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.
Cross channel ferry services resume from Weymouth tomorrow a year and a half after they were stopped suddenly when the quayside started to collapse.
Services were diverted along the coast to Poole which meant a devastating blow to local businesses. The harbour has now been rebuilt at a cost of four and half million pounds:
A former soldier and his brother who were rowing the English Channel in aid of "Help for Heroes" have been rescued after setting off from Weymouth and running into difficulty near Alderney. Nick Townsend and Jason Rice left Weymouth on Thursday.
They sent a mayday call after struggling in rough seas. They chose the charity as Nick Townsend was severely wounded in a grenade explosion while serving in Afghanistan. In total they rowed 90 miles in 28 hours. The pair said they'd like to attempt the crossing again.
– Rower - Jason Rice
We had no alternative but to send up a distress flare for assistance - seen by a passing aircraft and we were soon rescued by the RNLI in the early hours of this morning. We would like to thank the RNLI for coming to our aid and all of those that have supported our cause."
Three students from Norton Radstock College near Bath have been treated for burns at Dorset County Hospital. It follows a gas explosion while they were preparing a meal at their campsite in Weymouth.
They were part of a group of 25 teenagers on a five day camping trip as part of their studies. The three students - two 17-year-old boys and a 19-year old girl - had facial and arm injuries. One has been discharged and the two others are expected to leave hospital shortly.
The cause of the explosion is not known but Dorset Fire & Rescue Service has taken the stove away to examine it.
Specialist officers will later return to a holiday camp in Weymouth, Dorset where four people where injured when a camping gas canister exploded.
Dorset Fire and Rescue service say the cause of the blaze, which caused serious facial and upper body burns to four people, is unknown at this time.
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service say that four people were injured when a camping gas cylinder exploded at a holiday park in Weymouth.
– Statement from Dorset Fire and Rescue Service
At 1836 firefighters from Weymouth and an officer trained in hazard materials and environmental protection were mobilised to reports of a camping gas cylinder explosion on a holiday park near Chickerell.
The fire out on arrival. Four casualties treated for facial and upper body burns, gas cylinder, 250g butane cylinder and camping stove and was destroyed by fire and an awning was melted by the heat.
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.