Weymouth

Woman recovering from serious injuries after Challenge Weymouth crash

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A TRIATHLETE who suffered serious injuries in a high speed cycling collision at Challenge Weymouth is recovering in hospital.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO: Stand up, be counted and have your say on the future of Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS passionate about the future of Weymouth and Portland are rallying support for a mass gathering.

It's first class for school festival

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SCHOOL music and arts festival has helped to bring the community together, according to its organiser.

Bride thrown in the briny to raise cash for charity

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

NATALIE Down decided memories and fundraising were more important than a pristine wedding dress as she was dumped in the sea by her husband after renewing their wedding vows.

Council row over ‘rogue’ landlords

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WEYMOUTH and Portland borough councillors told colleagues they should be ashamed if they refuse to support a campaign against rogue landlords.

Police investigate fire at Weymouth sports ground

Dorset Echo:

7:25am Wednesday 17th September 2014

POLICE are investigating after a Portakabin in the grounds of a Weymouth sports centre was deliberately set alight.

Teenager sexually assaulted in Weymouth attack

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 15-year-old girl was subjected to a sexual assault in Weymouth.

Triathlon success for super six

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Six ladies celebrated completing a sporting challenge recently, completing the annual “Yes you can do it” friendly triathlon organised by Carolyn Lyness.

Family gather for milestone

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Martha Martin celebrated a milestone 103rd birthday with family last week.

Fears for jobs as phone store goes into administration

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DORSET workers are fearing for their jobs after a phone store was put into administration.

Choir to be recorded for radio

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WEYMOUTH’S Quangle Wangle Choir will be sounding out over the national airwaves.

PORTLAND COASTGUARD with VIDEO: Community comes together to say farewell

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE COMMUNITY has come together to bid an emotional farewell to Portland Coastguard.

PORTLAND COASTGUARD: Shut down starts as operations move to Fareham

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

TODAY marks the end of an era in Dorset’s long and proud maritime history.

PORTLAND COASTGUARD: Tributes from those saved by staff expertise

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Portland Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre by those who they have saved.

Victim left feeling unsafe in her own home after spate of garden thefts

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

A WEYMOUTH woman has slammed thieves who stole items from her garden.

Experience history through news trails in Dorchester

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Monday 15th September 2014

NEW trails designed to enhance the experience of visitors to Dorchester are going live today.

Weymouth teenager convicted of breaking girlfriend's nose in drunken attack

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A WEYMOUTH teenager has been convicted of drunkenly assaulting his then girlfriend shortly after midnight on New Year’s Eve.

Best of the west goes down a treat at Wessex Food Festival

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

FOODIES turned out to sample an array of culinary delights at the Wessex Food Festival.

Two arrested after Weymouth burglary

Dorset Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

9:19am Monday 15th September 2014

TWO men have been arrested after a burglary in Weymouth.

Have your say on proposed gypsy and traveller sites in Dorset

Dorset Echo:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

PEOPLE are being given the chance to have their say on proposed gypsy and traveller sites in Dorset.

Weymouth College cuts curriculum in response to financial pressure

Dorset Echo:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

WEYMOUTH College principal Liz Myles has said the curriculum will be reduced as it faces up to financial pressures.

PORTLAND COASTGUARD: National coastguard campaigners vow to fight on after loss of station

Dorset Echo: LEADING THE FIGHT: Coastguard SOS campaigner Dennis O’Connor

5:30am Monday 15th September 2014

NATIONAL coastguard campaigners have vowed to continue the fight as Portland Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre closes.

PORTLAND COASTGUARD: Officers say thank you to community and Search and Rescue colleagues

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THANK YOU to the community and our Search and Rescue colleagues’ – that’s the message from coastguards.

PORTLAND COASTGUARD: Farewell feast of cakes to say thanks

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A FEAST of cakes was presented to Portland Coastguard to say thank you for all their hard work over the years.

PORTLAND COASTGUARD: MP Richard Drax - Loss of coastguards 'extremely serious'

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

SOUTH DORSET MP Richard Drax said Portland Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre would be sorely missed and praised the dedication and professionalism of the staff.

