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Sailing: Defending champions John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas make perfect start

GREAT START: Defending Sonar world champions John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas

DEFENDING champions John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas got their world title defence off to the perfect start, picking up two race wins on the first day of competition at the Para World Sailing Championships in the Netherlands yesterday.

9:41am Wednesday 25 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

EXCLUSIVE: Updated- Schools in Weymouth and Portland consider becoming part of an academy trust

ACADEMY: Schools in the Chesil Education Partnership could become part of Reach South academy trust

SCHOOLS across Weymouth and Portland are meeting this week to discuss becoming part of a large academy trust, the Echo can reveal.

11:57am Tuesday 24 May 2016

Want a new parking permit? Talk to DCC

Seafront light camapigner Dave Burchill, 020412, Picture: FINNBARR WEBSTER F12874

RESIDENTS in Weymouth and Portland are being urged to contact Dorset County Council if they want to renew their parking permit.

6:10am Wednesday 25 May 2016

Developers win two-year battle to build new homes in conservation area

GO-AHEAD: Proposed development site on Brandy Row, Chiswell, Portland, and below, Cllr Ray Nowak

DEVELOPMENT in a conservation area is set to go ahead after a two-year battle.

6:08am Wednesday 25 May 2016

Students get a sneak peek around their new school

GRAND TOUR: Children at the new campus and, inset, learning lead design advisor, Terry White		PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F18169

THE new campus of a Portland academy is set to be finished on time as building work nears completion and pupils get a first sight of their new school.

6:08am Wednesday 25 May 2016

Jail for thug who left victim with blood “streaming from his head” after nightclub glassing

JAILED: Aaron White

A MAN who struck a fellow nightclub reveller with a glass has been jailed for 20 months.

6:04am Wednesday 25 May 2016

Call to renew residents' parking permits amid council changes

Call to renew residents' parking permits amid council changes

RESIDENTS in Weymouth and Portland are being urged to contact Dorset County Council if they want to renew their parking permit.

3:25pm Tuesday 24 May 2016

Live in Weymouth and Portland? You could die up to 19 months early because of booze

Life expectancies in Weymouth and Portland being cut by alcohol

LIFE expectancies in Weymouth and Portland are being dramatically cut by alcohol.

6:18am Friday 20 May 2016

DIG IN: People urged to show support for special area on Portland

Anna Andrews, Hamish Kirkland and Penny Grigg outside Dorset County Council [Photo supplied by Penny Grigg].

CAMPAIGNERS are keen for as many people as possible to take part in a walk to highlight Portland's coastal strip.

12:03pm Sunday 22 May 2016
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