A light aircraft has crashed near a farm in Weymouth. Incredibly two adults and a child on board escaped with only minor injuriesRead the full story ›
Police searching for a man missing from Weymouth for five days say they have found a body.
46-year-old Phillip Cruise was last seen outside his home in Mill Street at 11am on Friday July 29, and the alarm was raised after he failed to turn up at work.
A police helicopter had been bought in to try and locate him, but today officers said they had recovered the body of a man in Buckland Ripers, near Weymouth.
Formal identification is yet to take place, but the body is believed to be that of Mr Cruise. His next of kin have been informed.
His death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroner has been informed.
The police helicopter has been brought in to search for 46-year-old Phillip Cruise who has been missing since Friday 29 JulyRead the full story ›
Film crews are in Weymouth Harbour today as filming begins for Second World War epic, Dunkirk.Read the full story ›
Police are warning the public of the dangers of taking a drug called 'Golden Monkey' after two young women have fallen seriously ill.Read the full story ›
Part of Weymouth beach has been cordoned off by police after a suspicious item, believed to be a Second World War shell, was found.Read the full story ›
An adorable baby penguin born at Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park is being reintroduced to its family after a tentative start to life.Read the full story ›
A teenage boy had to be rescued after getting stuck waist-deep in quicksand near Weymouth.
The 13-year-old became trapped up to his waist for an hour at the Fleet Lagoon, close to Chesil Beach, yesterday.
It took rescuers from the fire brigade and the coastguard 15 minutes to pull him free.
The Green Party has won its first seat on Weymouth and Portland Borough Council.
Local GP Jon Orrell claimed victory in the Dorset council's Weymouth East ward, with 55.3% of the vote.
His victory follows the election of Clare Sutton, who became the first Green on Dorset County Council when she won the Rodwell by election in Weymouth in November.
However Weymouth and Portland Borough Council remains in no overall control.