Polls

Open Polls

What's your favourite season?

What's your favourite season?

AutumnVote!
25%
SpringVote!
22%
SummerVote!
31%
WinterVote!
22%

Poll is open from 20th September 2019 12:00pm until 31st December 2019 11:59pm.


Wessex FM Vouchers

What kind of vouchers would you like more of?

Days OutVote!
26%
Events & ShowsVote!
21%
Health & WellbeingVote!
14%
Hotel StaysVote!
18%
Meals OutVote!
21%

Poll is open from 27th August 2019 8:00am until 27th October 2019 11:59pm.


Do you like the design for Weymouth's new seafront lights?

NOVote!
YESVote!

Poll is open from 6th August 2018 7:56am until 1st January 2038 12:00am.

The votes so far will be displayed once you have voted!


Do you want snow in Dorset this winter?

NoVote!
YesVote!

Poll is open from 10th December 2017 10:26am until 1st January 2038 12:00am.

The votes so far will be displayed once you have voted!


Which design is the best?

AVote!
BVote!
CVote!

Poll is open from 15th November 2017 11:46am until 1st January 2038 12:00am.

The votes so far will be displayed once you have voted!


Which ad is the winner for you?

AldiVote!
ArgosVote!
AsdaVote!
Currys PC WorldVote!
DebenhamsVote!
House of FraserVote!
John LewisVote!
Marks & SpencerVote!
Sky CinemaVote!
TescoVote!
Toys 'R' UsVote!
VeryVote!
WaitroseVote!

Poll is open from 8th November 2017 6:19pm until 1st January 2038 12:00am.

The votes so far will be displayed once you have voted!


Do you think having a petrol station at Asda in Weymouth is a good idea?

NoVote!
YesVote!

Poll is open from 24th March 2016 10:44am until 1st January 2038 12:00am.

The votes so far will be displayed once you have voted!


Recently Closed Polls

Do you think fiver parties are a good idea?

No
Yes

Poll was open from 11th February 2019 12:00am until 15th February 2019 12:00am.


Do you think motorists convicted of drink driving should be named and shamed?

NO
YES

Poll was open from 26th November 2018 9:45am until 30th November 2018 9:00am.


Biggest Fail Video

Thank you for voting!

No. 1
50%
No. 2
50%

Poll was open from 12th December 2017 2:16pm until 31st January 2018 11:55pm.


Did you despair at turning 40?

No, I embraced it like a boss and am rocking the decade!
Yes, it made me want to hide from civilisation.

Poll was open from 1st November 2017 6:00am until 30th November 2017 11:59pm.


Should mental health education be made compulsory in schools?

Maybe
No
Yes

Poll was open from 6th November 2017 9:00am until 6th November 2017 5:00pm.


Do you agree with the latest strike action by Junior Doctors?

I don't know
No
Yes

Poll was open from 26th April 2016 12:00am until 28th April 2016 12:00am.


Do you think you will be better off or worse off after today's budget?

Better Off
Worse Off

Poll was open from 16th March 2016 7:00am until 16th March 2016 4:00pm.


When do you open your Christmas presents?

Thank you for your vote!

All on Christmas Day
92%
All on Christmas Eve
2%
Some on Christmas Eve
6%

Poll was open from 15th December 2015 12:00am until 24th December 2015 11:59pm.


How much Christmas shopping have you done?

I haven't done any - HEEEELLLP!
I've done all of it!
I've done some.

Poll was open from 20th December 2015 12:00am until 24th December 2015 3:00pm.


What was the best telly show of the 1990s?

Beavis & Butthead
Beverley Hills 90210
Cold Feet
ER
Friends
Live & Kicking
TFI Friday
The Big Breakfast
The Wonder Years
The Word

Poll was open from 20th September 2015 12:00am until 27th September 2015 11:59pm.


What was your favourite 80s movie?

Back To The Future
Dirty Dancing
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Ghostbusters
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Terminator
The Breakfast Club
Top Gun

Poll was open from 14th September 2015 12:00am until 20th September 2015 11:59pm.


What was your favourite toy from the 1970s?

Atari game console
Etch-a-Sketch
Roller Skates
Spacehopper
Spirograph
Star Wars action figures
Stretch Armstrong

Poll was open from 7th September 2015 12:00am until 13th September 2015 11:59pm.


Dirty Dancing or Top Gun?

Dirty Dancing
Top Gun

Poll was open from 3rd September 2015 12:00am until 7th September 2015 11:59pm.


Teachers on Strike, do you agree?

No
Yes

Poll was open from 28th March 2014 12:00am until 29th March 2014 11:59pm.


Do you agree with proposals to erect five wind turbines at Tolpuddle?

No
Yes

Poll was open from 16th February 2014 12:00am until 28th February 2014 11:59pm.


After being frozen for eight years at £2, do you agree with the decision to increase all day parking to £4 at the long stay Market car park in Dorchester from April?

Thanks for voting!

No
81%
Yes
19%

Poll was open from 31st January 2014 12:00am until 28th February 2014 11:59pm.


What do you think about the 'Great Western' grafitti under the railway bridge on Damers Rd in Dorchester?

Thanks for voting!

Get rid of it
7%
I like it - it should stay
93%

Poll was open from 4th February 2014 12:00am until 15th February 2014 11:59pm.


What do you think of proposals to make High West Street in Dorchester one way, from the Top O' Town roundabout down to Church Street? Wessex FM will keep you up to date with progress of the plans...

Thanks for voting!

Bad idea
63%
Good idea
37%

Poll was open from 22nd January 2014 12:00am until 9th February 2014 11:59pm.


Do you think there are enough measures in place to help prevent flooding in Dorset?

Thanks for voting!

No
76%
Yes
24%

Poll was open from 13th January 2014 12:00am until 25th January 2014 11:59pm.


According to Shelter, many people in the South West are worried they won't be able to pay their rent or mortgage this year. Are you?

Thanks for voting!

No
61%
Yes
39%

Poll was open from 3rd January 2014 12:00am until 18th January 2014 11:59pm.


A number of pubs and clubs in Weymouth have signed up to a scheme to stop selling alcohol by 5am, to prevent crossover with families in town at the start of the day. What do you think?

Thanks for voting

Great idea
26%
They should close even earlier
71%
They should stay open as long as they want
3%

Poll was open from 19th December 2013 12:00am until 31st December 2013 11:59pm.


Do you agree with local firefighters going on strike this weekend? FBU members will walk out in a row over pensions.

Thanks for voting

No
46%
Yes
54%

Poll was open from 12th December 2013 12:00am until 15th December 2013 11:59pm.


An under 10's football coach has been sacked for telling parents the most important thing for his team was winning. Do you think he has a point, or should sport for kids be just about taking part and having fun?

Thanks for voting

It should be about taking part
67%
It should be about winning
33%

Poll was open from 5th December 2013 12:00am until 9th December 2013 11:59pm.


Following England's thrashing at the hands of Australia in the first test, do you think we can still retain the Ashes?

Thanks for voting

No
31%
Yes
69%

Poll was open from 25th November 2013 12:00am until 6th December 2013 11:59pm.


Dorset Police will be sharing names of those caught drink driving this Christmas with Wessex FM. Should they be named and shamed?

No
Yes

Poll was open from 29th November 2013 12:00am until 3rd December 2013 11:59pm.


Who should win Strictly?

Thanks for voting

Abbey
18%
Ashley
4%
Ben
6%
Natalie
11%
Patrick
11%
Susannah
50%

Poll was open from 19th November 2013 12:00am until 30th November 2013 11:59pm.


When should we start playing Christmas songs on Wessex FM?

Thanks for voting!

A couple of weeks before Christmas!
43%
From 1st December!
47%
NOW!
10%

Poll was open from 6th November 2013 12:00am until 16th November 2013 11:59pm.


Do you think the return of the Victorian Night is good news for Weymouth? It'll be returning on Friday 6th December.

Thanks for voting!

No
14%
Yes
86%

Poll was open from 24th October 2013 12:00am until 31st October 2013 11:59pm.


Do you agree with children going 'Trick Or Treating' this Halloween?

Thanks for voting!

No
56%
Yes
44%

Poll was open from 29th October 2013 12:00am until 31st October 2013 11:59pm.


Will you change your supermarket shopping habits now Sainsbury's have opened a new store in Weymouth?

Thanks for voting!

No - I'll stick to my regular supermarket
56%
Yes - I'll try it out
44%

Poll was open from 16th October 2013 12:00am until 31st October 2013 11:59pm.


Following comments by England footballer Jack Wilshere about selection for the national team, do you agree that footballers who play for England should be born here?

Thanks for voting!

No
10%
Yes
90%

Poll was open from 11th October 2013 12:00am until 18th October 2013 11:59pm.


There's strike action by teachers at many schools in Dorset today. Members of the NUT and NASUWT are striking over changing workloads and plans to introduce performance related pay. Do you agree with the strikes?

Thanks for voting!

No
72%
Yes
28%

Poll was open from 17th October 2013 12:00am until 17th October 2013 5:00pm.


