Been away this week? On holiday in the area? Want to find out the top local news you should not have missed? Well it’s all here in a handy ten point guide.
1. Dorset paid tribute to those who fought in the Great War in the run up to next week’s remembrance events.
2. A newlywed Weymouth couple on the way to their reception were pulled over by police after their driver sounded his Dixie Land-theme air horn.
3. Travis Perkins closed on Portland.
4. A Weymouth shop donated 50 foot pumps to help give children in Malawi access to dentistry facilities.
6. Cigarettes washed ashore on Chesil Beach in the storm earlier this year were seized after they were found being sold illegally in shops.
7. A Portland man who lost 7.5 stone is hoping to inspire others to do the same.
8. Star Portland swimmer Jay Lelliott smashed his personal best to finish sixth in the 1500m freestyle final at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
10. Weymouth's harbourside could be turned into an al fresco dining experience under new plans.