It may seem a small town in rural Dorset, but while Weymouth may not have the size of Bournemouth, it still has some claims to fame.
The most unwelcome of these of course is that the town is thought to be one of the potential places where the Black Death first arrived on English shores.
“Eight events held between March and November 2017 will provide opportunities to explore how Christian faith might illuminate questions of medicine and the environment in tomorrow’s technological context.
The project will enable scientists, medical professionals, engineers and those with no background in science, from church congregations and the wider community to meet together.
Project leader Justin Tomkins said: “The project grows out of St Mary’s location next to Poole Hospital and two GP surgeries.THE CHRISTIAN Aid chief executive has been newly appointed an honorary Sarum Canon at Salisbury Cathedral.Loretta Minghella now joins the College of Canons as a recognition of her personal contribution to the national and worldwide church.This not only shows the age of the settlement, and the importance it held back then, but it also makes clear that trade was once a big part of life here.The town reached out to strange parts, and was successful because of it.A step above the free dating sites that festoon their pages with hundreds of singles, all completely irrelevant to you, e Harmony is for people who are serious about their romance. We'll take the results, and see if there are highly compatible singles in your area (sometimes, it must be admitted, there aren't).With over a decade of experience in dating, and a subscription that attracts professional singles and the romantics, while keeping out time wasters, e Harmony is a great place to begin if you're looking for someone to potentially begin a relationship with. It's free to review matches too, so you can see if we've got the right idea about who you're looking for.A PROJECT at a church in Poole is set to receive more than £5,000 in funding as part of a scheme aimed at improving people’s understanding of science and faith.The Scientists in Congregations grant has been awarded to St Mary’s Church in Longfleet for “faith, technology and tomorrow” - a series of activities and events which explore how the Christian faith addresses issues arising from innovations in medicine, environmental sciences and technology.Formed under the vision of a global ministry, Vinesong lead entire worship services in 11 different languages accompanied by songs performed in more than 20 languages.Senior church steward at Weymouth Bay Methodist Church Mary Gracie said: “Vinesong got in touch with someone from Refresh, the Church of Weymouth and Portland in Action, as they are visiting Portland and thought while they were down here it would be good to do an evening service. Our morning service is fairly traditional whereas in the evening we are open to trying things a little differently.” Established in 1982 by John Watson, Vinesong is acclaimed as the first Christian ministry to have ministered with music at the United Nations in New York and the United Nations in Nairobi, Kenya.