Weymouth Town Bridge will turn red on the evening of Wednesday, 22 February to ‘shine a light’ on a devastating brain condition.
In a pioneering move towards shared working practices, Dorset councils have carried out a shared procurement exercise for an Environmental Health system that will improve customer service.
Weymouth & Portland Borough Council is working in partnership with Dorset Wildlife Trust and Natural England to restore Verne Common Local Nature Reserve.
Visit Dorset, a tourism partnership of Dorset local authorities with support from more than 600 local tourism businesses, launched its re-developed website on Wednesday February 1 with an exclusive event at Athelhampton House near Dorchester.
All nine councils in Dorset have now considered a report and accompanying detailed package of evidence setting out a proposal to replace the county’s nine councils with two new unitary authorities.
North Dorset District Council, West Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council have started a programme which aims to encourage more home building and at a faster pace.
The likelihood of Dorset’s nine councils being replaced by two new unitary authorities is a step closer, after Weymouth & Portland Borough Council unanimously voted for change.
Visit Dorset, a tourism partnership of Dorset local authorities with support from more than 600 local tourism businesses, is preparing to launch its re-developed website with an exclusive event at Athelhampton House near Dorchester.
There are over 25 spaces left for a free sports funding seminar with Sports England.
A memorial service in recognition of Holocaust Memorial Day will take place in the Princess Diana Gardens, Radipole Park Drive, Weymouth on Friday 27 January.
During the summer, residents of Radipole were asked by the Friends of Radipole Park and Gardens and the borough council to have their say over the future of the park and gardens.
People who drop litter including cigarette ends in Weymouth and Portland in January will face £75 fines.
Councillors in Dorset will consider a report in January on proposals to replace the county’s existing nine councils with two new unitary authorities by 2019.
Cllr Richard Kosior, Mayor of Weymouth and Portland and Mark Lockie, President of Weymouth & Portland Lions Club visited a number of local charities and organisations last week to present them with cheques.
The borough’s parks and open spaces have been celebrated at the Weymouth Civic Society awards.
Residents and visitors to Weymouth and Portland are encouraged to take a few minutes to help keep the beaches clean.
The borough’s parks and open spaces have been celebrated at the Weymouth Civic Society awards. The society recognised the hard work that goes in to maintaining the boroughs open spaces in two separate awards. One was to commend the Parks and Open Spaces staff for their work in planting and maintaining the borough council-run public… Read more Borough council facilities recognised by civic society
Public consultation results show clear backing for change to local government structures in Dorset.
Local veterans are invited by Weymouth & Portland Borough Council to attend a special annual Christmas treat of tasty mince pies and Christmas cake as part of the borough’s December Veterans’ Rendezvous.
The Let’s Make It community group art installation of poppies has now been re-homed for two weeks in Weymouth Library until Friday 9 December. The installation is a third of the size that was displayed at Bovington Tank Museum due to limited space but it is still worth a visit. More poppies have already been… Read more Presentation to volunteers of Let’s Make It