Leased by the Civic Society from the local council, the fort is operated independently by a small professional management team supported by an army of volunteers. Click the button below to go direct to the Fort website.
The Council’s “Dorset-for-You” website pages include full details of all recent and current planning applications, with easy to follow instructions which enable you to locate and view them.
Our Next Meeting Monday, 18th June 7-30 pm at The Old Town Hall Portland Port - The Future A talk by Mr. Bill Reeves, CEO of Portland Port. Our regular monthly meetings usually include a briefing and discussion on planning topics of current interest.
Awards We make a series of Annual Awards for projects which help to achieve these objectives. The picture above shows this year’s main award winning building. Click the buttons below for full details of all our current and past awards.
Our Planning pages include reports, opinions and links to key pages of the Local Authority and other websites. These in turn contain lots of information and news about planning issues within the Borough. Of particular interest at the moment is the development of the WEYMOUTH ESPLANADE LIGHTING SYSTEM Please click the link above to find out more.
Planning News (Every other month)
We publish a bi-monthly Planning Newsletter which outlines many of the collective views of a representative group of members, with actions taken.
Please come to a meeting and make your contribution! Please click the button below to see recent issues.
There are several major local issues which have proved to be of interest to members, including -
Development of Weymouth Peninsula
Weymouth Town Centre Enhancement
Joint Local Plan for Weymouth, Portland and West Dorset For more information, please click the button below to go to our “Issues” page, where you will also find direct links to local authority websites which invite you to share your views.
We publish a quarterly Newsletter which covers items of general interest to members and non-members alike. Contributions for inclusion in this are always welcome - from members of the Society or non-members.
Please click the button below to see the most recent issue. Previous Newsletter is available from Members page.