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  • Rugby: Greening penalty is all that’s needed for Bridport victory Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

    A SOLITARY Rory Greening penalty settled this scrappy, low-scoring Dorset & Wilts Two South contest at the Brewery Field in Bridport. read more

  • Martial Arts: Cooper celebrates silver trophy success Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

    YOUNGSTER Aiden Cooper from the Matt Fiddes Martial Arts School in Bridport was celebrating silver trophy success at the MF British Championships in Reading. read more

  • Golf: Gale grabs Sunday Stableford honours Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

    THERE was a low turnout of 36 for the men’s Sunday competition as some were playing in the Mason Shield. read more

  • Motorsport:Father and son in hill climb prizes Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

    TWO-TIME former Bridge Tyres and Wheels Wiscombe Park champion Craig Moore was the first competitor in the championship’s 13-year history to successfully defend his title back in 2012 – but this season he has entered the record books for another reason. read more

  • UPDATE: Man dies after suffering medical episode while driving and crashing into shop

    A MAN has died after collapsing at the wheel of his car and crashing into a shop in Lyme Regis. read more


    TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 Notice is hereby given that the following applications have been received: WEST DORSET DISTRICT COUNCIL APPLICATIONS CHARMINSTER WD/D/14/002784 Affects the setting of a Conservation Area Affects a Public Right of Way Outline application for residential development for up to 70 dwellings and a multi-purpose community building Land at Charminster Farm, 2 Wanchard Lane CROSSWAYS WD/D/14/001871 Affects a Public Right of Way Submission of details in compliance with condition 8 (the requirement for a strategic landscape / urban design masterplan) and condition 10 (reserved matters of 'landscaping' and 'layout') of the outline planning permission for the 'Silverlake' development approved under reference 1/D/13/001112 Warmwell Quarry, Moreton Road STINSFORD WD/D/14/002611 The application is accompanied by an Environmental Statement Affects the setting of a Conservation Area The proposed development affects the setting of a Listed Building. Affects a Public Right of Way Copies of the environmental statement are available from the address below at a cost of £550 whilst stocks last. Erection of six wind turbines and construction of associated infrastructure. Land adjacent Slyers Lane, Waterston WEST KNIGHTON WD/D/14/002847 Conservation Area Listed Building Alterations, repairs and refurbishment Higher Lewell Farmhouse, Hardys Row WINTERBOURNE ABBAS WD/D/14/002814 Conservation Area Change of use of barn to self catering holiday unit. Demolish store shed and erect replacement store shed with variation of Condition 2 of planning approval 1/E/05/000111 to allow longer term lettings Little Glebe Farm, Main Street WD/D/14/002896 Conservation Area Variation of S106 Agreement relating to Planning Approval 1/E/05/000111 to allow longer term lettings Little Glebe Farm, Main Street WEYMOUTH & PORTLAND BOROUGH COUNCIL APPLICATIONS WEYMOUTH WP/14/00958/FUL Conservation Area Demolition of existing bungalow and construction of new 4 bedroom dwelling Springhead Bungalow, 112 Sutton Road, Sutton Poyntz WP/14/00963/FUL Conservation Area Conversion of garage to bedroom 44 Greenhill PORTLAND WP/14/00937/OUT This application involves a departure from the Development Plan. Outline planning application for residential development (8 dwellings) Land east of 151, Weston Street. Applications may be viewed online applications/search or at the council offices at South Walks House or North Quay. Copies of applications in Bridport, Beaminster, Lyme Regis and surrounding parishes can be viewed at Mountfield, Bridport and applications for Portland only at Portland Tophill Library. Comments can be made online, or in writing before 21 days from the date of this notice. All comments will be published online. With regard to householder applications, an express consent for the display of an advertisement or if an application is considered to fall within the definition of a 'minor commercial proposal', should there be an appeal this will be dealt with on the basis of representations in writing only. Any representations made about the application will be sent to the Secretary of State, and there will be no further opportunity to comment at appeal stage. If you would like this advert supplied in a larger size call 01305 252344  read more

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