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Weymouth Opening Home League Game Cancelled

Overnight rain has left the pitch at Redlands unfit for play

Ben Ainslie and Fellow Olympians Open Sailing Centre in Memory of "Bart" Simpson

Sir Ben Ainslie and Olympic sailing champ Iain Percy have paid an emotional tribute to their friend, Andrew Simpson, in Dorset today (Friday 9th May).

School Children Told To Take Off Their Shoes To Improve Learning

IPACA on Portland are getting young pupils to take off their shoes in class to make them more relaxed and improve concentration.

Bus Company Says Problem Service Is On The Road To Recovery

First Dorset has apologised for previous problems with their Number 8 service in Weymouth, and says punctuality is now over 90%.


Sailing School To Open In Memory Of Local Olympian

A sailing school, set up in memory of Dorset Olympian Andrew Simpson, officially opens at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy today (Friday 9th May).

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LISTEN: Abby's Weekly News Round Up

Missed what's happened this week...? Find out why Weymouth could lose Condor, where a large heath fire broke out in Dorset and what's happened to officially announce Summer in the county! (3rd-9th May)


Businesses In Dorchester Warned Over Fake £20 Notes

Police are warning businesses in Dorchester to be on the look-out for fake £20 notes after an attempt to use one at Goulds.

Weymouth Summer Panto 2014

Summer Panto In Weymouth? Oh No There's Not - Oh Yes There Is!

Weymouth Pavilion is bringing back an old summer seaside favourite. The community venue will be hosting a summer Panto this year - written especially for the resort called "Pirates Of The Pavilion."

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Bridport Student Wins Top Scholarship

Walter Goodwin is leading the way in the next generation of civil engineers. He's been awarded a top scholarship for his studies and will be funded through University by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

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Greenhill Gardens Petition Handed Over

A petition to save Greenhill Gardens in Weymouth from redevelopment is being handed in to the Borough Council today in the hope that it will trigger a full council debate.

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