Weymouth and Portland, England

Weymouth and Portland, England Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Weymouth and Portland, England. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 3,238 in Weymouth and Portland, England

  1. Generous gifts donated for children in povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Boxes were collected between September and November. St John's Portland Badgers were just one of the many groups to take part.

    Comment?

  2. Gold medallist Helena Lucas opens new Portland sail making centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The sailing star was on hand to cut the ribbon at the new sail loft for Moatt Sails at Osprey Quay on Portland on Saturday. Helena said the company had helped her out over the years with gear and were now involved in her campaign towards the Rio Games in 2016.

    Comment?

  3. Updated with Video - See the Pictures: Weymouth lights up for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    CROWDS enjoyed mulled wine, hot chestnuts and toasted marshmallows as they gathered in Weymouth for the Christmas lights switch-on. The annual Victorian Shownight kicked off with dance performances and a lantern parade from Hope Square to Lower Bond Street.

    Comment?

  4. A 1m bill shock may mean service cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    SERVICES in Weymouth and Portland could be significantly cut in order to pay bills to the under-fire Dorset Waste Partnership. Shocked councillors were told that DWP had 'found' an additional A 1million worth of costs that would have to be paid for by councils.

    Comment?

  5. Helena Lucas and Steve Moatt cut the ribbon on the new sailing loftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The sailing star was on hand to cut the ribbon at the new sail loft for Moatt Sails at Osprey Quay on Portland on Saturday. Helena said the company had helped her out over the years with gear and were now involved in her campaign towards the Rio Games in 2016.

    Comment?

  6. Keep taxes in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The decision of the Chancellor, George Osborne, to review the business rates will be welcomed by retailers in Weymouth for whom this is one of their biggest costs. Whilst the Green Party agree this tax could be designed to help smaller retailers and businesses who rely on premises, as opposed to the internet, for the bulk of their sales, we are also campaigning for most of this tax to be kept in the towns and cities where it is paid.

    Comment?

  7. Concerns over town's lost identity raised at meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    CONCERNS about Weymouth 'losing its identity' amid a merger with West Dorset were raised at a meeting of a historic charitable organisation. It came as Robin Barrett was invested as Chief Ranger of Honorary Court Highclere No.

    Comment?

  8. We need blueprint for the future of Chesil areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Chesil Beach is very fragile but protects Weymouth and Portland . A worrying aspect is the increasing amount of water building up behind the beach with nowhere to go.

    Comment?

  9. Awards evening to celebrate best of local architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Borough Mayor Kate Wheller attended the annual Weymouth Civic Society Annual Awards evening, which saw MJC Builders scoop the top prize for two flats and three houses at Easton Square. A special award was given to 'Waypoints' on the Wild about Weymouth and Portland's Legacy Trail.

    Comment?

  10. Funding ends for weather stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Members of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council 's management committee met on Tuesday and agreed to stop its funding, saving the council A 8,358 each year. A weather station has existed in Weymouth since the 1880s.

    Comment?

  11. Dorset's tri-council partnership receives 1.5million boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Western Gazette

    The ground-breaking partnership between North Dorset District Council, West Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council has been awarded a further A 1,565,450 by the Government. The councils' bid for the Transformation Challenge Award 2015/16 money supports the next steps of their partnership, including cementing a collaboration agreement between the three authorities.

    Comment?

  12. Added Power: Dorchester's Carl Mitchell, centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    WINNING on the road has proved difficult for Dorchester in Southern Counties South this season - and their task won't be made any easier tomorrow when they go to title challengers Sherborne . Martyn Peel's men have tasted success away from Coburg Road just once since the campaign began in September, while Sher-borne's sole defeat at Gainsbor-ough Park came against league leaders Swanage & Wareham.

    Comment?

  13. Lions help to fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Over 167 Clubs and 8,000 Lions are situated in the affected countries, and the donation comes after the news that Lions Clubs International Foundation has just provided a A 93,000 grant to Ebola Aid. Members of Lions clubs across the world have pledged their support for the orphaned children of Ebola victims by donating funds to help feed and clothe them, and provide sanitation.

    Comment?

  14. Stories are connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Two connected stories in Tuesday's Echo: The front page highlighted the consequences of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council 's mismanagement of the Condor affair and page four tells us of the campaign to save the Ferrybridge Inn. If this redevelopment goes ahead it will put an end to any hope of a Wyke bypass once and for all.

    Comment?

  15. Dance teacher Anna Golding with group membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Bridportnews.co.uk

    THE legacy of 2012 lives on as Dorset has been awarded more than A 300,000 for health and wellbeing. Dorset County Council's 'Inspired by 2012' Health and Wellbeing Legacy Fund has awarded just over A 306,000 to 25 community health and wellbeing projects across Dorset.

    Comment?

  16. 1m bill shock may mean service cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    SERVICES in Weymouth and Portland could be significantly cut in order to pay bills to the under-fire Dorset Waste Partnership. Shocked councillors were told that DWP had 'found' an additional A 1million worth of costs that would have to be paid for by councils.

    Comment?

  17. Stepping down: North Dorset's council chief announces her retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Bournemouth Echo

    A driving force behind plans for the authority to form a tri-council partnership with West Dorset District Council and Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, she will leave the role of chief executive in February next year. As a farewell, Ms Goodall was invited to a civic event by Lt Col Bob Brannigan , Garrison Staff Officer at Blandford Camp, to see the famous Royal Signals White Helmets Motorcycle Display Team go through their paces.

    Comment?

  18. in the Dock - Weymouth & PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    SUEL AHMED MEAH, aged 38, of St Lawrence Road, Weymouth. Admitted harassment without violence.

    Comment?

  19. Olympian and Weymouth and Portland sailing pioneer receives double awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Former Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy chairman Edward Leask has been awarded both an OBE and a Royal Yachting Association Community Award for Outstanding Contribution. Mr Leask received his OBE for Sailing , Young People and Philanthropy.

    Comment?

  20. Council boss Liz Goodall announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    A driving force behind plans for the authority to form a tri-council partnership with West Dorset District Council and Weymouth and Portland Borough Council , she will leave the role of chief executive in February next year. As a farewell, Ms Goodall was invited to a civic event by Lt Col Bob Brannigan, Garrison Staff Officer at Blandford Camp, to see the famous Royal Signals White Helmets Motorcycle Display Team go through their paces.

    Comment?