Tag: Weymouth

Industry’s sad about Harry’s

Harry’s Amusements, Weymouth, Industry
It was forecast last week and sadly it happened. One of Weymouth’s much-loved seafront amusement arcades will soon be no more after plans to demolish and replace it with 26 flats were approved. Last week, Weymouth and Portland Borough Council’s planning committee approved the application for Harry’s Amusements on the resort’s seafront Esplanade. Harry’s was closed in October 2017 when its...

Fun fair owners hit out at council over venue change

Weymouth Pier
The owners of a family fun fair in Weymouth have hit out at local council chiefs after being denied the right to operate at its historic Easter location. It is claimed by organisers of the Weymouth Easter Fun Fair, which has been running for 15 years at the same site, that the institution was being forced out of its historic...

Weymouth lights touted for council revamp

Coinslot - Lights Weymouth
Following a £200,000 grant from Coastal Connections, Weymouth seafront is to revamp its lights display which was launched before the 2012 Olympics Games.   A new esplanade lighting scheme is being planned for Weymouth seafront to replace the existing Veils of Light laser display, which has divided opinion among the local community since it was installed in 2012. Weymouth and Portland Borough...