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Brave youngster inspires slimmers to raise charity cash

Dorset Echo: Brave youngster inspires slimmers to raise charity cash

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

SLIMMERS inspired by a Dorset youngster’s brave battle with a brain injury have been on a charity mission.

Coastguard round up: Missing man found and yacht guided to safety

Dorset Echo: Woman survives fall from 40ft Kilve cliff

7:25am Thursday 24th April 2014

COASTGUARDS helped assist police with finding a missing man and guiding a yacht back to safety yesterday.

Pupils pedal their way to success with silver Sustrans award

Dorset Echo: top gear: Cycling award at Wey Valley, Jonathan Dixon from Sustrans, front left, with pupils and teachers

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN are pedalling to success after being given a top award for cycling excellence.

Scouts put smiles on faces at Dorset County Hospital

Dorset Echo: Scouts put smiles on faces at Dorset County Hospital

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE efforts of local Scouts have helped put a smile on the faces of patients at Dorset County Hospital’s Kingfisher Ward.

Fundraisers swim 550 miles for Sport Relief

Dorset Echo: Fundraisers swim 550 miles for Sport Relief

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

STAFF, members and customers at a Sherborne leisure complex travelled more than 550 miles in one day to raise money for Sport Relief.

Pupils help keep RNLI afloat with cash boost

Dorset Echo: Pupils help keep RNLI afloat with cash boost

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE RNLI was given a boost of £500 from a Weymouth school.

Van plan pays off for Weymouth charity

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2:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SECOND Chance Furniture in Weymouth has a new van - thanks to a donation from Magna Housing Association.

Balloon race cancelled after environmental concerns raised

Dorset Echo: Environmental campaigner Steve Trewhella with balloons he has picked up from Dorset beaches over the years

4:10pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A CHARITY balloon race planned for Weymouth has been cancelled following environmental concerns.

Things that go bump in the night in Weymouth

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1:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Learn about things that go bump in the night in Weymouth.

Anzac Day memorial in Weymouth

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11:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Residents are reminded about a short wreath laying and service of remembrance in recognition of Anzac (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day on Friday in Weymouth.

Free first aid course for youngsters

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

A free first aid at work course is being run for youngsters aged between 15 and 25 who are not in education, employment or training.

Waterside Forum's AGM

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

The next meeting of the Waterside Weymouth Forum will take place on Wednesday at the Park Community Centre on Chelmsford Street.

Explore garden and help raise charity cash

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

1:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

Explore an open garden for charity.

Competition success for Weymouth Concert Brass

Dorset Echo: BRIGHT FUTURE: Weymouth Concert Brass performing at the Bandstand at Dorchester Borough Gardens

2:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

THE future is looking bright for Weymouth Concert Brass.

Heartless burglars steal Easter eggs and piggy bank

Dorset Echo: VICTIMS: Michelle Rainford with two of her children Kyle and Declan Harvey

9:10am Saturday 19th April 2014

A MUM has been left devastated after thieves stole her children’s Easter eggs and raided her disabled son’s piggy bank.

Environmental campaigners slam charity balloon race

Dorset Echo: DEBRIS: Steve Trewhella with balloons he has picked up over the years from Dorset beaches

1:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A CHARITY balloon release has been slammed by environmental campaigners worried about its impact on wildlife.

MP praises courageous Lizzie after her long battle to find work

Dorset Echo: VISIT: Lizzie Court with Robbie Cormack, Gary Simpkin, Richard Drax MP and Mark Cowling

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

SOUTH Dorset MP Richard Drax headed to the workplace of a young woman with a facial deformity who battled to get a job.

Engine failure on fishing boat sparks search

Dorset Echo: UNDER THREAT: The Portland Coastguard helicopter

1:53pm Friday 18th April 2014

A BROKEN-down fishing boat nearly sparked a major search operation after its engine broke down in Lyme Bay.

EASTER EVENTS: Pirates, egg hunts and live music

Dorset Echo: EASTER EVENTS: Pirates, egg hunts and live music

4:30am Friday 18th April 2014

TRUCKS, egg hunts, live music and pirates will make sure this Easter weekend is packed with something for all the family to enjoy.

Teenager to learn about midwifery in Tanzania

Dorset Echo: Paige Sewell

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A WEYMOUTH teenager has expressed her gratitude to those helping her raise funds to learn about midwifery in Tanzania.

Meet the Mad Hatter for Alice in Wonderland adventures

Dorset Echo: HAT’S GOOD: Imogen Carter as Alice and Nigel Reed as the Mad Hatter at Sandworld ready for the BID’s Mad Saturday

1:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

DON’T be late for an Alice in Wonderland themed-event in Weymouth which launches tomorrow.

Wheels in motion for exciting new dance class

Dorset Echo: DANCE CLASSES: Glenn Bayliss and Angie Golding of Wheel Keep Dancing

1:01pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE wheels are turning for an exciting new activity in Weymouth.

Wheel keep on dancing in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: Glenn Bayliss and Angie Golding of Wheel Keep Dancing

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE wheels are turning for an exciting new activity in Weymouth.

'Threat' man detained by police

Dorset Echo: Police are appealing for information after a teenager had his ear bitten off in an attack.

12:41pm Friday 18th April 2014

A man was detained by police officers who had been called to King Street, Weymouth, early yesterday evening.

Artist to display work in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

1:04pm Friday 18th April 2014

Take a look at a new art exhibition in Weymouth.

