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 historic Cornish harbour has gone on sale for £4.4m. The port at Charlestown has been in private ownership for nearly 20 years and is now being sold by its owner Robin Davies.
Mr Davies, 69, has placed the 3.5 acre plot of land and water up for sale which includes his many businesses.
A delegation from Falmouth is in Brussels today to seek advice on dredging the town's harbour.
The work threatens a rare seaweed that's protected by European delegation. Unions and port officials want to know how the work can go ahead within EU rules.
A trial is due to take place in May to decide if Falmouth Harbour should be dredged. Although it would boost the local economy creating hundreds of jobs, conservationists worry that it could damage a rare seaweed which grows in the Harbour. Steve Hardy reports.
Dredging could take place in Falmouth Harbour as part of a scientific trial to see if it has any harmful impact on the seabed. The harbour authority says dredging is essential to allow the port to develop in the future. The trial could start as early as May if permission is granted.