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Olympic Opening Ceremony to be Screened Live in Weymouth

You can watch the opening ceremony of the London Olympics live on two giant screens at Weymouth Beach. Everyone's invited to the Live Site on Weymouth Beach and it's all free!

Bus Operator Expands Service for Olympics in Weymouth

You're being urged to get ahead of the Games in Weymouth as bus operator First is altering their services. There are now more buses on some routes

Dorchester BID Ambassador Scheme Back For A Second Time

Parking and finding your way around town is about to get easier in Dorchester. The ambassadors are back and will be directing traffic and offering people advice and information about what's going on around town.

Book Ahead To Avoid Olympic Queues

We're being warned to plan and book our travel well ahead of the Olympic events in Weymouth and Portland. Spectators need to book park and ride spaces, rail and coach tickets to avoid missing out.

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Former Overweight Weymouth Man's Ironman Challenge

A former overweight man is turning Ironman- Andy Hunt from Weymouth is undertaking a gruelling challenge today. He will swim 2.4 miles, complete a 112 mile bike ride and then a marathon in under 17 hours.

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More Buses Hit the Road for the Olympics in South Dorset

There's to be more buses more often in Weymouth during the summer Olympics. From July the 22nd local bus operator First will be altering their timetables to provide a faster service over the Olympic period.


New Bin Collection Times For Weymouth During Olympics

There's going to be a shakeup to bin collections in parts of Weymouth during the Olympic and Paralympics. Household pick-ups in some areas will be earlier than usual.

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South West Trains To Run During Weymouth And Portland Olympics

Train services will be running as planned during the Olympics in Weymouth and Portland. South West Trains have welcomed the news that RMT members have voted AGAINST a strike.


Wooden Boats Line Weymouth Seafront

A Weymouth community group has used drift wood off Chesil beach to create a work of art along the Esplanade. Support group "Let's Make It", has spent 2 months building wooden styled boats.

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Health and Safety Fears Force Olympic Spectators to Ditch Chairs in Weymouh

An elderly man's the latest victim of a ban on folding chairs at Weymouth's sailing events. Olympic officials are worried about health and safety.

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Man held over counterfeit £50 notes

He was arrested on Weymouth Esplanade yesterday.

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79 year old woman dies in A31 collision

It happened at the Winterborne Kingston turn off this morning.

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They're asking you to think carefully before calling.

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