Condor Ferries has announced it's cancelling all its sailings from Weymouth to the Channel Islands due to adverse weather conditions.
It's just hours from 'curtain up' at Weymouth Pavilion, which earlier this year, councillors wanted to demolish to make way for a car parkRead the full story ›
The curtain goes up tonight for the first pantomime at Weymouth Pavilion since it was saved from demolition. The Borough council wanted to save money suggesting a car park on the site instead.
The theatre's now run by a community company. Cinderella runs for the next three weeks. The new managers say they're already pleased with ticket sales.
Volunteer crews from the South West have been deployed to Essex as part of the RNLI's Flood Rescue Team.
They're helping with the problems caused by the overnight tidal surge. The team includes crews from lifeboat stations at St Agnes, Exmouth and Weymouth. A number of RNLI staff from the area are also involved.
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 deaths of three men in a fishing tragedy off Dorset rocked their community but it inspired one man to come up with a new inventionRead the full story ›
A fisherman has invented a device which he hopes will save the lives of his colleagues.Read the full story ›
A 62 year old man is being treated for suspected hypothermia after he was rescued from a nature reserve near Weymouth. Portland Coastguard were helping police to search for the missing man when they discovered him at the Lodmoor RSPB bird reserve yesterday evening.
"This was a tricky rescue operation, with teams working in the dark and in an inaccessible area of land. But through working together with other emergency services and rescue organisations, we were thankfully able to locate this man and take him to safety."
There's mystery tonight around the sudden deaths of swans on a reserve in Weymouth. The RSPB says the 14 deaths cannot be explained and no other bird species have been affected.
A government agency has been called in to investigate what's causing the deaths. Caron Bell reports.
The world's fastest sailor has been on Portland today, sharing ideas about how to go as quickly as possible on water, powered only by the wind. Paul Larsen holds the world record after sailing at more then 75 mph.
He called in to Weymouth Speed Week where windsurfers and sailors are hoping to go even faster. Our Dorset correspondent Duncan Sleightholme reports.