Fishermen in Weymouth today collected safety equipment from the families of three fishermen who lost their lives
The students at Lyme Regis' boat building academy have marked the end of their course with a mass launch of their hard work
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It's been revealed that the cost of repairing the harbour walls in Weymouth may take 40 years to pay off.
The recent repairs cost almost £5 million with further work expected to cost another £3.5 million.
A committee in Weymouth will meet today to discuss how to finance the repairs.
The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that Portland Young Offenders Institution is to house adult criminals coming to the end of their sentences.
It's taking on the role of Dorset's resettlement prison following the announcement in September that Dorchester jail is to close.
The announcement follows lobbying by the county's police and crime commissioner.
One lane is closed and there's slow traffic due to an accident involving three vehicles on the A350 Blandford Road North eastbound between the A35 / B3068 Blandford Road North and the A3049 (Holes Bay North Fire Station Roundabout).
There's a cautious welcome in the West Country to the first designation of marine conservation zones around our coast. They're intended to protect senstive underwater habitats.
But while conservationists say they're pleased the Government is taking action, they'll maintain pressure to ensure more areas are protected.
Our Environment correspondent Duncan Sleightholme reports.
Marine Conservation Zones will be created to better protect marine life around our coastlines.
27 zones will be introduced by the government which will include areas of the coast around South Dorset.
However plans had originally been put forward for more than 100 zones to be put into place.
A thousand baby lobsters have been given a home on an artificial reef on the seabed off the coast of Dorset.
It's part of a project to boost stocks.
4,000 lobsters are being added to the reef near Ringstead over the next four years.
There are also plans to sink two warships for divers.
Our environment correspondent Duncan Sleightholme reports.
1,000 baby lobsters have been placed on an artificial reef on the seabed off Ringstead in Dorset. It is part of a project to boost stocks and also create a diving attraction. 4,000 lobsters are being added to the reef over the next four years.
The team behind the project also has permission to sink two warships for divers.