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Where will the Portland mayor's board live now?

The old stone plaque

THE hunt is on to find a new home for a plaque that commemorates the former mayors of Portland.

6:42am Friday 29 July 2016

Residents celebrate victory in battle against 'greedy' parking conditions

JG17820.  23.07.2016.  Weymouth parking restrictions and film props on the quay ready for filming next week.                                     Picture:JOHN GURD  JG17820.

RESIDENTS have won a battle against "greedy" parking conditions in Weymouth harbourside during special events in the town.

6:53am Friday 29 July 2016

YOUR GUIDE TO THE WEEKEND: Camp Bestival, Find Dory at Weymouth Sea Life Centre, volleyball on Weymouth beach, archaeology fun day at Dorchester museum

Feast Collective Camp Bestival 2016.

This weekend is jam-packed with summer events and activities. Read on to get inspired.

6:42am Friday 29 July 2016

Dorset Scouts head to Finland to join 17,000 strong jamboree

Broadmayne First Scouts group at Roihu, a Scout camp in Evo, southern Finland

A GROUP of Scouts have jetted off for a unique experience at a camp in Finland.

6:15am Friday 29 July 2016

Fire crews battling building fire in business park

Crews at the scene of a fire at Southwell Business Park on Portland. Picture by Nicola Schofield

Firefighters have been called to a vehicle that is ablaze on Portland.

5:44pm Thursday 28 July 2016

Football: Bailey urges Blues to fight for places

INJURY CONCERN: Portland United midfielder Gareth Will                                                     Picture: JOHN GURD/JG17513

PORTLAND United manager Gary Bailey insists that places are still up for grabs for players to cement their spots in his starting XI for the opening game of the season.

4:16pm Thursday 28 July 2016

LETTER: "Democratic decisions are supposed to be made by informed electors, not people who on Facebook"

LETTER: "Democratic decisions are supposed to be made by informed electors, not people who on Facebook"

D SADLER (Letters, July 25) needs reminding that we haven’t left yet.

7:50am Friday 29 July 2016

Swimming: Lelliott cruises to first gold medal at British Summer Championships


JAY Lelliott absolutely romped to victory in the 19-and-over 1,500 metre freestyle in his third event of the British Summer Championships in Sheffield.

4:55pm Thursday 28 July 2016

Could Dorset branches be set to close as Lloyds Bank axes jobs?

Could Dorset branches be set to close as Lloyds Bank axes jobs?

LLOYDS Banking Group is set to axe 3,000 jobs and close 200 branches, but there's no word yet on whether Dorset branches will be affected.

9:57am Thursday 28 July 2016

Free exhibition on Portland to capture the spirit of island alongside festival

Artists who live and work on Portland will be displaying their work as part of the Spirit of Portland festival 2016. Among them is Liz Wright.

A DIVERSE exhibition of paintings will show Portland in all its beauty as part of an island festival.

7:00am Wednesday 27 July 2016
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