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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
As the tale of Weymouth unwinds, we find ourselves in a darkly comedic tableau, where melancholy and humour hold a crooked mirror up to despair. This is a place where hope doesn’t so much spring eternal as it occasionally trips and falls face first into the gutter, only to...
Saturday, June  All day  Tickets and information 01202 280000   www.lighthousepoole.co.uk    Having danced her way back into the UK Top Ten and to the top of the Official Dance Singles Chart, Lighthouse is delighted to announce Sophie Ellis-Bextor will headline the first ever Poole Pride on Saturday 8 June.  The kitchen disco pop siren has...
The Met Office has taken an unusual step by extending its amber wind alerts to encompass most of the UK in anticipation of Storm Isha, marking the ninth storm since September. The warnings, which highlight potential "danger to life" in certain areas, are in response to expected wind speeds...
On Weds 7th February you are invited to join a community assembly about the increasing amount of pollution in our local seas and rivers. The pollution comes from many sources, sadly, but sewage outflows from Wessex Water is increasingly problematic, with recent discharges again in Portland Harbour and Weymouth Bay. Agricultural run-off, litter, and plastics also contribute to dirty...
Expect more snow and freezing temperatures as an Arctic cold front moves through the UK. The Met Office alerts of wintry hazards in the coming days, with snow likely next week. The country woke up to frosty conditions, with temperatures as low as -2C in the south of England. The...
If you love Weymouth, then a brand-new event called Love Your Weymouth Festival is for you!  Weymouth Town Council has announced this new event for 2024 to bring people together to look at what can be done to tackle the effects of climate change here in Weymouth.    It takes place on...
The Met Office has issued fresh weather warnings, indicating imminent snow showers that might intensify significantly by tomorrow. Starting at 4 am on Monday, a yellow warning will be active, signaling the likelihood of snow and ice affecting transportation networks in parts of Greater London, Kent, Surrey, East Sussex, and...
Between 3pm on 4 January and the morning of 5 January 2024, our highways crews were called out 82 times to deal with issues relating to the significant rainfall across our area. Our multi-skilled crews, each typically comprising two people, cleared gullies and drains blocked with debris washed and blown...
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council is introducing a trial gate closure to motor vehicles at the Whitecliff Gate entrance to Poole Park and a public consultation on a possible permanent closure to this gate. From Wednesday 17 January 2024, the trial gate closure will be in place 24-hours every day...
Tonight, through tomorrow, and into Thursday, Dorset is bracing itself for possibly the biggest storm of the year so far. Rain will then continue to be light and heavy until at least the end of next week. With temperatures rising to record levels for this time of year, snow...