Powerboat racers will form a guard of honour at a church in Southampton today at the funeral of their colleague Mike Lovell.
The two-man crew of a powerboat have been badly hurt after a powerboat flipped over during a race in Weymouth Bay.
Crowds of well-wishers have turned out to cheer on Team GB's Olympic sailors as they paraded through Weymouth to celebrate their success.
Luckily the young victim only suffered minor injuries in the incident and did not require hospital treatment.
Police Constable Kelvin Edge, of Dorset Police’s Traffic Unit, said: “I am appealing for anyone with information about this incident to contact Dorset Police urgently.
“The driver will undoubtedly be aware they struck the young boy and drove off without any regard for his welfare, and I would urge them to do the right thing and speak with the police.
“The victim is extremely lucky to have only suffered minor injuries.
“The car was a blue coloured hatchback and the driver a middle aged woman with short dark hair and glasses.
“All calls will be treated in the strictest of confidence.”
Witnesses can call Dorset Police on 101.
Witnesses are being sought after a six-year-old boy was the victim of a hit and run.
The incident happened at 8.40am on Wednesday, May 15, outside the Londis store on Abbotsbury Road in Weymouth
A mother and her 6-year-old son were crossing the road when a car collided with the child.
The vehicle failed to stop and drove off without checking on the welfare of the boy.
A man has appeared in court charged with murder in connection with a suspected hit and run in Sussex.
Twenty year-old Charlie Hancock, from Pagham, died on Rowan Way in Bognor on Monday.
Walter Brazil, who's forty one and from Collyer Avenue has been remanded in custody to appear at Lewes Crown Court on Monday.
People from Weymouth and Portland will come together later to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic. A flag will be raised to recognise the British and Allied contribution.
He spent 35 days carefully cutting out jigsaw pieces by hand and creating what he believed would be a record-breaking puzzle. It was destined to be hung at Sandringham - the Queen's country house.
However just hours after it's completion, disaster struck and the whole thing - all 40,000 pieces - came tumbling down.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting crime number 25:44. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.
A 19-year-old man from Dorchester has been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage and released on police bail until late May 2013.
– Police Constable Adrian Walker, Weymouth police
This alleged spate of criminal damage will no doubt cause the car owners great inconvenience and expense. I would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed these incident take place, or may have details about those responsible. Anyone with information is urged to call Dorset Police on the non-emergency number 101.
Officers in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after it’s alleged six cars were damaged in the Westham area of the town – with one man being arrested.
The incident happened at around 5.50am on Thursday 25 April 2013 along Chickerell Road.
It’s reported all the vehicles targeted had their wing mirrors ripped off and damaged.