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Individuals Being Commemorated in Dorset for Pages of the Sea

2018-11-02T16:05:59+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 [...]

Meet the Memo Project Team Drop In Sessions on Portland

2018-09-26T13:17:23+00:00September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized, Weymouth and Portland News|

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 [...]

Weymouth Carnival Air Displays 2018

2018-08-12T15:50:47+00:00August 12th, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 Beach Wins Yet More Awards …

2018-05-17T12:15:55+00:00May 17th, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 invited to exhibition of seafront lighting concept

2018-05-10T12:42:42+00:00May 10th, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 [...]

Give it a Go

2018-03-09T11:27:10+00:00March 8th, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 Launches Exciting New Website

2018-02-27T15:47:59+00:00February 27th, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 [...]

Weymouth Indian restaurant joins forces with local college to expand students cooking horizons

2018-02-07T16:07:41+00:00February 7th, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 [...]

Pennsylvania Castle shortlisted in National Wedding Awards – ‘Best Castle Wedding Venue’ category  

2018-02-07T13:28:33+00:00February 7th, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

− 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 Set to be Another Record Breaker

2018-01-31T22:44:20+00:00January 31st, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 [...]

What’s on in Weymouth 2018 Events and Festivals Quick Reference

2018-02-23T07:48:40+00:00January 28th, 2018|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 [...]

Radipole Park and Gardens Awarded Development Funding …

2017-12-15T20:09:52+00:00December 15th, 2017|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 [...]

CBeebies’ Octonauts return for a new adventure at SEA LIFE Weymouth

2017-07-26T14:38:48+00:00July 26th, 2017|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 best clubs, pubs and bars celibrate

2017-06-16T09:12:55+00:00June 16th, 2017|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 Chippy Shows Great Support for Julia’s House Children’s Hospice

2016-10-13T12:07:46+00:00October 13th, 2016|Weymouth and Portland News|

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 [...]