Weymouth and Portland, England Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Making Roads: Ian Awcock presents a Cgi view of what the route could look like during the conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Now is the moment to push forward with plans to create a western relief road in Weymouth linking Wyke Regis and Chickerell , according to key industry players. Issues surrounding the long-running idea for the relief road, named the Jurassic Coast Highway, were discussed during a conference in Dorchester yesterday.

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  2. PICTURES: Meet the winners of the Dorset Echo Care AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The Mayor of Weymouth and Portland , Councillor Kevin Brookes, was among those to present an award and spoke highly of the event. The ceremony saw a number of health and social care workers presented with certificates, flowers and tickets for Brittany Ferries, in recognition of their achievements.

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  3. (Left to right) Mark Ford and Cllr Jeff Cant with members of Weymouth Amateur Boxing ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    A Night of Boxing will take place in the Pavilion's Ocean Room on Saturday, November 18 and will see fighters travel from across the country to compete. The event is in aid of Weymouth Amateur Boxing Club's proposal to buy a new clubhouse at the marsh playing fields.

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  4. Athletes from Weymouth St Paul's Harriers and Athletics ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Weymouth St Paul's Harriers and Athletics Club will receive a A 750 donation as part of the Persimmon Homes South Coast Healthy Communities programme. The scheme involves Persimmon giving away more than A 600,000 to sporting causes over the next year, with an overall top national prize of A 200,000 in addition to numerous regional donations.

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  5. Suspended: Adam Makepeace, centre, is out for two more games Picture: Finnbarr Webster/F15163Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    FOLLOWING a run of seven Dorset & Wilts One South wins, and a club record last weekend, Dorchester are currently on a high. With the cry sent out to keep the momentum going, training numbers high and egos not to develop, coach Ben Parker has a task in hand to keep the promotion drive on track.

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  6. Children are suffering locally because of their parents' drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The breakdown for Dorset for the amount of teens affected includes 1,000 in west Dorset, 600 in Weymouth and Portland , 400 in Purbeck and 800 in north Dorset. The pressures on teenagers from homes where alcohol or drugs are being misused, can lead to them developing mental health problems, running away or being excluded from school, The Children's Society warns.

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  7. Remembrance Weekend 2017: Find out about the parades and services happening near youRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    There will be a number of parades and services taking place over Remembrance weekend, with marching bands, servicemen and families from across the county set to pay their respects. Armistice Day is tomorrow and in Weymouth the service will take place on the Esplanade by the town's war memorial at 11am, where there will be a two-minute silence.

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  8. Line-Up: The 49er fleet prepares to race Picture: Paul WyethRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    THE FINAL weekend of racing at the 2017 RYA Olympic Classes National Ranking Series saw Weymouth and Portland put on a show with sunny and blustery conditions challenging competitors . Both event honours and overall 2017 series standing were at stake across the seven Olympic classes racing in Portland Harbour, as well as the Nacra 15 National Championship running concurrently.

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  9. 'I've done nothing wrong': Council leader at centre of police probe over toilet voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    A council leader is at the centre of a police probe over an allegation he took part in a vote to close a public toilet in Weymouth - despite owning the buildings next door. Leader of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council , Jeff Cant, is under investigation for alleged "improper conduct" after participating in the controversial vote to close the toilets in Bond Street in September 2016.

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  10. Tattoo parlour challenging council over - retrospective planning approval' for muralRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The owner of a tattoo parlour is challenging a council for demanding "retrospective planning approval" for a mural painted on the shop front. Elite Tattoo and Piercing in St Thomas Street, Weymouth, is facing a lengthy battle with the borough council about a paint job which was approved in the new year.

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  11. Future Dorset plan to cut Dorset's councils to two gets Government nodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Plans to divide Dorset between two unitary councils and dissolve existing authorities have been given the nod by the Government. County officials have been awaiting a decision on the Future Dorset proposal since February, when it was originally submitted to Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid.

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  12. Hundreds of shoe boxes donated to Portland church's Christmas appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    People across Weymouth and Portland have been hard at work once again providing donations for this year's Samaritans' Operation Christmas Child shoebox appeal. Each year, people are asked to fill shoeboxes with soft toys, toiletries, woolly hats and gloves, and other gifts for the appeal to send to children living in poverty throughout the world.

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  13. Convenience store is 'next step' in isle community's regenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    REGENERATION at a gateway site is set to take another step forward. Plans for a new shop at Castletown on Portland have been welcomed by residents and local businesses as a 'much-needed resource' which would have 'multiple benefits' for the area.

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  14. Failed motorbike thieves caught by resident as police urge owners to review security measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Dorset Police revealed that they received 47 reports of thefts or attempted thefts of motorcycles in Weymouth, Portland and Dorchester since February. He said: "It must have been after midnight.

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  15. Plans to build 20 homes on old Portland school site are forging aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    A controversial plan to build homes on an old school site overlooking the Jurassic Coast is being recommended for approval. Almost 100 people have written to object to the plan for homes of the former Underhill Junior School site at Killicks Hill, Portland .

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  16. The 12-year-old sailor from Poole who is the British Junior National ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    A TALENTED young sailor from Poole is riding the crest of a wave after being crowned British Junior National Champion, a trophy won by Olympic champion Sir Ben Ainslie in 1989. Ever since he was eight years old, Freddie Howarth from Branksome Park in Poole, has been following in the wake of his two older sisters who are also keen sailors.

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  17. LETTERS: It's time to end the scourge of low wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    CREDIT to the Dorset Echo for their headline shamming Weymouth and Portland pay rates First, put up living and minimum wages as soon as is legislatively possible to 7 for 18-20 year olds The rate of 8 per hour for 21-24 year olds and 10 per hour for 25 plus year olds. Please no-one respond with the woefully weak argument that businesses can't afford such rates.

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  18. Want to have your say on plans to tackle anti-social behaviour? Time is running outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    THERE'S less than a week left for people to have their say on plans to tackle anti-social behaviour in Weymouth. Weymouth and Portland Borough Council is considering introducing a Public Space Protection Order in specific areas of the borough.

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  19. Delay over council reform decision is causing 'considerable concern' to residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    Writing to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, the chairman of Unite the Conurbation, Douglas Eyre raises concerns over the delay in the decision. And the letter also hits out at councillors in Christchurch opposed to the change - as well as Christchurch MP Chris Chope.

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  20. 'A victory for common sense' - delight after drug rehab centre plan is droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    THE withdrawal of a controversial plan to turn a Weymouth B&B into a drug and alcohol recovery centre has been welcomed by campaigners as a "victory for common sense". Dorset County Council, which wanted to site the recovery hub at 22 Abbotsbury Road, withdrew the planning application ahead of a meeting this month when it was due to be considered by county councillors.

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