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Coastguard rescues sailor having chest pains

RESCUE: Weymouth RNLI all-weather lifeboat

A sailor was airlifted to hospital after suffering chest pains.

10:26am Saturday 27 May 2017

Council looking to replace community bus service

Portland Town Council is looking to find a way to replace Community Bus 1, which will end its service in July

A council is looking for a way to replace a community bus so as not to leave residents without access to transport links.

6:05pm Monday 22 May 2017

'The eyes and ears of communities are valued at this time': Public reassured but told to remain vigilant following Manchester attack

'The eyes and ears of communities are valued at this time': Public reassured but told to remain vigilant following Manchester attack

People in Dorset are being urged to be 'alert but not alarmed' as military personnel are deployed to the UK's streets following the Manchester attack.

7:28am Thursday 25 May 2017

The historical importance of Portland Breakwater Lighthouse

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 1904 breakwater lighthouse on Portland

THE recent and 1990s restoration of the Portland Breakwater Lighthouse was a topic we touched upon in the pages of Looking Back in recent weeks.

6:34am Tuesday 9 May 2017

UPDATE: Body found in Weymouth harbour in search for missing man

Police divers in Weymouth Harbour  Picture: Finnbarr Webster

A BODY has been found in the search for a missing man in Weymouth harbour.

12:10am Friday 5 May 2017

Lifeboat to rescue of stricken dive boat stuck on rocks

OPERATION: The inshore lifeboat returns to Weymouth on Saturday evening  Picture: WEYMOUTH RNLI

RESCUERS were sent to help a dive boat which was stuck on rocks.

8:45am Sunday 30 April 2017

Triple bill of dance to leave you spellbound


A TRIPLE bill of dance is coming to a Portland theatre.

6:29am Thursday 4 May 2017

UPDATED: Unconscious sailor saved by tracking device

The casualty was airlifted to hospital. Picture: Wyke Coastguard

A MAN was found unconscious on a yacht after sending out an alert. 

7:14pm Wednesday 10 May 2017

Lifeboat called after yacht suffers engine failure

Lifeboat called after boat suffers engine failure

The RNLI all-weather lifeboat from Weymouth was called late last night to assist a yacht which had suffered engine failure. 

7:55am Tuesday 2 May 2017

Lifeboat crew give it some welly for cash

PASS THE WELLY: Stormy Stan and Lyme Regis t crew member Seb Cope, with penny farthing, receive the welly from St. Michael's pupilsPicture: RICHARD HOROBIN

EVERYONE knows Lyme Regis lifeboat crew is up for a challenge - but their latest isn't directly about saving lives.

4:27pm Thursday 18 May 2017
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