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
Police on Portland say they're becoming increasingly concerned about a 73 year-old man who's been missing since yesterday.
Kingsley Morgan was last seen on the island at around 4.30pm on Friday 8th June.
He's described as five feet six inches tall, of medium build and has grey hair.
He was last seen wearing beige coloured trousers and a fawn knitted jumper.
Anyone with any information or knowledge as to Kingsley’s whereabouts should call Dorset Police on 101
Some of Britain's best sailors are preparing to test the water off Weymouth and Portland ahead of the Olympics. Cornwall's Ben Ainslie , Saskia Clarke and Hannah Mills are among the competitors taking part in next week's Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 2012 in Dorset. Sally Simmons reports.
The Security Minister will be on Portland today to see preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. During James Brokenshire's visit, the police will demonstrate some of the procedures that would be used in the event of a security breach.
The final result is in from Weymouth and Portland in Dorset: The council remains under "no overall control."
Labour have gained 4 seats, the Conservatives have lost 2 and the Liberal Democrats have lost 2.
The make-up of the council now stands at: Con 14, Lab 11, LD 8, Ind 3.
A passenger has been lost overboard on a ferry crossing the English Channel. Portland Coastguard launched a search for the missing person late yesterday afternoon but it was called off at ten last night. The ship was on its way to Poole.
A band of modern-day adventurers are to re-enact Shackleton's historic Antarctic expedition to mark its centenary. In an effort to recreate the original as closely as possible, the new expedition will limit itself to the technology of 1916.
They will set sail in a newlay launched replica of the wooden whaler, the James Caird, which was used by Shackleton's expedition. Alexandra Shackleton, Shackleton's granddaughter, will launch the boat at a traditional naval naming ceremony at Portland Marina later.