Top brass for centenary celebrations

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12:44pm Friday 18th April 2014

Tickets are on sale for a musical evening with Weymouth Concert Brass in All Saints Church, Easton on Portland.

Future of Condor Ferries uncertain in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: THAT WAS THEN: Weymouth welcomes Condor back to the port last July

5:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

CONDOR Ferries may abandon Weymouth and move its operation to Poole.

Burns man still in critical condition one month on

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A MAN is still in hospital in a critical condition a month after he was found with burns at a Weymouth beauty spot.

£50k lottery funding puts wind in the sails of Weymouth Sailing Club

Dorset Echo: boost: Weymouth Sailing Club celebrate their National Lottery grant, from left, Phil Gray, Kathie Claydon and Ray Capp

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WEYMOUTH Sailing Club will get a new training room thanks to a funding boost of nearly £50,000 from the National Lottery.

RAF volleyball tournament returning to Weymouth sands

Dorset Echo: THAT’S ACE: Cheerleader Katie Sandrey with, from left, Pete Bennett, Graeme Sawyer, Flight Lieutenant John Raine, Cllr Ian Bruce and Lyle Harman

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

BEACH volleyball is coming back to Weymouth’s golden sands.

COASTGUARD ROUND UP: Hospital airlifts, a stricken boat and an unidentified object

Dorset Echo: Woman survives fall from 40ft Kilve cliff

8:04am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Coastguards helped walkers, stricken boats and retrieved unidentified objects from the beach.

School becomes first in county to get cycling award

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

STUDENTS have been awarded for their outstanding commitment to cycling.

School's ahead of the rest on cycling

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

STUDENTS have been awarded for their outstanding commitment to cycling.

New alert system installed at Weymouth lifeboat station

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A NEW alerting system has been installed at Weymouth lifeboat station.

Commemorating sacrifices of World War soldiers

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A COMMEMORATION service to mark Anzac Memorial Day will take place on Weymouth seafront next Friday.

Family fun day in memory of dad who collapsed and died raises £2,000

Dorset Echo: FAMILY FUN: Charity event organised in memory of Jonathan Clark

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

FAMILY and friends of a Weymouth dad who collapsed and died at a New Year’s Eve party have helped raise around £2,000 for charity.

TV adventurer Ben filming new show in county

Dorset Echo: GETAWAY:  Ben Fogle at Lulworth Cove

10:29am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ADVENTURER Ben Fogle described Dorset as his ‘secret little getaway’ while filming near Weymouth.

Kite festival promises to cater for everyone

Dorset Echo: UP, UP AND AWAY: Kite festival organisers on Weymouth Beach

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THERE will be plenty of fun at this year’s Wey-mouth Kite Festival – even for those who are not fans of kites.

Weymouth motorcross rider is world record holder

Dorset Echo: ON RIGHT TRACK: Paul Oughton in action

12:35pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A WEYMOUTH motocross rider is all revved up after getting his world record confirmation. Paul Oughton, from Chickerell, is now officially a Guinness World Record holder for the greatest distance covered on a motocross bike in 24 hours.

Weymouth rescue centre operators fined over land use

Dorset Echo: IN COURT: Darren Hunt at the Pirates Cove Animal Rescue Centre

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

OPERATORS of a former animal rescue centre in Weymouth have been fined for breaching enforcement notices after a long-running dispute over land they own.

Witnesses sought after four-vehicle smash in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: The victim and another man were walking along Dorset Avenue when they were both struck by a dark-coloured BMW at around 10.15pm last night.

9:15am Tuesday 15th April 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a four-vehicle smash in Weymouth.

Weymouth nature lover fulfils falconry dreams

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1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NATURE lover from Weymouth was delighted to be given the chance to fulfil a life-long ambition.

Magical day out for 100 children at Sea Life

Dorset Echo: GOOD FUN: Merlin Entertainment’s Magic Wand day at Weymouth Sea Life Park

12:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MORE than 100 children had a magical time at Weymouth Sea Life and Adventure Park.

Alice in Wonderland fun for all the family

Dorset Echo: MAD HATTER: Imogen Carter as Alice and Nigel Reed as the Mad Hatter at Sandworld ready for the BID’s Mad Saturday

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

FAMILIES are invited down the rabbit hole for a fun event this Easter.

Funding boost for Weymouth Sailing Club

Dorset Echo: Funding boost for Weymouth Sailing Club

12:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

WEYMOUTH Sailing Club will get a new training room thanks to a grant of more than £48,000.

Celebrating Weymouth's maritime heritage

Dorset Echo: WATCH OUT: Pirates and smugglers parade through Weymouth town centre

10:29am Monday 14th April 2014

LANDLUBBERS were treated to a lively historic display as re-enactors came together to celebrate Weymouth’s maritime heritage and support a good cause.

Learn about seaweed at Chesil Beach Centre

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Identify seaweed and learn to press it on a seaweed safari.

Learn how to get creative at Lorton Meadows

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

What can you turn a stick into?

Easter coffee morning held at Ridgeway Day Centre

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

An Easter coffee morning will be held at The Ridgeway Day Centre, Links Road, on Thursday, April 17.

Trust recieves £2.7m grant to secure 1,500 acres of outstanding wildlife habitats

Dorset Echo: Heathland in Poole

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Dorset Wildlife Trust and its partners have now been able to purchase almost 1,500 acres of outstanding wildlife habitat in areas around east Dorset and Poole.



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