Weymouth

Free parking spaces set to be replaced by harbourside dining area

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 1st August 2014

WEYMOUTH is set to lose more free parking this month if a trial goes ahead to create al fresco dining areas on the harbourside.

Action stations for BID greeters

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A GROUP of volunteers have been welcoming visitors to Weymouth as part of a new scheme.

Tom’s tuning in for charity

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A YOUNG cancer patient has organised a 15-hour live music event to raise money for charity.

Footing the bill

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A WEYMOUTH shop has donated 50 foot pumps to help with dentistry in Malawi.

Enjoy sounds of Sinatra at Greenhill Gardens' summer fayre

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:38am Friday 1st August 2014

Join in the Amazing Annual Greenhill Gardens Sensational Free Summer Fayre in Weymouth on Sunday August 10 from 2pm to 4pm with The Switch Saxophone Quartet and the sounds of Sinatra with singer Tony Lowe . There will be stalls with cakes and a tombola.

Meet the RNLI crew

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

WEYMOUTH: The lifeboat station is open to the public from 10.30am to 4pm today to see the boats and meet the crews, plus a display of model lifeboats in action.

Nursery under police investigation after complaint from parent

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A WEYMOUTH nursery is at the centre of a police probe after a parent lodged a complaint.

MNDA walk raises tons

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WEYMOUTH Esplanade turned into a sea of blue t-shirts as dozens of walkers took on a walk to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Carnival needs helpers to make it a day to remember

Dorset Echo:

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

WEYMOUTH Carnival organisers have issued a plea for support as the summer extravaganza fast approaches.

Illegal tobacco seized in raids

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

CIGARETTES washed ashore on Chesil Beach earlier this year have been seized after they were found being sold in shops.

Richard Drax MP ‘appalled’ over dual road deaths

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN ‘APPALLED’ MP says he is pushing for something to be done about a crossing point on a road where three people have died.

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

Dorset Echo: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th 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.

Investigation launched after large blaze at Lodmoor

Dorset Echo:

6:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at Lodmoor believed to have been started by arsonists.

Vandals smash up bird hut

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

VANDALS are being hunted after smashing up an observation hide at a Weymouth nature reserve.

Mum's plea for charity

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH mum is asking for local support to raise money for a children’s charity.

Have your say on changes to Local Plan

Dorset Echo: GETTING INFORMED: Local residents examine the draft local plan during the drop-in session

9:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Residents across West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland are being asked for their views on the latest modifications to the draft joint Local Plan.

Police probe after man dies in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: Dorset Police

6:42pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are on scene in Chapelhay this evening following the death of a man.

Plea for return of stolen canoe which has huge sentimental value

Dorset Echo:

7:20pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A SON is appealing for thieves who stole a canoe made for him by his father to return the beloved item.

23 year-old motorcyclist and 63 year-old woman killed in Weymouth Way collision

Dorset Echo:

8:02pm Saturday 26th July 2014

TRIBUTES and heartfelt condolences have been left for two people killed in a collision in Weymouth and their families.

Coastguard officer's MBE for 40 years of helping to save lives

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A COASTGUARD officer has spoke of his pride after receiving an MBE from the Queen.

UPDATE: Two dead in accident on Weymouth Way

5:57pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A motorcyclist and a pedestrian have died in a collision on the Weymouth Way.

Former Weymouth Grammar pupil raised over £1k for charity through reunion

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A FORMER Weymouth Grammar School pupil has raised nearly £1,200 for charity by hosting a reunion marking 25 years since she and her classmates started at the now Budmouth College.

Maley's 90th birthday charity plunge goes swimmingly

Dorset Echo:

3:41pm Friday 25th July 2014

MALEY Abbott had a splashing 90th birthday as she celebrated by giving something back to those who have helped her.

Pre-schoolers show pedal power at fundraiser

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

CHILDREN had a wheelie good time at a sponsored event in their school playground.

Sponsored walk to help the homeless

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS and friends of Soul Food, a local charity helping homeless people and vulnerably housed, will be doing a sponsored walk tomorrow.

Keys stolen from Weymouth school

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:08am Friday 25th July 2014

Thieves stole keys from a site hut at a Weymouth school.

Barbecue sparks fire in bin on Weymouth Esplanade

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:10am Friday 25th July 2014

Firefighters from the town were called to a fire in a bin on Weymouth Esplanade caused by a hot barbecue being discarded.

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.

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.



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