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Portland marks 100th anniversary of Battle of Jutland

Portland marks 100th anniversary of Battle of Jutland

DOZENS gathered on Portland to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War’s Battle of Jutland.

12:04pm Tuesday 31 May 2016

LOOKING BACK: Can you help a son find a painting picturing a scene of devastation that his father walked away from?

Ernest Lasseter, who survived the attack on HMS Foylebank

MANY thanks to David Lasseter of Frimley, Surrey, who wants some help in solving a mystery related to the bombing on HMS Foylebank in Portland Harbour.

6:26am Tuesday 31 May 2016

In the dock: See who has been before the courts - published May 31

In the dock: See who has been before the courts - published May 31


7:46am Tuesday 31 May 2016

Out of their quarters and on the stage - the story of Portland prison officers' families

Children in Bridport Street, part of the Borstal quarters, in 1966 [Picture supplied by Grove Prison Museum]

A PLAY inspired by the families of prison officers will be performed on Portland.

6:28am Saturday 28 May 2016

Talk on sound of the sea to kick off Portland's b-side festival

Emma Critchley will be giving a talk at Outpost prior to the b-side festival taking place on Portland in 2016 [Picture: Tony Nutley]

A NUMBER of talks will be held in the lead-up to the b-side festival on Portland.

6:37am Monday 30 May 2016

Support Portland's coastal guardians (*& enjoy a cream tea in the process!)

Support Portland's coastal guardians (*& enjoy a cream tea in the process!)

TAKE a peek behind the wall and stroll through some beautiful gardens – all for a good cause.

6:12am Thursday 26 May 2016

People smugglers ARE targeting ports like Weymouth and Portland over 'lax border control'

CONCERNS: One of three of the UK's Border Force patrol boats, sailing in Weymouth Bay

MAJOR CONCERNS have been raised about people smugglers targeting ports and harbours like Weymouth and Portland.

6:00am Tuesday 31 May 2016

See why this Portland leisure centre is one of the nation's best

Staff at Osprey Leisure Centre celebrate award. L-r: Rachel Barton, board member; Nigel Williams, general manager; Aarron Riley, operations manager

STAFF at a sports centre on Portland are celebrating after picking up a national award.

6:06am Wednesday 25 May 2016

GIG GUIDE: Bumper bonanza of bank holiday weekend live music inc Quayside Music festival and Fayre in the Square in Weymouth

A BIG DEAL: The Brotherhood are at the Quayside Music Festival

BRACE yourself, ladies, for an absolute monster of a bank holiday weekend on the live music front. As you can see from the listings, you’ve got gigs coming out of your ears so I’d see your doctor about that soon as, if I were you.

10:46am Friday 27 May 2016

Get the most from our coast: Share of £90m up for grabs as communities urged to revitalise resort

COAST: The fund aims to boost jobs in seaside towns

A GOVERNMENT minister has urged Weymouth to bid for millions of regeneration funding to help revitalise the resort.

6:00am Friday 27 May 2016
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