Weymouth’s Promenade, stretching from Brunswick Terrace to the Jurassic Rocks Café is set to undergo resurfacing works. The works will take place from 24 April and will last for the duration of the week. David Brown, Head of Assets and Infrastructure at Weymouth & Portland Borough Council, said: “These works are specifically targeting areas around… Read more Promenade set for resurfacing works
Theresa May has called a snap general election. The general election will take place on Thursday 8 June, on top of local elections, which take place on 4 May. Here’s more information about what it means for you. With both local and national elections on the horizon, here are seven things you need to know:… Read more Six key questions about the general election
Residents of Weymouth and Portland are invited to a memorial service and short wreath laying in recognition of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) Day this month.
Weymouth’s Stone Pier is set to undergo minor maintenance works.
If you’ve received your council tax bill, you may notice some increases, including the adult social care precept. This is the second year this has been added to bills. We explain more about what this is and what it means for your bill. This year, the government has allowed councils, who are responsible for providing… Read more Your council tax bill explained – adult social care additions
The return of ITV’s award winning drama Broadchurch has put Dorset firmly back in the media spotlight. With West Bay taking centre stage once more the Visit Dorset Tourism Partnership are making the most of this opportunity to promote the Broadchurch filming locations to the millions of fans of the series.
Local businesses and residents are welcome to attend a one-stop-shop offering the latest tourism, entertainment and events guides for Weymouth and Portland.
Elections are being held across Dorset on 4 May 2017.
The 2017 Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic is in urgent need of financial support to guarantee the event going ahead this summer. The Championship, run by the Weymouth Volleyball Club, costs over £20,000 to host. The club is proud to have delivered a high class event for many years, this year however the club has a… Read more Sponsors needed for 2017 Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic
Food banks and advice organisations in Dorset have come together to explore how they can help each other do even more for those in need.
Dorset borough, district and town councils are set to host ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’ events across the county on 13 March.
Residents are being warned to be on their guard for suspicious emails that aim to capture their personal details. It comes at a time when council tax bills are being sent to millions of homes across the country.
Councils have come together to show support for apprentices.
Weymouth Sea Cadets have been given the Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Weymouth and Portland.
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.