Weymouth

Get in the spirit for isle festival

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

GET into the Spirit of Portland with a week of art, culture and activity.

Strengthen your family at sessions

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The Strengthening Families Programme at Mulberry Children’s Centre in Weymouth is entering its last week.

'Concerning' number of Weymouth residents at risk of diabetes

Dorset Echo:

11:28am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MORE than 60 percent of people tested in Weymouth have been found to be at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

Well behaved students set sail for Guernsey

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A residential trip to Guernsey proved an enjoyable educational experience for Weymouth pupils before they said goodbye to their school.

Weather doesn't dampen mood at disabled sports event

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THERE was fun on the sands but not quite in the sun when youngsters from Dorset special schools enjoyed activities on Weymouth Beach.

Teenager Ethan Harwood chops locks to his aid deaf sister

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

IT’S a close shave for Weymouth teenager Ethan Harwood, who has cut his locks off for charity.

Free supermarket bus service

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:09am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SAINSBURY’S has launched a free bus service for shoppers.

Fury over new Weymouth parking charges

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NEW parking charges in Weymouth have come under fire.

Son of Weymouth drummer Spencer set to take on charity challenge for his dad

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WEYMOUTH lad will take on a charity challenge to help raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association in memory of his father.

Warning given to caravan owners over TV licences

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CARAVAN owners are being reminded they need a licence if they plan to watch live television.

OAP denies sex abuse claims going back 30 years

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN ALLEGED victim claims a 78-year-old Weymouth man sexually abused him on multiple occassions when he was a child.

Summer madness: Weymouth Sea Life Park and Tower

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

WEYMOUTH Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower offer guests a world of discovery and fun.

Ecover Blue Mile sees stars and families have fun on Weymouth Beach

Dorset Echo:

7:01pm Sunday 20th July 2014

WEYMOUTH proved it is a top spot for watersports over the weekend.

Enjoy a night of music for a fiver

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Enjoy an evening of music to raise money for Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.

Guided butterfly walk in the meadows

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A guided butterfly walk is taking place at Lorton Meadows Conservation Centre today.

Treasure trail to raise funds for charity

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A charity treasure trail will be held around Weymouth to raise money for the charity Butterflies Children’s Disability Fund tomorrow with a choice of three trails at different distances.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Dorset Echo: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

11:10am Friday 18th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Weymouth gets ready for Lifeboat Week

Dorset Echo:

11:33am Friday 18th July 2014

IT’S nearly time for this year’s Weymouth Lifeboat Week.

Weekend of watersports in Weymouth at the Ecover Blue Mile

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

WEYMOUTH will host a major watersports event this weekend.

Are you at risk of Type 2 diabetes?

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

RESIDENTS in Weymouth are invited to a Healthy Lifestyle Roadshow where they will find out if they are at risk of Type 2 diabetes and get information about improving their diet and taking part in more physical activity.

Weymouth garden charity fundraiser

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE sun shone as St Edmund's Church in Weymouth held its much anticipated Rose Garden Party.

Nothe Garden's teddy bear picnic success

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PIRATE bears, princess bears and ancient teddies battled it out to be best dressed at a family fun day.

Free day at gardens

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Bennetts Water Gardens is allowing visitors to explore its grounds for free as part of an open day.

Table-top sale event

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The Salvation Army holds a coffee morning and table-top sale every Thursday from 10.30am-12.30pm at its building on Westham Road. All welcome, free to attend. For details call Ann on 01305 774244.

Band plays on seafront

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Local band Replay will perform on the bandstand at Greenhill Gardens in Weymouth from 2-4pm on Sunday. Bring a blanket or chair to sit back and enjoy the afternoon entertainment. Free to attend. For more information visit greenhill-gardens.co.uk

Go wild at reserve

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Wild Weymouth Discovery Centre will host pond dipping and arts and crafts events every day during the summer holidays.

Meadows open day

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Lorton Meadows in Weymouth will hold an open day this Saturday.

