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  • Littlemoor gets temporary park and ride for Olympics

    By Newshound007 at 10:05 on 31/03/12
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    Temporary traffic lights are in place at Littlemoor Road until Tuesday April 17 as works gets underway to build a temporary park-and-ride site that will help visitors get to Weymouth & Portland during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The site, at Littlemoor Road, will be in action for the duration of the Games as part of London 2012's aim to encourage everyone to use public transport to get around this summer. To make sure the...
  • BP Garage in Weymouth has run out of petrol!

    By Emily_P at 22:13 on 29/03/12
    Cars queuing up to buy fuel at the Esso Garage on King Street in Weymouth tonight.
    The BP Garage in Broadwey hung "Out Of Use" on the petrol pumps tonight as motorists caused traffic to pile up on Dorchester Road as they queued up to buy remaining diesel stocks. See our pictures of cars queuing up at Weymouth garages. Staff inside the Marks & Spencer shop said they had completely run out of both leaded and unleaded petrol. There will be another delivery tomorrow, but they don't know what time this will...
  • Weymouth motorists - please don't panic-buy fuel, say police and firefighters

    By Newshound007 at 21:55 on 29/03/12
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    Weymouth garages have been running out of fuel as motorists queue up to panic-buy diesel and petrol. Dorset Police is advising members of the public not to panic buy fuel following reports of traffic congestion at petrol stations around the county. And Dorset Fire and Rescue Service is warning people of the dangers of storing fuel following comments (now retracted) by Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude who advised storing...
  • Two people taken to hospital after Jurassic Roundabout collision this morning

    By This is Dorset at 08:00 on 20/03/12
    A man and a woman have been taken to Dorset County Hospital with 'serious but not life-threatening' injuries following a collision in Weymouth this morning. The collision occurred at the Jurassic Roundabout at around 7.45am, and involved a silver Volkswagen Polo and a black Honda Civic. The accident caused queues of rush-hour traffic from Dorchester as emergency services dealt with the incident.
  • Harbour wall damage forces Condor Ferries out of Weymouth all summer

    By Newshound007 at 18:39 on 13/03/12
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    Condor Ferries has made a shock announcement today that it will be running its services from Poole until further notice. Feedback from Weymouth and Portland Borough Council indicates that the interim remedial works carried out by the council on the berth at Weymouth Port have not been successful and their advice is that the berth remains out of use. Capt Fran Collins, Operations Director Condor Ferries, said: "...

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