Do you agree with Labour leader Ed Miliband that the Daily Mail crossed a line with their article about his father, describing Ralph Miliband as 'The Man Who Hated Britain'?

Thanks for voting!

I agree
I don't agree

Poll was open from 3rd October 2013 12:00am until 11th October 2013 11:59pm.


What do you think of payday loan companies?

Thanks for voting!

I'd consider using one
3%
I've had a bad experience
4%
I've had a good experience
1%
I would never use them
93%

Poll was open from 23rd September 2013 12:00am until 4th October 2013 11:59pm.


Proposed new car parking charges in Bridport will lead to better traffic circulation and more spaces for shoppers, say councillors. What do you think about the plans?

Thanks for voting!

I agree - there should be charges
23%
I disagree - keep things as they are
77%

Poll was open from 16th September 2013 12:00am until 29th September 2013 11:59pm.


The annual autumn ratings battle is under way on Saturday night telly! What's your pick of what's on offer?

Thanks for voting!

Stepping Out
6%
Strictly Come Dancing
62%
X Factor
32%

Poll was open from 8th September 2013 12:00am until 22nd September 2013 11:59pm.


What's been your favourite 'feel good factor' of the summer?

Andy Murray at Wimbledon
Prince George born
The Heatwave

Poll was open from 23rd August 2013 12:00am until 9th September 2013 11:59pm.


As newspaper sales decline, would you subscribe to a newspaper website to get your news? (Of course, it will always be free with Wessex FM!)

Thanks for voting!

No
60%
Yes
40%

Poll was open from 14th August 2013 12:00am until 31st August 2013 11:59pm.


There are lots of celebrations locally to mark one year since the Olympic Games being held here. But has it encouraged you to do more sport in the past twelve months?

Thanks for voting!

No
78%
Yes
22%

Poll was open from 31st July 2013 12:00am until 11th August 2013 11:59pm.


The school summer holidays begin this week, with kids off for six weeks!

Thanks for voting!

Can't wait to spend lots of time with them!
60%
I'm dreading it!
40%

Poll was open from 23rd July 2013 12:00am until 31st July 2013 11:59pm.


So the Great Kate Wait is nearly over! Where's your money?

Thanks for voting!

It'll be a Boy!
36%
It'll be a Girl!
64%

Poll was open from 22nd July 2013 12:00am until 23rd July 2013 12:59am.


Are you loving the heatwave?

Thanks for voting!

No!
31%
Yes!
69%

Poll was open from 16th July 2013 12:00am until 22nd July 2013 11:59pm.


Arise Sir Andy! Do you think that Wimbledon hero Andy Murray deserves a knighthood?

Thanks for voting!

No
69%
Yes
31%

Poll was open from 8th July 2013 12:00am until 15th July 2013 11:59pm.


Our latest Soundcheck survey has an '1980's v 1990's' theme - grab a cuppa and rate the music now! Which decade gets your thumbs up?

Thanks for voting!

Eighties
71%
Ninetines
29%

Poll was open from 27th June 2013 12:00am until 12th July 2013 11:59pm.


He reached the final last year, then won Olympic Gold and the US Open - but do you think Andy Murray will finally win Wimbledon this year?

Thanks for voting!

No
62%
Yes
38%

Poll was open from 15th June 2013 12:00am until 30th June 2013 11:59pm.


Where are you going on holiday this year?

Thanks for voting!

Abroad
35%
In the UK
29%
I won't be taking a summer holiday
36%

Poll was open from 30th May 2013 12:00am until 10th June 2013 11:59pm.


Businesses in Weymouth are being invited to vote on being part of a new Business Improvement District, or BID. Do you think firms in the town should support it?

Thanks for voting!

I don't know what it is
28%
No
16%
Yes
56%

Poll was open from 12th May 2013 12:00am until 24th May 2013 11:59pm.


What's your favourite decade for music?

Thanks for voting!

Eighties
33%
Nineties
11%
Noughties and now
17%
Seventies
17%
Sixties
23%

Poll was open from 4th May 2013 12:00am until 18th May 2013 11:59pm.


Do you think Liverpool footballer Luis Suarez deserves the ten match ban he got for biting an opponent?

Thanks for voting!

It should have been longer!
55%
No, it's too harsh
11%
Yes, the punishment fits the crime
35%

Poll was open from 25th April 2013 12:00am until 30th April 2013 11:59pm.


It's been suggested that school terms should be longer and children get shorter holidays. Do you think that this is a good idea?

Thanks for voting!

No
45%
Yes
55%

Poll was open from 19th April 2013 12:00am until 26th April 2013 11:59pm.


There have been mixed opinions on the way Baroness Thatcher led Britain throughout her time as Prime Minister. How do you remember her political legacy?

Thanks for voting!

Negatively
47%
Positively
53%

Poll was open from 9th April 2013 12:00am until 16th April 2013 11:59pm.


Do you get your recommended five portions of fruit and veg every day?

Thanks for voting!

No
78%
Yes
22%

Poll was open from 8th April 2013 12:00am until 15th April 2013 11:59pm.


Do you agree with the changes in housing benefits that are now in force - the so called 'bedroom tax'?

Thanks for voting!

Don't know about it
8%
No
50%
Yes
42%

Poll was open from 2nd April 2013 12:00am until 7th April 2013 11:59pm.


David Bowie is creating headlines with his new album and exhibition. Are you a fan?

Thanks for voting

No
62%
Yes
38%

Poll was open from 23rd March 2013 12:00am until 30th March 2013 11:59pm.


Three weeks in, are you still watching Dorset based drama Broadchurch on ITV?

Thanks for voting!

No
29%
Yes
71%

Poll was open from 19th March 2013 12:00am until 24th March 2013 11:59pm.


With another budget coming very soon, how do you think you might be affected?

Thanks for voting

About the same
17%
Better off
2%
Worse off
80%

Poll was open from 13th March 2013 12:00am until 18th March 2013 11:59pm.


Do you agree with the proposed cull of badgers (including at sites in Dorset) in a bid to prevent the spread of bovine TB?

Thanks for voting!

No
54%
Yes
46%

Poll was open from 1st March 2013 12:00am until 10th March 2013 11:59pm.


According to a study, 40% of people feel stress at work. Do you?

Thanks for voting!

No
24%
Yes
76%

Poll was open from 27th February 2013 12:00am until 6th March 2013 11:59pm.


There's been a campaign running recently in Dorset for more blood donors. Do you give blood?

I would but don't know where to go
No
Yes

Poll was open from 21st February 2013 12:00am until 28th February 2013 11:59pm.


Should those accused of sex crimes have the right to anonymity, as well as the victims?

Thanks for voting!

No
60%
Yes
40%

Poll was open from 19th February 2013 12:00am until 26th February 2013 11:59pm.


Have you changed your shopping habits in the wake of the horsemeat scandal?

Thanks for voting!

No
64%
Yes
36%

Poll was open from 15th February 2013 12:00am until 22nd February 2013 11:59pm.


Which option should Weymouth & Portland Borough Council take with the Pavilion?

Thanks for voting

Continue as it is
20%
Demolish and redevelop the site
34%
Lease for community use
36%
Lease/sell at best price
10%

Poll was open from 1st February 2013 12:00am until 15th February 2013 11:59pm.


Would you support a small rise in your council tax bill to help improve policing in Dorset?

Thanks for voting

No
57%
Yes
43%

Poll was open from 7th February 2013 12:00am until 14th February 2013 11:59pm.


The number of hours that CCTV operate could be cut in Dorset to save money. Do you agree with the idea?

Thanks for voting

No
85%
Yes
15%

Poll was open from 25th January 2013 12:00am until 1st February 2013 11:59pm.


Do you agree with plans to restrict free bus travel for pensioners to off peak times?

Thanks for voting

No - they should be able to travel anytime
44%
Yes - the council needs to save money
56%

Poll was open from 15th January 2013 12:00am until 22nd January 2013 11:59pm.


The Sealife Tower is reporting poor visitor numbers. What do you think?

Thanks for voting!

It's good
16%
It's not very good
16%
I've not been up it
68%

Poll was open from 7th January 2013 12:00am until 21st January 2013 11:59pm.


Some local libraries are being handed over to teams of volunteers. When was the last time you used a Dorset library?

Thanks for voting!

In the past month
26%
In the past six months
12%
Not for the past six months
62%

Poll was open from 30th December 2012 12:00am until 12th January 2013 11:59pm.


Do you make New Year's Resolutions?

Thanks for voting!

No
Yes

Poll was open from 28th December 2012 12:00am until 31st December 2012 11:59pm.


Do you think there should be an end to Page 3 models in tabloid newspapers?

Thanks for voting!

No
43%
Yes
57%

Poll was open from 17th December 2012 12:00am until 28th December 2012 11:59pm.


Sprouts with Christmas dinner?

Thanks for voting!

No way!
25%
Of course!
75%

Poll was open from 9th December 2012 12:00am until 14th December 2012 11:59pm.


Do you agree with the Leveson Report that there should be a law to support a new independent body to oversee standards in the press?

Thanks for voting!

No
18%
Yes
82%

Poll was open from 3rd December 2012 12:00am until 9th December 2012 11:59pm.


