Weymouth and Portland News

Helping Make Weymouth Plastic Free

2019-08-29T14:23:54+00:00August 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, [...]

Weymouth Taxi Firm Causes a Stir With Pride Fleet

2019-07-04T17:11:51+00:00July 4th, 2019|Weymouth and Portland News|

Weymouth’s largest taxi firm, Weyline Taxis, have caused quite a stir with their Pride inspired taxi fleet. A rainbow minibus and fleet of cars joined Weyline’s 90 taxis, proudly displaying the Pride rainbow flag.   Ian Ferguson, Managing Director of Weyline Taxis, tells us more: “When the organisers of Weymouth Pride approached me with their idea, [...]

Weymouth & Portland Pride Main Stage Headline Acts Announced

2019-04-26T09:44:33+00:00April 26th, 2019|Weymouth and Portland News|

Weymouth & Portland Pride have announced their line up & JLS singer Aston Merrygold is headlining their main stage!  Its Official – The very first Weymouth & Portland Pride has launched over the Easter weekend and the mainstage line up has been announced!!  Former JLS band member Aston Merrygold, will headline the mainstage on Saturday [...]

Business Steps In To Open New Weymouth Tourist Information Centre

2019-07-04T17:20:49+00:00February 21st, 2019|Weymouth and Portland News|

Did you know that visitors to Weymouth and Portland spend over 218 million pounds a year, with over 5 million day visits to West Dorset alone? And until recently, surprisingly, there was no dedicated Tourist Information Centre in the town. That was until local company, Dorset Cottage Holidays, stepped up to the mark and opened a [...]

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 [...]