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See which schools fall below national average in GCSE league tables

See which schools fall below national average in GCSE league tables

EVERY secondary school in Weymouth and Portland is below the national average according to a new performance indicator.

10:19am Thursday 19 January 2017

£2 million economy boost as Portland Port prepares for busiest cruise ship season yet with 36,000 passengers

WELCOME: Costa neoRomantica alongside at Portland Port on September 6, 2016

PORTLAND Port is preparing for its busiest cruise season yet welcoming more than 36,000 passengers.

6:00am Thursday 19 January 2017

Golfers mark milestone of 120th anniversary of club

POSITIVE YEAR: l-r Club captain Adrian Crook, County Champion Matt Walker; junior captain Archie Beesley, ladies captain Mary Crampton and club president Charles Foster

GOLFERS gathered to mark the milestone of the 120th anniversary of their Dorchester club.

6:43am Thursday 19 January 2017

Remembering the Napoli - 10 years on

VIEW: Onlookers survey the badly damaged MSC Napoli   Picture: Maritime and Coastguard Agency

A MASSIVE two-and-a-half year operation to clear up a container ship which grounded off the Jurassic Coast 10 years ago was a 'turning point' in the way wrecks are dealt with, authorities said.

3:43pm Wednesday 18 January 2017

Britons tell of 'chaos' as they arrive home from troubled Gambia

British tourists check in at Banjul Airport, Gambia, for special flights after the threat of a regional military intervention loomed (AP Photo)

British holidaymakers told of a "chaotic" scramble to get on flights out of Africa when they landed home from crisis-torn Gambia.

2:09am Thursday 19 January 2017

Letter to the Editor: Western Relief Road IS essential to future of Portland

Letter to the Editor: Western Relief Road IS essential to future of Portland

MICHAEL J Tilley presents a powerful case for the construction of the Western Relief Road in your issue of 12 January.

5:00am Monday 16 January 2017

Football: Island glee for Portland United manager Gary Bailey

PORTLAND PRIDE: Gary Bailey

PORTLAND United boss Gary Bailey expressed the pride within the club at present, as they continue to sit pretty in the Sydenhams Wessex Premier Division.

4:05pm Tuesday 17 January 2017

Traffic warning as abnormal load heads across county from Portland

Traffic warning as abnormal load heads across county from Portland

A WARNING has been issued with an abnormal load set to travel across the county from Portland this morning.

9:41am Tuesday 17 January 2017

Rugby: Weymouth & Portland fall to league leaders Yeovil

Weymouth & Portland v Yeovil, Rugby, Matt Driver scores a try, 14/01/2016, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F18615

WEYMOUTH & Portland had no answer as flawless Yeovil maintained their perfect points record in Dorset & Wilts One South, with a comprehensive win at Monmouth Avenue.

4:26pm Monday 16 January 2017

Rescue for Portland-bound yacht which broke down off Dorset coast

Rescue for Portland-bound yacht which broke down off Dorset coast

LIFEBOAT crews had a busy day on the Dorset coast including coming to the rescue of a broken down yacht on its way to Portland which ran into a strong tide as darkness fell.

11:33am Sunday 15 January 2017
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