About Cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Adopt a pet

£150m boost for local authorities as government responds to council funding concerns

Breaking UPDATE: Government funding settlement offering fairer deal for Dorset given 'cautious welcome'

(8)
Weymouth BID and other representatives of local activity providers will be promoting Weymouth as an adventure sports and activity destination at this year's Telegraph’s Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show.

Weymouth to be promoted as top spot for adventure sports and active holidays

(3)
Two men charged over death of Weymouth pedestrain killed in crash on Preston Beach Road

Two men charged over death of Weymouth pedestrian killed in crash on Preston Beach Road

Founders of Zing, a new networking group offering opportunities and business support in the borough. (left to right) Donna Emery, Kevin Swindell and Cara Franses.

New networking group launched in Weymouth and Portland

(1)
Weymouth's popular Tall Ship Pelican

Businesses encouraged to support Weymouth's Tall Ship Pelican to keep ship afloat

(1)
Trains delayed between Weymouth and London due to serious incident between Woking and Basingtoke

Breaking Trains delayed between Weymouth and London due to serious incident between Woking and Basingtoke

Firefighters tackle car fire in Littlemoor

Firefighters tackle car fire in Littlemoor

(7)
IN THE DOCK: See who has been before the courts this week - February 9

IN THE DOCK: See who has been before the courts this week - February 9

Jon Lavers at Piddle Brewery in Piddlehinton.

Piddle Brewery goes from strength to strength under new ownership

Storm Imogen pounds Portland. Picture by Chesil Beach Watch.

Wild weather of Storm Imogen boosts trade on island

(1)
Operations cancelled at Dorset County Hospital as junior doctors set to strike

Operations cancelled at Dorset County Hospital as junior doctors set to strike

(13)
Christmas crackdown sees more drivers in court

Christmas crackdown sees more drivers in court

The experienced team at Dorchester Travel Left to right - Melanie Cope, Christine Caldwell, Sarah Leach, Wendy Dowe, Nigel Alexander and Gill Aplin.

High-flying travel agent celebrates 14 per cent increase in trading profits for six years running

(1)
"It is for the community”- Support group for people with a brain condition set to raise awareness

"It is for the community”- Support group for people with a brain condition set to raise awareness

Monday LIVE: News traffic travel and weather for Dorset

Storm Imogen LIVE: Land-slips, flooding and road chaos as storm hits Dorset

(14)
Traffic chaos as Storm Imogen hits Dorset

IN PICTURES: Traffic chaos as Storm Imogen hits Dorset

(35)
IPACA's new Maritime House campus

IPACA REDUNDANCIES: 21 staff to go at Portland academy

(9)
Dog re-homing charity investigated by trading standards

Dog re-homing charity investigated by trading standards

(8)
Map with thanks by Tim Ritz

ON THE MAP: West Bay and Broadchurch feature on where's where of British TV

(1)
A35 closed after tree falls onto vehicle between Bridport and Dorchester

UPDATED: A35 re-opened after tree falls onto vehicle between Bridport and Dorchester

(3)
Road closed on Granby Industrial Estate after debris falls from petrol station roof

Road closed on Granby Industrial Estate after debris falls from petrol station roof

(2)
SCENE: Road block on the A35 on Friday

Driver in 'life threatening' condition after A35 crash

Conifers Primary School in Weymouth closed due to internal leak

Conifers Primary School in Weymouth closed due to internal leak

(4)
Firefighters were alerted to a fire at a premises in Cerne Abbas late last night.

Firefighters tackle fire in Cerne Abbas

BATTLER: Ben, who is being supported by CLIC Sargent

Daredevils needed for superhero challenege to help children with cancer

(1)
Council plans harbour and beach works in west Dorset this spring

Council plans harbour and beach works in west Dorset this spring

Flood warnings over Dorset after heavy rains

UPDATED: Amber warning for wind as Storm Imogen hits Dorset tomorrow- drivers told to consider delaying journeys

Swanage Railway has record number of passengers in 2015

Swanage Railway has record number of passengers in 2015

Chinese are buying Dorset's fresh air for £80 a pop. Text & pics BNPS

Un-breathe-lievable! Dorset businessmen sells county's fresh air to Chinese for £80 a pop!

(11)
Four people including child taken to hospital after crash

Four people including child taken to hospital after crash

Ian Jess Heatherington.

Two yobs banned from Weymouth sea front after causing "misery and intimidation" to public

(13)
27-year-old male suffering from chest and back injuries following "serious" A35 crash

UPDATED: Man, 27, fighting for life after car crashes into tree on A35

(5)
PRICED OUT: Houses in parts of Dorset are as unaffordable as London for those on average wage

PRICED OUT: Houses in parts of Dorset are as unaffordable as London for those on average wage

(64)
Dorchester Road is partially blocked at the Mercery Road junction following a three-car crash.

Elderly woman treated at scene following three-car crash on Dorchester Road

Mystique clothes shop, Dorchester, Liz Sadler (left) and Nicky Churchill.

New clothing store to open in the heart of Dorchester this weekend

(11)
BLAZE: The fire started behind the shops on Gordon Row

UPDATE: Weymouth shop owners show appreciation for fire crew after late night blaze

(3)
CENSORED: Cerne Abbas Giant has modesty covered with fig leaf in Westminster bar

'OUTRAGEOUS CENSORSHIP': Cerne Abbas Giant has modesty covered with fig leaf in bar beloved by country's MPs- what do you think?

(20)
Dawn Stretton has been found safe and well

UPDATE: Missing woman who friends believed could have been in Dorset found safe and well

BLUES, IN BLACK AND WHITE: The Producers are at the Electric Palace in Bridport next Friday, february 12

GIG GUIDE: Producers, Gaz Brookfield and Grand Re-Union in Dorset gigs

May and Michael Brown and daughter Selina, 2.

'Could you help save my life?' Young mum needs bone marrow transplant or may die- but no match can be found

The mess left at Weston Community Hall after the raid

Vandals smash up community hall in "utterly senseless" overnight raid

(21)
Man arrested after A35 crash

Man arrested after A35 crash

(10)
Success stories hit out at new report branding Weymouth and Portland a social mobility 'coldspot'

Success stories hit out at new report branding Weymouth and Portland a social mobility 'coldspot'

(29)
'EMBARRASSED': Jan Zajac who was twice the drink drive limit when stopped on the A35

Grieving widower who drank to deal with 'shock' death of wife caught twice drink-drive limit trying to get to London

(8)
All lines between Dorchester South and Weymouth blocked due to signalling problems

All lines between Dorchester South and Weymouth blocked due to signalling problems

(4)
A3066 briefly closed after vehicles rolls on to its roof

Vehicle rolls on to its roof in late night crash

(1)
Shopping centre evacuated after fire

Shopping centre evacuated after fire

West Stafford Bypass reopened after flooding problems

West Stafford Bypass reopened as persistent flooding clears

(7)
Heavy rain and 60mph gales on the way for Saturday

Heavy rain and 60mph gales on the way for Saturday

Two train companies shortlisted for new Weymouth to Waterloo franchise

South West Trains has competitor for new Weymouth to Waterloo franchise

(20)

Keep in touch with local news

Sign up for email alerts

Most Popular

  • 1

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

Research local amenities