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END OF AN ERA: Ship's last journey from Portland

RFA Gold Rover departs Portland for the final time Picture: ROYAL NAVY

A FREQUENT visitor to Portland has come to the end of 43 years service supporting Royal Navy operations around the globe.

12:12pm Wednesday 22 February 2017

Portland hair and beauty salon to host fundraiser in aid of Cancer Research UK

Portland hair and beauty salon to host fundraiser in aid of Cancer Research UK

A HAIR and beauty salon on Portland is preparing for a busy weekend as news spreads of its charity fundraiser. 

12:49pm Wednesday 22 February 2017

£100,000 regeneration: How Portland nature reserve will be given new lease of life

NEW LEASE OF LIFE: Verne Common is to be restored thanks to£100,000 investment from the borough council, DWT and Natural England

A SPECIAL part of Portland is set to be restored to its former glory thanks to £100,000 investment.

6:40am Wednesday 22 February 2017

Be on red alert: Bridge to help shine a light on devastating brain condition

Be on red alert: Bridge to help shine a light on devastating brain condition

RESIDENTS will need to be on red alert tonight as Weymouth Town Bridge shines a light on a devastating brain condition.

8:04am Wednesday 22 February 2017

Fire crews called to Marks & Spencer in Weymouth following smell of smoke

Picture: LEE DOLBEAR

FIRE crews were called to Marks & Spencer in Weymouth following reports of the smell of smoke.

2:59pm Tuesday 21 February 2017

June margaret rose NIXEY

NIXEY June Margaret Rose Passed away in Dorset County Hospital on 14th February 2017 aged 84 years, with her family around her after an illness bravely bourne. She will be sadly missed by her husband Michael, children Martin, Loraine and Peter, and…

2:51am Wednesday 22 February 2017

We have the BEST beach in the UK - but what's being done to spruce up the town centre?

SIMPLY THE BEST: Weymouth beach on a busy summer's day

WEYMOUTH officially has the best beach in the UK, according to Travellers Choice Awards. But after one resident spoke out last week to highlight the decline of the resort's town centre, is it too late to turn the fortunes of the town around? 

6:00am Wednesday 22 February 2017

'His careless driving left a woman with life-changing injuries. It is very fortunate the schoolchildren were not more seriously hurt' - driver in court over Weymouth crash

INCIDENT: Emergency services at the scene last October

A MOTORIST has been fined and given a driving ban after a serious crash in Weymouth involving a lollipop lady and three schoolchildren she was helping to cross a busy road.

11:18am Wednesday 22 February 2017

Volunteers needed to help reach out to isolated older generation

REACHING OUT: An Age UK volunteer offering support

A DORCHESTER charity is looking to reach out to older people as statistics show the scale of isolation they face.

6:31am Wednesday 22 February 2017

EDNA CAROLINE PARRATT

PARRATT Edna Caroline Passed away peacefully on 12th February 2017 at Portland Community Hospital, aged 88 years. Loving Wife of Maurice, Mum to Ken and Jan, Grandma of Eve and Luke, Great Grandma of Emily and Agatha. A Service of Thanksgiving for…

2:51am Wednesday 22 February 2017
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