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Youngsters on song with charity Christmas album
More than 300 copies of It's Christmas Time in Weymouth have already been sold but the 100-strong group is determined to raise as much money for good causes.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Weymouth clubs to stop selling alcohol at 5am
Several venue operators have signed up to a voluntary agreement which will see no-one served drinks after 5am and premises cleared by 5.15am.
Performers with disabilities put on a dazzling show
The musical extravaganza of 'Variety through the Decades', which has been hailed a huge success, was held at The Riviera Hotel in Weymouth.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Police in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses after reports of dangerous driving in the town.
A three door grey or silver Vauxhall Astra was allegedly travelling from Merley Road into Derwent Road, then into Dumbarton Road before making off at speed toward Rylands Lane.
Family project to build eco dream home
HOME PRIDE: Erin Pank, Sarah Small, Freddie Pank and Jono Pank with the model of the Passive house which they have been given planning permission to build PLANNERS have given a family a chance to create an eco-friendly home that will be the first of its kind in Dorset.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Dorset Echo: REPRIEVE: Chalets at Greenhill Gardens, Weymouth
CAMPAIGNERS in Weymouth have been given a 'second chance' after a decision to sell off the Greenhill chalets was referred back to a council committee.
Dorset fly-tippers cost taxpayers more than A 100k with 1,169 recorded incidents
TIPPING has cost the Dorset Waste Partnership more than A 100,000 after tackling 1,669 separate incidents between 2012 and 2013.
Dorset Echo: and they're Off: Top, the Ugly Sisters lead the race
Rain battered a host of festive creatures as they ran along the beach in aid of the British Heart Foundation.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Bar's free Christmas meal for Weymouth Town Charities residents
TUCKING IN: Elderly residents enjoy their free Christmas meal at The George with Alison Record, front left, and members of her staff A total of 28 residents from the Weymouth Town Charities residencies were provided with a three course meal provided by the George Bar and Grill on Weymouth Quay.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Tributes paid to hero of the Arctic convoys
TRIBUTES have been paid to a Weymouth hero who died weeks before a medal presentation for his part in one of the most dangerous missions of the Second World War.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Dorset Echo: Changes to be made to road system in Weymouth could prevent traffic jams on Boot Hill
Three years after the scheme was laid out in an effort by Dorset County Council to improve traffic flows and reduce congestion in the run-up to the Olympics , officers have bowed to pressure from the community and decided to make alterations.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
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.