Restaurant owner Shellie Hind is re launching her Weymouth harbourside restaurant, “No. 4” (previously Oasis Bistro & Wine Room, Trinity Road, Weymouth), with a brand new look and menu. As President of Weymouth & Portland Chamber Of Commerce Shellie Hind believes passionately about sourcing locally, which has led her to select expert European Chef Jason [...]
The play area is suitable for children aged from three to 12 years. It includes a climbing hut, a seesaw, a trampoline, a combination swing, as well as many pieces of equipment suitable for children with disabilities.
With thanks to: South West IT, Dan Roads, Bibis Home, Rolly's Fudge Shop, Elephant Road, Bear Shop, Fantastic Sausage Factory, Limelight Boutique, Pure Hair & Beauty, Fiona Penny Sunflowers, Wessex Aerials FM
Saturday 1 December the entire town centre comes alive with the main attraction being a fantastic Giant Snow Globe outside Debenhams, where people will be instantly transported - for free - to their very own Christmas Wonderland.
Every year thousands of people line the harbour at Weymouth to witness this annual Lions event which has become a landmark event for the town. 498 swimmers took the plunge last year, which was a record, raising over £20,000* for a whole host of national and local charities.
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council have thanked everyone who entered the #loveweyportparks2018 photography competition this year.
INDIVIDUALS ANNOUNCED TO BE COMMEMORATED WITH SAND PORTRAITS AT WEYMOUTH AND LYME REGIS FOR DANNY BOYLE’S ARMISTICE COMMISSION Private Stanley McDougall VC and Rifleman Kulbir Thapa VC, who served in the First World War, will be commemorated in large-scale sand portraits for Danny Boyle’s Armistice commission Pages of the Sea in Dorset. On Sunday 11 [...]
Pages of the Sea ... Danny Boyle’s commission for 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of Armistice Day will be taking place on Weymouth Beach on 11 November. On 11 November 2018, the public is invited to gather on beaches across the UK for an informal, nationwide gesture of [...]
After one of the best Summers in recent history, Weymouth’s thriving restaurant scene is booming and three local business are celebrating international recognition from the worlds largest travel site* TripAdvisor
In October 2017 Jurassica and the Memo Project joined forces in a partnership with Eden Project International Limited to develop a world class visitor destination on Portland . Keen to inform the public at all stages of the planning and development the project team have arranged the following public drop in sessions on Portland [...]
Councillors have backed ambitious plans to breathe fresh life into the landmark Weymouth Peninsula site. Members of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council’s Management Committee voted in favour of progressing the regeneration scheme when they met today, Tuesday 18 September. Iconic site [...]
Weymouth town centre is officially celebrating after receiving the news that we have been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag accreditation. We have been awarded this for our evening and night-time economy. Blue, Green… and now Purple! Similar to the Blue Flag award for beaches and the Green Flag award for gardens, already held in Weymouth, [...]
There was much disappointment this year when the Carnival Committee announced that the expected display by The RAF Red Arrows wouldn't be taking place on carnival day due to scheduling issues with the Red Arrows team. The carnival organisers have worked hard though to arrange an alternative airshow for Carnival Day on Wednesday 15 [...]
Weymouth and Portland Council have appointed b-side – a local arts organisation based in Dorset – to help us deliver an exciting new art installation in Weymouth. The aim is to deliver a high-quality, creative enhancement in the town centre. The team at b-side have a wealth of experience of commissioning both permanent, and temporary, public [...]
John Schlesinger's version of Thomas Hardy's Far From The Madding Crowd was filmed mainly on location in Dorset in 1965, a number of scenes were shot in and around Weymouth. These included the circus scenes shot at Coombe Valley and this one shot on Weymouth [...]
This year Weymouth and Portland’s Parks and Gardens have some really exciting events planned from music to art to teddy bear’s picnics - there is something for everyone to enjoy! As most of these events are free, the whole family can come and enjoy a cheap and fun day out. There are 10 parks and [...]
Weymouth's new seafront lighting scheme gets a little closer today with an open forum at Weymouth Library today (18 May) and tomorrow (19 May) where all are invited to come and talk to the designers and feed their ideas into the design process.
This year environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy is presenting 190 awards to England’s very best beaches, including 65 international Blue Flags and 125 Seaside Awards (eight more than last year), with 42 beaches achieving both awards. This includes awards to Weymouth & Portland Borough Council’s Weymouth Beach. Weymouth Beach joins the country’s very best beaches, [...]
Weymouth residents will soon get their first peek at the potential new lighting scheme for the esplanade, as an exhibition is being planned to share the designers’ ideas and invite involvement from the community in shaping the lighting effects being displayed. Pictured above One aspect of the Weymouth Lighting concept The exhibition follows an initial [...]
Paul Atterbury was interviewed on Radio Solent this morning talking about how art and culture can improve the town. Images on this page The Boat Project 2012 and Nothe Fort Sound and Light Spectacular 2014 https://www.love-weymouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/radio-solent.mp3
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Weymouth is leading the charge for Joe Diomede's great idea! Pop into 'Cobblekeys 'n' Tees Gift Shop' in the town. Buy a badge with a minimum donation of 50p - pin it on! Get a couple to hand out - put 'em in your pocket! Look out for each other and see what happens! Phones Down - Heads Up [...]
Weymouth based Dream Cottages have announced the launch of their brand new website. Packed full of exciting new features, such as holiday inspiration, things to do and town guides, it really is your 'one stop shop' for all things Dorset and includes a wide selection of superior holiday properties in Weymouth and Portland. They have redesigned individual property [...]
