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 [...]
The community is central to the Council’s delivery, even more so now where we are all experiencing significant impacts on our lives. These are difficult times for everyone, but YOUR Town Council is here to help you where we can. Today, 1st April 2020, Weymouth Town Council is celebrating one [...]
On 20 March 2020 the UK Government instructed all Restaurants, Bars, Clubs and Pubs to cease trading for an unspecified amount of time in an effort to minimise the spread of the Corona virus. Many businesses that have closed will now be looking now at ways to provide either [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Greenhill Gardens and Sandsfoot Gardens in Weymouth have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as two of the very best in the world.
The final day for submitting your entries for Weymouth and Portland Pride Parade is Friday 5 July.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The event will take place July 26th-28th and promises to be a celebration of equality, diversity, community and all that this great area has to offer. The weekend of events is expected to attract thousands of visitors eager to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere.
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 [...]
Last summer you may have joined b-side on a WalkTalkArt event, as part of a public consultation conducted by b-side on behalf of Weymouth & Portland Borough Council. The walks gave residents an opportunity to discuss ideas with others around what type of art, and which parts of [...]
Weymouth's new seafront lighting scheme has been given the go ahead by Weymouth and Portland Borough Council's Planning Committee.
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
Fun for the kids this December with the Weymouth Elf Hunt brought to you by Weymouth BID
Weymouth’s town centre council-owned car parks will be free from 3pm onwards every day during December
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.