Dartmouth Lower Ferry will today begin offering customers a new digital card for ferry crossings. It's expected to speed up the ticketing process and can be scanned through a car's windscreen. Anyone who still has paper tickets will still be able to use them until they run out.
Engineers say they're determined work to shore up Weymouth's crumbling harbour wall will be finished in time for a promised return of cross channel ferries in July.
Ferry services have been running from a Poole harbour since big cracks started appearing last February.
Councillor Ian Roebuck from Weymouth & Portland Borough Council says the harbour is an essential part of Weymouth and a lifeline for the Channel Islands community
Engineers say work to repair the harbour wall in Weymouth will be ready for the return of ferry services in July. The new retaining wall has been built and the construction team are filling the space behind it.
A body pulled from the River Tamar is believed to be that of Jordan Cobb. The 16 year-old from Plymouth was seen jumping from the Torpoint ferry on New Year's Eve.
Today his girlfriend wrote on her facebook page. "Everybody needs closure and to be able to start grieving". Our Plymouth correspondent Jonathan Gibson has the story.
A body has been found in the River Tamar near where a Plymouth teenager went missing two weeks ago. MoD police were called by a member of the public and sent a launch to the scene and recovered the body.
A huge search of the river took place after the disappearance of Jordan Cobb who was last seen jumping from the Torpoint Ferry on New Year's Eve.
Police searching for a missing 16 year old boy last seen leaping from a ferry, say he may have jumped overboard for a bet. They've vowed to continue searching for Jordan Cobb who jumped from the Torpoint ferry into the River Tamar on New Year's Eve. Jeff Welch reports.
Police searching for a missing 16-year-old boy last seen leaping from a ferry, say he may have jumped overboard for a bet.
But they still haven't ruled out finding Jordan Cobb alive, ten days after he jumped into the Tamar from the Torpoint Ferry. One line of inquiry is that he could have made it ashore and be in hiding. Jeff Welch reports.
We know that there was a discussion between the group about something - we're still waiting for some people to come forward and clarify what went on - but we understand that for some reason Jordan has given his bag to a friend, he's jumped up on to the front of the ferry and then jumped into the water.
– Detective Inspector Nick West, Devon and Cornwall Police
There is information in the public domain that suggests this is all a prank, that someone within Jordan's group has engaged with them in relation to a bet.
We do understand that the figure of about £100 has been discussed, but that hasn't been confirmed. That's one line of inquiry that we're keeping an open mind on.
Police searching for a missing boy last seen leaping from a ferry believe he may have jumped into the icy waters over a £100 bet.
Jordan Cobb, 16, was intending to take part in a New Year's Eve street party in Torpoint, Cornwall, after catching the ferry from Plymouth in Devon.
But the alarm was raised shortly after 9pm when Jordan disappeared beneath the surface of the River Tamar, around 70 yards from the shore.
Police say they are still trying to track a handful of people who are believed to have been with Jordan in the moments leading up to his disappearance.
They have been scanning social media and speaking to other witnesses, and say they believe the incident may be a "prank gone wrong".