A couple of years ago location shooting took place on the sea wall at Chiswell on Portland for a new movie staring Colin Firth based on the story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The film went on release on 9 February more information can be found [...]
Sujon Mia – award-winning Head Chef at Shalims Balti House Weymouth – is joining forces with Weymouth College’s catering and hospitality students to create a night of Indian Cuisine at the College’s HIX Academy Restaurant on Wednesday 21st February. Sujon will work with the students throughout the day delivering a masterclass in Indian cooking under the [...]
− Hitched reveal the UK’s finalists in Wedding Awards − Perfect Wedding, You & Your Wedding and Hitched have joined forces to recognise the UK's very best wedding suppliers with The Wedding Awards 2018. The shortlist has been announced and flying the flag for Portland, Dorset is Pennsylvania Castle. A finalist for the UK’s ‘Best [...]
Portland Port’s 2018 cruise season is going to be another record breaker with the greatest number of cruise calls and passengers to date. Overall the port is expecting to handle 32 cruise ships bringing nearly 39,000 passengers into Portland. Over the last 10 years the numbers have grown substantially from just 4 calls and 2,000 [...]
Report by Peter Lythgoe of Zippmedia on the volunteers open day held at Weymouth's Nothe Fort in late January. If you're a local this may encourage you to volunteer to be one of their eighty strong volunteer team, all manner of skills are sought after so there's opportunities for all. For visitors it's a [...]
Our what's on in Weymouth events listings are updated most days so for the latest Weymouth events 2018 news please be sure to check out our Weymouth Events 2018 pages. For your convenience we include here a quick reference guide to what's on in Weymouth and Portland during 2018. As we receive more information these events will be [...]
A plan to restore Radipole Park and Gardens has received a major boost after securing initial National Lottery support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Big Lottery Fund. It was announced yesterday (14th) that an application for first round funding has been approved. The application for a development grant was made by the Friends of [...]
Following a recent prize win from Weymouth BID during its 'Jurassic Egg Hunt & Roarsome Dino Day!’. Local chippy Fish ’n’ Fritz have decided to donate their £50 prize to local charity ‘The Bus Shelter Dorset’. For the last three years Paul Hay the owner of Fish ’n’ Fritz, Market Street, Weymouth has been running [...]
SEA LIFE Weymouth has announced that the Octonauts will be returning for a brand new deep sea adventure from Saturday July 29 until Monday August 28. The much anticipated Octo-Glow Explorers event will offer children and their families the chance to join CBeebies’ most intrepid ocean explorers on a special mission to uncover the secret [...]
Weymouth’s award winning Indian restaurant, Shalims Balti House has taken a bold leap into brewing with the launch of it’s very own premium lager ‘Anokha’ ( अनोखा ) which means ‘Unique’ in Hindi was the brain child of Shalim Abdul the owner of Shalims Balti House. Shalim says “We have been serving the traditional lagers [...]
Following the Record Breaking success of last year’s Christmas Pantomime JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, Made-to-Measure Productions are delighted be returning to the Weymouth Pavilion with a brand new Swashbuckling Professional Pantomime production of PIRATES OF THE PAVILION this summer!
Greenhill Gardens and Sandsfoot Gardens in Weymouth and Easton Gardens in Portland are among the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The gardens today all received a prestigious Green Flag Award from environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy. The award recognises and rewards the best parks and green spaces across the country. [...]
Weymouth's first Night LIVE Awards, sponsored by Weyline, celebrating live music and venues in Weymouth took place last night at Ayya Bars following a last minute change of venue after it became apparent that the new awards had created so much interest that there just wasn't going to be room for everyone who wanted to [...]
A competition has been launched to celebrate the beauty of Weymouth and Portland’s parks and gardens. People are being asked to go to their local park or garden, take a photograph and post it on Twitter or Instagram using either #loveweyportparks The best snap, judged by Mayor of Weymouth & Portland Cllr Kevin Brookes, will [...]
Weymouth’s best pubs and clubs celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony last night. The ceremony held on Thursday (15/6) celebrated the success of venues who have achieved the nationally recognised ‘Best Bar None’ accreditation. Those celebrating a gold accreditation include the Gloucestor Pub, which was judged the overall winner. Other venues that also achieved a [...]
Weymouth welcomes dogs and their owners but in common with most seaside resorts has restrictions on what parts of the beach dogs can be exercised on during the holiday season. Dogs are allowed in most public areas including the Esplanade providing they are kept on a lead, in certain [...]
Weymouth is one of the most popular destinations in the UK for charter boat angling and it's easy to see why in this video in which anglers show of their catches and David Gibson skipper owner of the fast offshore angling boat The MeerKat gives details of what you can expect to catch all year round and [...]
Award winning Weymouth Fish & Chip shop Fish n Fritz presented Mrs Brenda Bonwell B.E.M., the former Chairwoman of the Weymouth & Portland Friends of Julia’s House Children's Hospice, Group with a cheque for £250. Fish n Fritz raised the money by taking part in Julia’s House Chip Shop Challenge that saw chip shops from [...]
It's that time of year again when the evenings are drawing in, the air is crisp and clear bringing mind blowing sunsets and sunrises and the crowds have gone away. Yes Autumn's here and a short break in Weymouth is a fabulous way to enjoy it. So lucky for these type of [...]