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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

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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

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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

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1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

STUDENTS have been awarded for their outstanding commitment to cycling.

New alert system installed at Weymouth lifeboat station

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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

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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.

Join St Paul's for a week of Easter celebrations

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Holy Week services at St Paul’s Church in Abbotsbury Road include Mass of the Lord’s Supper and washing of feet on April 17, children’s service at 2pm on Good Friday and Easter Vigil at 7am on Easter Sunday with sung Eucharist at 10.30am.

Take a rockpool ramble this Easter holiday

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12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Take a rockpool ramble this Easter.

Explore the hidden habitats at Lorton Meadows' ponds

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12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Explore ponds and discover more about newts, frogs and toads.

Vandals wreck popular wildlife centre

Dorset Echo: ATTACKS: Michelle Williams at Radipole RSPB centre

2:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

‘MINDLESS’ vandals are being hunted after a spate of criminal damage at a popular wildlife spot in Weymouth.

Youth trust celebrates another year milestone

Dorset Echo: CEREMONIAL: The Mayor Ray Banham leads the Sir Samuel Mico Trust parade from St Mary’s Church to The George Inn

1:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

THE Sir Samuel Mico Trust celebrated another successful year of the charity with a church ceremony and reception in Weymouth.

Fury as council plans to stop over-the-counter payments at North Quay headquarters

Dorset Echo: CONCERNED: Colin Huckle

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

VULNERABLE people will suffer when a council scraps a service for paying bills, campaigners claim.

Sandworld proves to be a major attraction

Dorset Echo: LITERALLY MADE OF SAND: Mark Anderson, Cllr Ian Bruce and David Hicks at Sandworld

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A NEW chapter for a Weymouth attraction is proving to be a hit with the crowds.

Two vehicles in crash on Granby Way

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1:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Two vehicles were involved in a crash on Granby Way.

Special food collection at ASDA on Newstead Road until Maundy Thursday

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

GIVE something back this Easter.

Crime figures fall in centre of Weymouth

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1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

CRIME in Weymouth town centre has fallen by a fifth, according to police.

Cancer patients plea: 'Don't leave it too late'

Dorset Echo: Campaigner Elaine Gardner

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

IT’S Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and the Dorset Echo is taking a closer look at what has become known as ‘one of the last cancer taboos’. Around 400 Dorset residents were diagnosed with bowel cancer each year between 2008 and 2010 and one in four people are touched by the disease, either directly or through a family member or friend. Local support groups and health chiefs are determined to raise awareness

Creative students strive to impress Lady Fellowes with logo designs

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

CREATIVE students are being challenged to impress Lady Fellowes of West Stafford with their designs for a logo to support the Dorset County Museum Development Appeal.

A night of music for teenage cancer charity

Dorset Echo: Weymouth College students organising event for Teenage Cancer Trust

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

TALENTED students will be putting on a musical extravaganza for a teenage charity.

Bike stolen from Hope Square in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:15pm Friday 11th April 2014

A push bike was stolen from Hope Square in Weymouth.

Free art exhibition at Weymouth library

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:06pm Friday 11th April 2014

Explore the ‘Future Past’ at a free art exhibition coming soon to Weymouth library.

Bridal event at Julia's House shop in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

Julia’s House in St Mary Street, Weymouth will hold a Bridal Boutique event on Saturday from 9.30am.

Citadel venue for Easter coffee morning

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

A community Easter coffee morning will be held at the Citadel, Westham Road, Weymouth, from 10.30am on April 17. Everyone is welcome to attend.



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