Weymouth and Portland News

Virtual Quayfest Music Festival

April 6th, 2020|Weymouth and Portland News|

Local musicians, pub and bar owners, and digital experts have joined together to create a 12-hour online music festival to help keep people at home and raise funds for the Dorset County Hospital Charity.  From midday to midnight on Sunday 12th April, top names such as The Voice finalist Lauren Bannon, The Leggomen, Powley, and [...]

Journey Through Time Leaflet Download

September 4th, 2019|Weymouth and Portland News|

Hot on the heels of the recent launch of the Weymouth and Portland Journey Through Time Video a leaflet has been produced to help visitors discover more of the areas rich heritage. It will shortly be distributed and available at a number of visitor information points throughout the area. A printable PDF copy of [...]

Making Weymouth Plastic Free

August 29th, 2019|Weymouth and Portland News|

Shalims Indian Restaurant is joining forces with Weymouth BID, WPCC, Weymouth Town Council, Booker Wholesale and Plastic Pollution Awareness to help make Weymouth A Plastic Free Community. ‘Plastic Free Communities’ is a movement set up by Surfer’s `Against Sewage, with the aim of reducing the amount of single use plastic we all use. So far, [...]

Myths and Legends of Church Ope Cove.

August 5th, 2019|Weymouth and Portland News|

A bid by Portland Museum to Arts Council England has resulted in an exciting award of £27,600 to research and reveal the dramatic history, myths and legends of Church Ope Cove. Working in partnership with b-side and help from the local community, the project will lead to greater understanding of the original gateway to the [...]

Weymouth Carnival Air Displays 2018

August 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 [...]