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School catchments all change for Weymouth

As a result of increasing demand for school places in Weymouth, Dorset County Council recently made some changes to some catchment areas in the Weymouth area. The catchments of Bincombe Valley Primary, St. Andrews Primary in Preston and St. John’s Primary have changed slightly. Also families in the catchments of Beechcroft St. Paul’s and St. John’s Primary are now also within the catchment are...

Weymouth and Portland launches exciting 2016 events programme

Weymouth and Portland will host over 250 events this year, including community fetes and fairs, world and national sailing championships, live music, art, sports championships and many plenty more. One highlight will be the 16th 'Best of Dorset' Show on Sunday 5 June. This is a free event at the Weymouth Pavilion showcasing a year of fun and adventure taking place throughout Dorset. On the sp...

New local bus fares come into force this week!

Revisions in bus fares across Weymouth, Dorchester, Portland and the Jurassic Coast are to come into place this week as of the 14th Feb. First Dorset will be making changes to some of their single and return bus fairs, with the price of some journeys set to go up. The majority of the changes have been made to fares along the Jurassic Coaster X51/X53 corridor, but there are some minor changes ...

Playing the Name Game - Simple and Cost Effective

It's important to label your children's school uniform so that it can easily be identified if items are lost or misplaced during the school day. Our tip for making this as easy as possible is to order embroidered or printed name tapes well in advance so you’ll have time to sew them on before the beginning of term. If name tags prove to be too scratchy for you child, try sewing or ironing them...

February Money Saving Tip for Parents

You’ll find that many of our previous tips are great ways to save money but they might not help you when you have already spent out on uniform. There can be some great perks to being part of a community of parents just like yourselves and that's why we started our Customer Club. Our Customer Club newsletter is jam-packed full of uniform maintenance hints and tips and notice of upcoming sales ...