Our Dorset correspondent Duncan Sleightholme looks back at how Weymouth and Portland has changed since the Olympic bid announcement.
The council remains under "no overall control" following the local elections, despite gains for Labour and losses for the Conservatives
Ceremony in Portland marks the launch of a new Shackleton expedition
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.
Strange sailing boats and windsurfers are hoping to sail as fast as possible off Portland during the annual Speed Week.
The sailing world speed record holder Paul Larsen is there today.
The competition, which has been running since the 1970s, sees sailors go as fast as they can across 500m of Portland Harbour.
A 24 year-old man has died in a car crash in Portland, Dorset, this morning. His Volkswagen Golf hit a wall on Southwell Road and he died just after 2am (Sunday 6 October). Police do not believe any other vehicles were involved, and they are asking any witnesses to come forward.
They have been the first stop on many a holiday but traditional tourist information centres are starting to disappear from our high streets and seafronts, squeezed out by tighter budgets and internet competition. But not everyone is happy to get their information online.
As many as a thousand new jobs could be created by plans for a ship repair yard at Portland. The Port Authority is looking for a partner to get the £50m project going.
If they find a backer it'll be a huge boost for jobs there, which suffered badly when the Navy withdrew from the area.
John Andrews reports:
Richard Drax MP (Con, South Dorset).
Steve Davies, Portland Port Authority
As many as 1000 new jobs could be created by plans for a ship repair yard at Portland. The Port Authority is looking for a partner to get the £50 million project going.
If they find a backer it will be a huge boost for jobs in Portland, which suffered badly when the Navy withdrew from the area.
A cruise ship which was impounded at Portland last week has been cleared to sail.
More than six hundred passengers were sent home from the MV Discovery when their cruise to see the Northern Lights was cancelled. The ship has now passed a number of safety checks and is expected to embark from Avonmouth on Friday.
A cruise ship that was impounded at Portland has been cleared to sail.
The MV Discovery passed a number of safety checks and is expected to embark from Avonmouth in Bristol on Friday.
More than 600 passengers were sent home when their cruise to see the Northern Lights was cancelled.