Wey Valley School pupils enjoy demonstrations at ‘Science at Work’ event

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PUPILS at Wey Valley School saw their science lessons brought dramatically to life.

School garden in a class of its own

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A CHARMING Weymouth garden in a class of its own is open to visitors this weekend.

Walk with Wessex Wanderers

Dorset Echo: Morning Walk & Treasure Hunt with Worcester Ramblers

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A MEDIUM paced circular walk from Weymouth train station on Saturday, July 26 will follow a nine-mile route taking in Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve, Buckland Ripers and Radipole Lake.

Masterplan for the future of Weymouth is unveiled

Dorset Echo:

10:15am Thursday 17th July 2014

MORE housing, jobs, investment and prosperity are the key drivers behind a new masterplan for Weymouth.

Pupils get cooking to help ill classmate and Cancer Research

Dorset Echo:

10:09am Thursday 17th July 2014

PUPILS turned up the heat on cancer to support their classmate Elliot Barton, who suffers from leukaemia.

Football tournament

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4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A charity seven-a-side football tournament will be held at All Saints School in Wyke Regis this Saturday.

Bright future envisioned in new plans for Weymouth

Dorset Echo: ‘INCREASED COST BURDEN: Weymouth harbour and beach

9:10am Wednesday 16th July 2014

MORE housing, jobs, investment and prosperity are the key drivers behind a new master-plan for Weymouth.

Mum warns on cycle helmets after son collides with pedestrian

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A MUM has warned of the importance of cycle helmets after her son was injured in a collision with a pedestrian.

Hopes fade for future of Condor service in Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

HOPES are fading for Weymouth to secure Condor Ferries’ services.

UPDATE: Commercial Road reopened following serious accident in Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

10:56am Wednesday 16th July 2014

COMMERCIAL Road in Weymouth has now been reopened after a woman suffered a serious injury when a car hit a post.

Take a look round Weymouth Pavilion on an open day

Dorset Echo:

9:04am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Weymouth Pavilion will provide the general public a behind-the-scenes look as part of an open day.

Reed blaze at Radipole

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:32am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Firefighters put out a reed blaze at Radipole Lake. Crews were alerted at just after 4pm yesterday.

Rosie Ford wins big in Gala Bingo’s Ultimate Cruise campaign

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH woman is packing her suitcase after winning a cruise holiday in a draw.

Lighting firm in the spotlight for spectacular production

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH-based audio and lighting engineering firm is in the spotlight as it celebrates a successful cathedral show and joins singer Lee Mead on a national tour.

Chesil Rocks music festival a success

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ORGANISERS are thrilled with the success of a mini music festival near Weymouth.

Major changes to taxi tariffs

Dorset Echo:

10:02am Tuesday 15th July 2014

COUNCILLORS have agreed to make changes to taxi tariffs after receiving objections.

Name wanted for new retirement complex

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A DEVELOPER wants help to name its new complex in Weymouth.

Local group set for bandstand performance

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Local band Replay will be performing on the bandstand, Greenhill Gardens on Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. Visit greenhill-gardens.co.uk

New players welcome to ping pong club

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

New players are welcome to join Osmington Leisure table tennis club every Thursday at Osmington Village Hall from 7.30pm to 9.30pm and annual subscriptions cost £5. Weekly fees cost £2.

Ale and cider festival at Wyke Smugglers

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

An ale and cider festival is taking place at The Wyke Smugglers from Friday, to Sunday from 12pm to 12am each day in aid of Julia’s House. There will be live music and food available.

Post Office open day to support Help for Heroes

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

An open day at Charlestown Post Office raising funds for Help for Heroes is on Saturday, July 26 and not as stated in Saturday’s Echo.

Bid to stop car crime

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Dorset Police have issued advice to motorists in a bid to prevent thefts from vehicles.

Sinatra's songs for hospice charity

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Tony Lowe will sing Sinatra at Greenhill Gardens on Sunday, August 3 from 2pm in aid of Weldmar.



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