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Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Man allegedly pushed victim into wall outside Wetherspoons in Weymouth

A MAN is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged assault outside a Wetherspoons in Weymouth.See the Story
Lulworth · Lulworth

Helicopter scrambled to Lulworth area as woman flown to hospital

Two coastguard crews and a helicopter were called to the Lulworth area. Woman injured her lower leg following a fall on the coastal path. Luckily, the coastguard helicopter was being used for training session nearby. The casualty was then flown to Durdle Door car park and onward journey to A&E.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Proposed Lidl store would create 40 new jobs for community

Proposals have been unveiled for a new Lidl store in Sandford, Wareham. Supermarket chain said the new store would create up to 40 new jobs. The development would see a 1,411m2 shop floor, 114 parking space including accessible and electric vehicle charging spaces. The company is inviting local residents to provide comments through an online consultation process.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Tribute acts to perform all the hits on night of 90s fun

An evening said to be 'the ultimate party night' is in store at Weymouth Pavilion.See the Story
NATO · Weymouth

‘Force to be reckoned with’ HMS Portland hunts submarines on NATO mission

Plymouth-based HMS Portland was one of 11 surface ships involved in the hunt, aided by seven helicopter and 16 maritime patrol aircraft. Over six days, they spent nearly 150 hours hunting three submarines acting as prey (two conventional diesel boats and an American nuclear-powered hunter-killer) The exercise focused on actively finding underwater threats by sending sound waves through the Atlantic depths.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Talk on life-saving service

Hear a talk on the crucial work done by the blood bikes service.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Shops gear up for special day highlighting importance of independent business

A host of small shops in Dorchester are gearing up for an event which showcases the importance of independent business.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Martinstown Village Fete this Saturday with music and fun for the whole family

Martinstown Village Fete takes place on Saturday, July 2 from 2pm to 6pm. Entry is £2 for adults and free for children with a paying adult. The fete will be raising money for the charity Living with CAH, which helps people with congenital adrenal hyperplasia.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Playpark 'saved' following campaign by neighbourhood residents

A PLAYPARK has been ‘saved’ following a campaign by local residents.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Council gives 'Fantastic role models' little picking equipment as they help community

Westfield Arts College students provided with litter pick equipment by Weymouth Town Council. The students have done two litter picks along Littlemoor Road and the Little moor estate where they collected around six bin bags of litter each time. They plan to do follow-up events every Tuesday until the end of the school term.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Free bike rides for people across Weymouth and Portland

People across Weymouth and Portland with limited mobility are being offered to have cycle rides for free.See the Story
Refugees · Weymouth

Store donates £3k worth of bedding for Ukrainian refugees

Goulds Stores donated £3,250 worth of duvets to the Weymouth for Ukraine Group. The group redistributes donations to families from war-torn Ukraine moving into the Dorset area. Ukrainian families can select clothing, school uniforms, and essentials for everyday living and now, sleeping.See the Story

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