Updated: Weymouth and Portland by-election winner wants to 'stir things up' on council
Just over a fifth of the electorate turned out to vote in the election, which was called following the death of the late Peter Farrell.
a Woman was injured in a rush hour crash on Radipole Lane in Weymouth.
A spokesman for Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said that two crews of firefighters were called by paramedics as one person was medically trapped in the vehicle.
Thu May 16, 2013
Angelic pupils raised the roof in Weymouth
A spokesman said: "All the ingredients were in place for a cracking concert for a large receptive audience including the Mayor of Weymouth and Portland Margaret Leicester, to sit back and enjoy.
Cruise season takes off for Portland Port
Portland Port's big cruise season officially got underway with the first visit of what is destined to be a record- breaking summer.
Dorset's new council comes together
The eighteen new members who were elected earlier this month were welcomed to the authority at a full council meeting as Spencer Flower was confirmed as leader of the new council.
Tue May 14, 2013
Cash boost for Armed Forces Day celebrations
A grant of A 10,000 has been approved by the Ministry of Defence to support the event which will take will take place on Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23.
Drawn to town's artistic gateway
A panel made up of representatives from New Look, Sainsbury's and Weymouth and Portland Borough Council agreed three designs which were inspired by stories from the local community.
Mon May 13, 2013
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Portland cruise season gets underway
Portland Port's cruise season officially got underway with the first visit of what is destined to be a record breaking summer.
Disputed Came View housing scheme set for approval
PLANS to allocate land on the edge of Dorchester for a major housing development look set to proceed despite strong opposition.
Fri May 10, 2013
Boatman praised for rescuing cyclist who fell in Weymouth harbour
A BOATMAN has been praised for rescuing a man who fell off his bike and became trapped in Weymouth Harbour.
Designs for Weymouth Gateway sculpture revealed
The final design ideas for a new art scheme at the Weymouth Gateway site have been given the seal of approval.
Community shows support in first Friends of Pavilion meeting
HUNDREDS of supporters turned out for the first meeting of the Friends of the Pavilion which organisers say was a great success.
Thu May 09, 2013
A special service and parade will be held in Weymouth to celebrate HMS Portland being given the freedom of the borough.
Wed May 08, 2013
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UPDATED:Police swoop on properties in Weymouth and Portland
Officers entered properties on Acacia Close and Mohune Way in Weymouth and another at the Trade Croft Business Park on Portland early this morning.
World class service promised for those suffereing from chronic pain
Dorset HealthCare is set to roll out its new county wide community pain service next month in what is hoped will be a new beginning for patients suffering from chronic pain.
New bars and pubs to inject life into Weymouth town centre
A WAVE of new bars and pubs will inject more life into Weymouth town centre ready for the summer season.
Mon May 06, 2013
New chapter for Weymouth Pavilion
THE curtain is going up on a new era at Weymouth Pavilion - and the community is urged to get behind it.
Fri May 03, 2013
Broadwey property development approved by council
The land at the corner of Dorchester Road and Shortlands Road used to be occupied by a property which has now been demolished.
Super slimmers lose more than 17 stone between them
A PAIR of super slimmers who lost more than 17 stone between them are hoping to kick-start people's weight-loss dreams.
High-flying festival set to take Dorset bank holiday by storm
FLYING, ale drinking, knob throwing and an eagle called Eddie are among the highlights of a bumper bank holiday weekend in Dorset.