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The Condor Ferry service between Weymouth and the Channel Islands relaunches today. Ferries have been diverted to Poole for the last 17 months since a harbour wall collapsed. Repairs have cost nearly £4.5 million.
Over 350 passengers have booked their place on the first ferry to the Channel Islands which leaves later this morning.
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: