Lulworth Estate gives generously to Echo's Christmas Toy campaign
FESTIVE joy will be shared among Dorset children this Christmas thanks to a A 200 Echo Toy Appeal donation from the Lulworth Estate.
Weymouth fisherman launches new lifesaving device
DOZENS of fishermen turned out for the launch of a new device designed to save lives on land and sea.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Weymouth's knitted poppies make A 2,000 for Royal British Legion
Julie Hursthouse and MP Richard Drax with ladies from the Let's Make It community group.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
BLOCKED: Safety fences vandalised at the entrance to the Rodwell Trail
COUNCIL chiefs who condemned vandalism at a Weymouth beauty spot have come under fire for delaying access to the area.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Town lights up for Victorian Christmas shownight
ICE skating, mulled wine, carol singers and a visit from Santa kicked off the Christmas season in Weymouth in Victorian style.
HARBOUR charges are set to be frozen in a bid to encourage more visiting vessels.
Councillors at a meeting of the Weymouth and Portland management committee approved plans to keep the fees at the same rate as currently charged for the financial year 2014/15 for visiting yachts, boats and permanent berth holders.
Don't be fooled by email scam demanding money, warns retired accountant
A RETIRED accountant is warning email users of a scam that sent disturbing messages claiming he was stranded on an overseas trip and urgently needed cash.
Weymouth's revamped museum opened
At an event ahead of the official opening next Wednesday, dozens of people got to take a glimpse at the new facility telling the story of the town's history.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Briantspuddle's Bladen Social Club donates to Echo Toy Appeal
'GIVING something back this Christmas' is the reason one social club has donated to the Toy Appeal for the first time.
Have a very Victorian Christmas in Weymouth tonight
Stovepipe hats, frock coats and petticoats will be the order of the evening as shoppers enjoy Christmas stalls and entertainment.
Move to twin Weymouth and Jersey
Historic links are behind a move to twin the English port town of Weymouth and the Channel Island of Jersey.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
This is Dorset
NEW buses with special features are set to operate on a popular route in Weymouth.
First Dorset says six vehicles with leather seats, free wi-fi and CCTV are to operate on the service 2 Littlemoor route.
Keep on Rockin' Jumpin' Jimmy Thunder on stage at the Wyke Regis Working Men's Club
THE SOUND OF THUNDER LEGENDARY entertainer Jumpin' Jimmy Thunder has been presented with an entertainment and fundraising award by mayor of Weymouth and Portland Ray Banham.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Councillors critical of proposed council staff move to Dorchester
Proposals to move workers out of council offices at North Quay have been given the go ahead but members of the Weymouth and Portland management committee criticised suggestions to export workers to South Walks House in Dorchester.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
SAVINGS: Councillors have approved plans to cut services and raise council tax
Town and parish councils in Weymouth and Portland could be asked to provide more services in a bid to slash costs, and other solutions, including grants are being considered for provisions such as sports facilities.
More support for the Echo Toy Appeal
'SUPPORTING local children' is the reason why one Weymouth store is backing the Echo Toy Appeal with a donation of A 100.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
PLANS to move 100 Weymouth and Portland council staff to Dorchester have been slammed.
Councillors and trade representatives are calling for a rethink on proposals that would see nearly 100 Weymouth council workers relocated over the Ridgeway.
This is Dorset
a Weymouth councillor has appeared in court charged with a number of sex offences.
Ryan Dean Hope, 22, of Norfolk Road, appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court ahead of a trial planned for April 28 next year.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Weymouth framing company help make a child's Christmas by backing Echo appeal
A PHOTOGRAPH framing company will help spread smiles among Dorset children this Christmas thanks to their A 100 donation to the Toy Appeal.