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A354 Weymouth Way to close for family and friends memorial for crash victims
THE section of road where two Weymouth residents were killed in a fatal road crash on Saturday evening will be closed tomorrow for friends and family to visit the site.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Weymouth Way crash: Family's touching tribute
THE family of a woman who died in a crash on Weymouth Way have spoken of her 'wonderful spirit, love and enthusiasm.'
Reliving a story of heroism and tragedy from the Great War
Neville Smith, 65, who lives in Rodwell , has a whistle, pipe, postcards, rosary beads and a razor blade more than a century old.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
TWO people were killed in a tragic accident on one of Weymouth's busiest roads.
A 23-year-old motorcyclist named locally as Max Fryman and a 63-year-old female pedestrian were involved in a collsion shortly after 5pm on Saturday.
Coastguard officer's MBE for 40 years of helping to save lives
Malcolm Wright, a watch officer in the Portland Coastguard ops room, travelled to Windsor Castle with his wife Jill, daughter Gemma and son Tom, to receive his honour.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
SUN-SEEKERS have been flocking to Dorset once again to make the best of sweltering temperatures.
In Weymouth and Portland the numbers are slightly lower, with the highest recorded Met Office temperature at 23A C- but that hasn't stopped people having fun in the sun.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
In the Dock: Weymouth
COLIN ARTHUR BLAZEY, aged 41, of Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth. Admitted possessing a quantity of cannabis resin, a controlled drug of Class B. Fined A 80 and ordered to pay A 85 costs.
Hot, Hot Hot: Dorset sizzles in heatwave - highest recorded...
And the sizzling temperatures of 25 degrees-plus - which is putting the county on a par with temperatures in the South of France - is set to continue with the mercury set to climb even further towards the weekend.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
14 more motorists named and shamed in police drink driving crackdown
Between June 1 and July 17, 69 people have been charged with drink or drug driving-related offences in connection with the force's annual campaign.
SAINSBURY'S has launched a free bus service for shoppers.
The free bus scheme, which started on July 14, has six services travelling to different areas of Weymouth on set days from Monday to Friday.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
NEW parking charges in Weymouth have come under fire.
And council chiefs have also been criticised for failing to promote the pay and display charges in front of the Pavilion.
Dorset Echo: Richard Drax MP - Weymouth to Westminster
DORSET MP Richard Drax has come under fire after he suggested the recent promotion of women to the Conservative cabinet was 'because they are women and a quota needs to be filled'.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
VISITORS to Portland will be better informed after a new tourist centre opened.
UNVEILED: Richard Drax MP with the help of Angie Mustill and Mike Deadman reveal the commemorative plaque.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Hidden cost of the bedroom tax
HUNDREDS of people across Dorset have been hit by a 'harsh' benefits cut over a year on from its introduction.
Public artwork unveiled at Weymouth Gateway
Andy Kirkby, Paul Atterbury, Nicky Whittenham and Mayor Kate Wheller next to the Torpedosaur at Mount Pleasant Park and Ride entrance They were officially unveiled by Mayor Kate Wheller and BBC Antiques Roadshow expert Paul Atterbury in a ceremony at the Weymouth Gateway business park.
Masterplan for the future of Weymouth is unveiled
Residents and businesses are being asked to get involved and shape the plan as it develops at pop-up events to be held in August.
TWO people have been seriously injured in crashes on Dorset's roads.
A 67-year-old woman from Weymouth suffered life-threatening injuries after her car collided with a post yesterday morning and a man from Poole suffered life-changing injuries when his van left the road and hit a tree in an early morning crash.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Man dies after collapsing near Camp Road in Weymouth
The man, who police say was in his 50s, was walking his dog on the South West Coast Path at the bottom of Camp Road, Wyke Regis on Tuesday evening when he collapsed.
In The Dock: Weymouth
JASON CARTER, aged 37, of Upwey Street, Weymouth. Admitted being drunk and disorderly in a public place.