PORTLAND COASTGUARD: Illustrious history and greatest rescues

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

ACROSS the years Portland Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre has been involved in some huge operations along Dorset’s coast.

Police and Crime Commissioner to visit Weymouth

Dorset Echo: NEW LEGISLATION: PCC Martyn Underhill

1:05pm Sunday 14th September 2014

DORSET Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill is visiting Weymouth this week.

Man admits possessing £370 worth of cannabis

Dorset Echo:

10:30am Sunday 14th September 2014

A MAN from Weymouth was handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence and 200 hours of unpaid community work after being caught with £370 worth of cannabis.

Get into line dancing

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

The next line dancing class to be held at the Weymouth Pavilion will take place on Tuesday.

Prom night at church

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

All Saints Church in Wyke Regis is holding Last Night at the Proms on Saturday, September 20. The concert begins at 7.30pm. Music by Weymouth Concert Brass. Tickets cost £10 for adults and £5 for under-16s.

Elite athletes descend upon Weymouth for ultimate Challenge

Dorset Echo:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

ELITE athletes from around the world will be taking part in Challenge Weymouth this weekend, as organisers announce the event could bring benefits to the town for decades to come.

Updated: 24 jobs at risk after Portland hotel closes

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

TWENTY four jobs are at risk after a Portland hotel announced it is to close.

Chancellor backs race in memory Olympian Andrew Simpson

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

CHANCELLOR George Osborne has agreed to become patron of a race in memory of Olympian Andrew Simpson.

Flotilla set for harbour sail to mark move of Portland Coastguard

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

THIS weekend marks the end of an era in Weymouth and Portland.

Tuck in at the Wessex Food Festival at Weymouth College

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

FOOD lovers will be tucking in at the Wessex Food Festival at Weymouth College today and tomorrow.

Ukulele for beginners in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

LEARN to play the ukulele with the Wyke Ukedelics.

Taxi driver rapist jailed for 13 years

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A TAXI driver trusted by the county council to take children to school has been jailed for a string of historic sex offences against a young girl.

Pubs and clubs agree to earlier closing times to cut crime

Dorset Echo: CONCERN: Cllr Mike Goodman

10:11am Friday 12th September 2014

PUBS and clubs in Weymouth are set to close earlier in a bid to reduce crime.

Local food may be off the menu for some schools

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

SCHOOL meals may have to be sourced from outside Dorset to ensure children get fed.

Athletes limber up for Challenge Weymouth triathlon

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Friday 12th September 2014

ONE of the biggest sporting events to come to Weymouth is taking place this weekend.

Sound and light spectacular at Nothe Fort

Dorset Echo:

5:20am Friday 12th September 2014

A SOUND and light spectacular featuring a fireworks finale is scaling theatrical heights in Weymouth.

Challenge Weymouth will 'benefit town for years to come'

Dorset Echo:

3:57pm Friday 12th September 2014

ELITE athletes from around the world will be taking part in Challenge Weymouth this weekend, as organisers announce the event could bring benefits to the town for decades to come.

Woman's delight after winning £500 in competition

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A WEYMOUTH woman is delighted after scooping £500 in a local competition.

Man found collapsed in Weymouth home died from drug overdose

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:45pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A MAN who collapsed in a Weymouth flat died from a drug overdose, a coroner ruled.

Knife-wielding thug is jailed for wounding

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MAN has been sentenced to two years’ imprisonment after unlawfully wounding a man in Weymouth.

Inventor is in high spirits after award

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN AWARD-winning inventor from Chickerell is celebrating after his invention finally hit the shelves.

Chamber part-funds scholarship for Alice

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A STUDENT from Weymouth has completed the first ever scholarship part funded by the Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce (WPCC).

Enjoy having a brush with watercolours

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

LEARN where to start with watercolours at classes in Broadwey, Weymouth and Dorchester.

BID marketing ploys set to attract out of season visitors to Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

MANAGERS of the Weymouth Business Improvement District (BID) have unveiled their marketing ploys to entice more people to visit the town during the off-season.

'We won’t be gagged' – governors in revolt at hospital plan

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 8th September 2014

PATIENT campaigners claim moves are being made to ‘gag’ them to prevent them speaking out about Dorset County Hospital.


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