Weymouth’s Sea Life Tower by dangling 53 metres in the air.
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Armed Forces Day Celebrations BEACH ASSAULT - SATURDAY 23rd JUNE 2012 The Council hereby gives notice that a section of the Beach between the Pavilion and East Street will be closed to the public from 9.00 am on Friday 22nd June until 3.00 pm…
NICOLA JUSTINE BAKER (née Squibb) NIKKI 1975 -2012 Passed peacefully away in the tender loving care of Joseph Weld Hospice on Thursday 31st May 2012 after a long illness bravely borne with her husband at her side. The life and world of her husband…
LUCY & RACHAEL Thank you for our lovely Jubilee Street Party 'Mountain Ash & St Thomas Road' You are DIAMOND MUMS First class and so say all of us
WEYMOUTH’S iconic ‘pineapples’ are set to make a return to the Ridgeway – if someone will pay for the move.
MORE than 20 organisations have joined forces in Dorset to orchestrate the smooth running of the sailing competition and associated events for London 2012.
ON your marks, get set, go!
DORSET Art Weeks 2012 continues and comes to an end this weekend, so if you haven’t yet taken the opportunity to explore the county’s creative talent, now is the time to do so.
HOT ON the heels of the village’s Jubilee celebrations, Cerne Abbas Music Festival comes of age this weekend.
With most, if not all and even more if I’m not mistaken, of the mullti-national sailing teams here for the Sail for Gold regatta and who will also be competing in the Olympic sailing events, there is little security measures compared to what will…
Can I through the Echo congratulate everyone who was involved in the celebrations at the Nothe Fort on Monday. Everyone I talked to had a fantastic time.
CUH, youngsters today eh? Hoodie-wearing, good for nothings who fester in their pit all day, grunting and texting each other their l8test whatevas, innit m8, blud. Sorted. And, indeed, safe.
I regularly travel on National Express coaches whom for many years collected and returned passengers to the K7 stand opposite the King’s Statue.
RESCUE centre workers based in Weymouth walked out early today in the first of a series of ‘lightning’ strikes against plans to close Portland Coastguard station.
How disgusted I am at the irresponsible dog owners who have no respect.
AARON Cook’s management team believe it will be a “national disgrace” if the European champion is denied a place at this summer’s Olympics.
POLICE are warning drivers to take extra care after 50 reports of fallen trees and branches in Dorset since 7pm last night.
DAVE Trotter believes Lady Luck will soon turn Weymouth’s way if they continue to maintain their recent levels of performance.
MARTYN Richards has urged his charges to prove they are a side for the big occasion by earning victory over Parley for the first time in three years.
GRUELLING conditions likened to being ‘in a washing machine’ hit the world’s best sailors competing in the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta.
A NUMBER of young people from both Dorset and London will embark on the Small Ships Race, which will include Weymouth’s very own TS Pelican.