Weymouth

Tragedy as Weymouth man dies on stag weekend

Dorset Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A WEYMOUTH man has tragically died during a stag weekend in Budapest.

Former newsagent denies child sex charges

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

7:42pm Monday 1st September 2014

A FORMER newsagent owner has denied allegations of committing sexual offences against children.

Jail for courier who brought heroin and crack cocaine to Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN has been jailed after he was caught carrying £800 of heroin and crack cocaine to Weymouth.

UPDATE with video: Police search for missing 11-year-old

Dorset Echo:

4:04pm Monday 1st September 2014

A HUGE search is underway to find a missing 11-year-old boy.

Friends in close shave for Cancer Research

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

Two friends caused a stir in Weymouth town centre when they had their hair shaved off for a charity stunt.

Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Dorset Echo: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

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

Traffic queues after car hits lamppost

Dorset Echo:

3:12pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A CAR hit a lamppost on Preston Road.

Plaque made and 4,000 homing pigeons to be released for birds' wartime effort

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A COMMEMORATIVE plaque will be installed and 4,000 homing pigeons released on Portland this weekend to commemorate the role played by the birds during the world wars.

Have your say on plans for chalets' future

Dorset Echo:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

IDEAS are ‘welcome’ for the future of a community area which has been at the heart of a campaign to keep it in public hands.

Family wins brand new car in carnival prize draw

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

WINNING a new car at Weymouth Carnival doesn’t seem real yet for one family.

Calls to boycott car park after 700 complaints

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A BOROUGH council transport spokesman has called for a boycott of a town centre car park after more than 700 complaints.

Historic logbook tells tales of war

Dorset Echo:

12:19pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WEYMOUTH man has come into possession of a coastguard order book more than hundred years old.

Plea to help find four-year-old's lost teddies

Dorset Echo:

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MOTHER has posted a heartfelt online plea in a search for two teddy bears that were lost at Weymouth train station.

Saving lives: One final plea for donations

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A WEYMOUTH mother who has raised more than £10,000 for a piece of lifesaving medical equipment is making one final plea for donations.

Business as usual for Brewers Quay

Dorset Echo:

11:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

BREWERS Quay will continue to house businesses until redevelopment gets underway.

Reef project could yield £60m over decade

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

PEOPLE are being urged to throw their support behind an underwater project that could bring £60million to Weymouth and Portland over 10 years.

Wet weather to continue across Dorset

Dorset Echo: Snow set for Gloucestershire as Met Office issues severe weather warning

6:28pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE wet weather is set to continue with more rain forecast across Dorset tomorrow, Tuesday, August 26.

Ribbon cut on new-look hall

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE ribbon was cut on a newly-refurbished village hall.

Gigs coming up

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:20am Monday 25th August 2014

GIGS

Events coming up

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:14am Monday 25th August 2014

EVENTS

WITH VIDEO: Dragons race for charity in Weymouth Bay

Dorset Echo:

7:15pm Sunday 24th August 2014

THE ANNUAL charity dragon boat race on Weymouth beach was a roaring success.

Community rallies to replace lifesaver's stolen bike

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THE community has come to the aid of a lifesaver whose bike was stolen while he was answering an emergency call.

Ice bucket challenge craze hits Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

12:42pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A NATIONAL fundraising trend is taking off in Weymouth this weekend.

Night at the races event raises hundreds for Spenstock

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A NIGHT at the races for Spenstock 6 raised hundreds of pounds to battle Motor Neurone Disease in Dorset.

Top form for huge peak test

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A WEYMOUTH team will take on a mountain climbing challenge for the Air Ambulance.

UPDATE: Condor to leave Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

CONDOR Ferries has confirmed it will leave Weymouth next spring.

Driver’s call for clearer road signs

Dorset Echo:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A DRIVER is challenging a speeding ticket as he claims the restriction on Weymouth Relief Road is not clearly advertised.

Pair become charity barbecue heroes

Dorset Echo:

2:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE grandparents of a Chickerell youngster with leukaemia are the latest people to become barbecue heroes for charity.

Care home undergoes renovation

Dorset Echo:

2:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

RESIDENTS and staff at a Weymouth care home celebrated its new look.

SUMMER MADNESS: Come to the cove

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

IF the Weymouth central beach is getting too crowded you can always head down to the other end of the bay to have a taste of what Bowleaze Cove has to offer.

You beauty!

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Community leaders have spoken of their pride after a Weymouth beauty spot was given top marks in an award scheme.

Man admits charges of possessing Class A drugs

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MAN from London appeared at Dorchester Crown Court on Friday, charged with possessing a controlled class A drug with intent.

It's carnival day!

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WEYMOUTH’S big day of the year is finally here – and it promises to be a cracker.

Sun is set to shine on a fun filled Weymouth Carnival

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WEYMOUTH Carnival is expected to shine – and so is the sun – in a fun-filled day for families tomorrow.

Environmental impact of winter storms

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MORE than 150,000 cubic metres of material was lost to Chesil Beach during the winter storms, according to new data.

Free allotments for the green-fingered

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN ALLOTMENT association in Weymouth is hoping to gain new members by offering free plots of land.

One ale of a time at Campaign for Real Ale’s Weymouth autumn beer festival

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ALE fans should get their orders in as a popular beer festival is returning to Weymouth.

Feet of endurance

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MAN from Weymouth is taking on an epic trek to raise money in memory of his niece Lucy who tragically died aged just five days.

Charity fete for summer

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Queen Charlotte care home on Chickerell Road is holding its annual summer fete on Sunday from 2pm to 5pm. It will include a performance from the Majorettes, a bouncy castle, barbecue and lots of fun games. All money raised will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Society. Free entry.

Condor Ferries' future in resort remains uncertain

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

CONDOR Ferries’ future in Weymouth remains uncertain after the company signed a new Channel Islands’ operating licence, paving the way for it to introduce a new super-ferry to replace its ageing vessels.

B&B couple star on the telly

Dorset Echo:

2:16pm Monday 18th August 2014

A WEYMOUTH guesthouse and its owners have appeared in a national television advert.

Musical delights at AIR’s party in the park

Dorset Echo:

10:04am Monday 18th August 2014

A FAMILY-FRIENDLY music festival defied early morning showers to provide a great day of free entertainment.

Fashion chain posts "terrific" results for financial quarter

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

WEYMOUTH-based high street fashion chain New Look has posted “terrific” financial results from the first financial quarter.

Final preparations are under way for this year's fantastic Weymouth Carnival

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

LAST-MINUTE preparations are being made to this year’s Weymouth Carnival which is set to be a corker.

Join free hockey sessions

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

The next free hockey coaching session held by Weymouth Hockey club will be held next Wednesday.

Man denies robbery charge

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A MAN has denied a charge of robbery. Shane Hughes, 22, of Holland Road, appeared at Dorchester Crown Court yesterday. He will next appear at court on October 10.

Air FM family-friendly music festival to be broadcast live

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A FAMILY-FRIENDLY music festival organised by a community radio station is returning to Weymouth this weekend.

It's a family affair

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A FAMILY-FRIENDLY music festival organised by a community radio station is returning to Weymouth this weekend.

Experts to survey town's traffic after residents complain over air pollution

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

‘ENOUGH is enough’, say residents who believe air pollution is harming their health.

A fish on the line

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

IF you want a calm and peaceful day by the sea, one of the best ways to spend this is to go fishing. There are many places across Weymouth and Portland to cast your line.



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