As you heard first on Wessex FM, Weymouth & Portland Borough Council need to make major savings. Do you think the Pavilion should be sacrificed as part of cost cutting plans?

Thanks for voting

No
78%
Yes
22%

Poll was open from 27th November 2012 12:00am until 6th December 2012 11:59pm.


We're playing our first Christmas Song on Saturday at 8am. What should it be?

Thanks for voting!

All I Want For Christmas Is You
11%
Fairytale of New York
46%
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
18%
Last Christmas
9%
Merry Xmas Everybody
16%

Poll was open from 28th November 2012 12:00am until 1st December 2012 8:00am.


Do you think Sunday trading laws should be relaxed in the run up to Christmas?

Thanks for voting

No
31%
Yes
69%

Poll was open from 23rd November 2012 12:00am until 28th November 2012 11:59pm.


Following our reports on Wessex FM, do you think Weymouth FC should move to a new ground at Lodmoor Park?

Thanks for voting

No
46%
Yes
54%

Poll was open from 20th November 2012 12:00am until 26th November 2012 11:59pm.


Do you think the Esplanade in Weymouth should be car free during the summer season, as it was during the Olympics?

Thanks for voting

No
49%
Yes
51%

Poll was open from 16th November 2012 12:00am until 22nd November 2012 11:59pm.


Have you lost trust in the BBC?

Thankyou for voting

No
57%
Yes
43%

Poll was open from 12th November 2012 12:00am until 16th November 2012 11:59pm.


Will you be voting in the PCC elections today?

Thanks for voting!

I don't know what they are
17%
No
34%
Yes
48%

Poll was open from 15th November 2012 12:00am until 15th November 2012 11:59pm.


Philip Schofield has been slammed for handing David Cameron a list of alleged sex offenders live on TV. What do you think?

This poll is closed

He was irresponsible
57%
He was right to bring it up
43%

Poll was open from 9th November 2012 12:00am until 13th November 2012 11:59pm.


Do you feel you know enough about the local Police & Crime Commisioner elections next week? (Don't forget our profiles on the candidates on Wessex At One every day this week)

This poll is closed

No
89%
Yes
11%

Poll was open from 5th November 2012 12:00am until 9th November 2012 11:59pm.


The new Odeon cinema is open in Dorchester. There's a campaign to support the independent Plaza instead. Will you boycott the new cinema?

This poll is closed

No
26%
Yes
74%

Poll was open from 27th October 2012 12:00am until 3rd November 2012 11:59pm.


Dorchester Town entertain League 2 Plymouth Argyle in the first round of the FA Cup. Can the Magpies cause a shock and be FA Cup giant killers?

This poll is now closed

No
31%
Yes
69%

Poll was open from 21st October 2012 12:00am until 31st October 2012 11:59pm.


West Dorset District Council (WDDC) are considering using £2m of taxpayers money to subsidise the development of Charles Street in Dorchester. Do you think the public should be consulted before that decision is made?

This poll is now closed

No
12%
Yes
88%

Poll was open from 11th October 2012 12:00am until 18th October 2012 11:59pm.


Strictly returned to beat the X Factor in the ratings at the weekend. What's your preference?

This poll is now closed.

Strictly Come Dancing
68%
X Factor
32%

Poll was open from 7th October 2012 12:00am until 14th October 2012 11:59pm.


It's fifty years since the Beatles released their first single, Love Me Do. Which of these Beatles songs do you like the best?

This poll is now closed

Hey Jude
27%
I Want To Hold Your Hand
18%
Let It Be
26%
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
10%
Strawberry Fields Forever
10%
Yesterday
10%

Poll was open from 3rd October 2012 12:00am until 8th October 2012 11:59pm.


The crumbling harbour wall in Weymouth will cost an estimated £4m to fix - more than double than first thought. Is it worth Weymouth & Portland Borough Council spending so much money getting it fixed?

This poll is now closed.

No
17%
Yes
83%

Poll was open from 30th September 2012 12:00am until 5th October 2012 11:59pm.


We're being encouraged to spend £5 on brushing up our Highway Code with the Road Safety Team from Dorset County Council. Would you do it?

This poll is now closed.

No
48%
Yes
52%

Poll was open from 20th September 2012 12:00am until 27th September 2012 11:59pm.


Who should be Sports Personality of the Year?

This poll is now closed

Andy Murray
26%
Bradley Wiggins
28%
David Weir
7%
Jessica Ennis
19%
Mo Farrah
14%
Other
3%
Sir Chris Hoy
3%

Poll was open from 11th September 2012 12:00am until 21st September 2012 11:59pm.