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  • Rowing: Bridport Gig Club celebrate fine early season form Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

    YEAR-ROUND training has paid dividends for Bridport Gig Rowing Club in their first regattas of the season. read more

  • Football: Colfox boys do it again with cup final triumph Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

    COLFOX’S Year Nine football team sealed their second cup final success in three years with a dramatic win against Wey Valley at the Bob Lucas Stadium. read more

  • Football: May dismissed but Blues overcome Bees Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

    PORTLAND maintained their push for the Dorset Premier League title as they beat Bridport for the third time in all competitions this season. read more

  • West Dorset horse charity is offering help to the Marines Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

    SO successful has an Askerswell woman’s horse-assisted charity been, it's about to help the Royal Marines. read more

  • Lyme Regis Museum proposals displayed for public

    PLANS were on show for an extension to Lyme Regis Museum - which would 'ensure the museum has 50 more years of life'. read more

  • West Dorset cider makers face uncertain future

    A SUCCESSFUL West Dorset cidermaker is asking for support for the campaign to resist EU rules imposing duty on small-scale producers. read more

  • Bridport care home 'not fit for purpose' could move to new hub site

    COUNCILLORS will consider closing a Bridport care home described as 'not fit for purpose' - and move it to a proposed new community hub. read more

  • General Election 2015: West Dorset candidate thinks Labour's compassionate values will guide voters

    AN ELECTION candidate believes Labour's values makes them the compassionate choice for voters in next month's general election. read more

  • Councillor accuses Lyme Regis Town Council of 'stealing' funding from minor grants groups

    A COUNCILLOR has accused Lyme Regis Town Council of illegally 'stealing from the grant system' after funding was allocated for car parking at Woodmead Halls. read more

  • TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 - PLANNING (LISTED BUILDING AND CONSERVATION AREAS) ACT 1990

    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 BISHOPS CAUNDLE WD/D/15/000429 Listed Building Internal alterations & extract grille in west elevation Bayleaves, Holt Lane WEST DORSET DISTRICT COUNCIL APPLICATIONS BISHOPS CAUNDLE WD/D/15/000526 Conservation Area Erect single storey rear extension, front & side porches Moonstone, Caundle Street BOTHENHAMPTON WD/D/15/000531 Conservation Area Alterations to convert detached garage/store to ancillary accommodation Highfield, Walditch Road, Walditch BRIDPORT WD/D/15/000424 Conservation Area Replace existing sash windows and install secondary double glazing. 70a - 70d, East Street WD/D/15/000523 Listed Building Internal and external alterations (including roof and windows). 34 East StreetWD/D/15/000424 Conservation Area Replace existing sash windows and install secondary double glazing. 70a - 70d, East Street WD/D/15/000523 Listed Building Internal and external alterations (including roof and windows). 34 East Street CHARMINSTER WD/D/14/002815 Affects a Public Right of Way Regularisation of the use of the site, to include B1, B8 and B2 uses, including MOT testing station and garages, stone masonry, and the 24hr use of the site by Bride Valley Motors, in addition to associated external storage areas and parking areas. Units 6, 6a, 7a and 7b to operate as a flexible use between B1, B2 and B8. Change of use of two agricultural buildings to the east of the site to B1 and B8 uses. Erect new fence/ sound attenuation to the south eastern boundary of the site (Amended description) Charminster Farm Industrial Estate, Wanchard Lane WD/D/14/002815 Affects a Public Right of Way Regularisation of the use of the site, to include B1, B8 and B2 uses, including MOT testing station and garages, stone masonry, and the 24hr use of the site by Bride Valley Motors, in addition to associated external storage areas and parking areas. Units 6, 6a, 7a and 7b to operate as a flexible use between B1, B2 and B8. Change of use of two agricultural buildings to the east of the site to B1 and B8 uses. Erect new fence/ sound attenuation to the south eastern boundary of the site (Amended description) Charminster Farm Industrial Estate, Wanchard Lane WD/D/15/000413 Conservation Area Demolish existing front boundary wall, excavate the area behind to form a roadside parking area, and build a new retaining wall 27 North Street LYME REGIS WD/D/15/000465 Listed Building Line chimney with 5" flue liner, fit cowl & attach register plate (retrospective) 37 Coombe Street WD/D/15/000546 Conservation Area Change of Use: Gift shop (A1) to Creperie (A5). Erection of Shop Canopy, Change of colour scheme and installation of extractor vent. 67b Broad Street WD/D/15/000465 Listed Building Line chimney with 5" flue liner, fit cowl & attach register plate (retrospective) 37 Coombe Street WD/D/15/000546 Conservation Area Change of Use: Gift shop (A1) to Creperie (A5). Erection of Shop Canopy, Change of colour scheme and installation of extractor vent. 67b Broad Street WD/D/15/000551 Listed Building Strip and re-fix existing slates to main roof and re-paint external render 1 Silver Street THORNCOMBE WD/D/15/000175 Affects a Public Right of Way Erect single and WD/D/15/000175 Affects a Public Right of Way Erect single and two storey rear extensions to replace existing sub-standard construction Westford Mill, Westford Park Road, Chard Junction WEYMOUTH & PORTLAND BOROUGH COUNCIL APPLICATIONS WEYMOUTH WP/15/00097/LBC & WP/15/00113/FUL Listed Building & WP/15/00097/LBC & WP/15/00113/FUL Listed Building & Conservation Area Replacement of 2 ground floor windows and a door on the rear elevation, removal of kitchen larder to provide enlarged kitchen, replacement external stairs to rear garden outbuilding, installation of satellite dish at rear of house (retrospective) 86 Elwell Street WP/15/00178/FUL Conservation Area Sub division of existing land to rear to provide 6 semi detached houses and associated parking (resubmission) Lansdowne Villa, 9 Lansdowne Square PORTLAND WP/15/00083/OUT Affects a Public Right of Way This proposal is not in accordance with the provisions of the Development Plan. Erect dwelling house (outline application) Land North Of Disused Lime Kiln, Inmosthay WP/15/00151 /FUL Conservation Area Install replacement shop front 15 Castletown Applications may be viewed online www.dorsetforyou.com/planning/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. WP/15/00083/OUT Affects a Public Right of Way This proposal is not in accordance with the provisions of the Development Plan. Erect dwelling house (outline application) Land North Of Disused Lime Kiln, Inmosthay WP/15/00151 /FUL Conservation Area Install replacement shop front 15 Castletown Applications may be viewed online www.dorsetforyou.com/planning/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. Weymouth  & Portland Borough Council, North Quay, Weymouth Dorset, DT4 8TA  read more

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