Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Photograph of the Author

Rachel Stretton LATEST

Wildlife charity launches urgent appeal to save native crayfish

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

DORSET Wildlife Trust has launched an urgent appeal to help save the native white-clawed crayfish from disappearing from the county.

Young drivers targeted by Safe Driving Week campaign

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

YOUNG drivers from Dorset are being targeted in a campaign urging people to stay safe on the roads.

Dog lover’s big day out on Portland

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

DOG owners and their pets are invited to a Portland event in aid of an animal charity.

Doing their best for great causes

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A WEYMOUTH pensioner who beat cancer is on a fundraising mission in aid of the charities who helped her.

Fun dog show really was 'barking mad'

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A FUN dog show at Lodmoor Country Park lived up to its name when dozens of dog owners gathered to go barking mad.

Remembering Ivor: Weymouth community comes together to remember ‘an eccentric gem’

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Weymouth community has rallied to remember ‘an eccentric gem’ who will be much missed.

Anger as council closes old school site just months after spending £45,000 on refurbishment

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

DORSET County Council has come under fire for spending £45,000 of taxpayers’ money on refurbishing an old school site – months before deciding to sell it.

Political party calls for more decision-making power for Wessex

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE Wessex region should have more decision-making powers, a political party has said.

It's a dog's life at Trust's family fundraiser

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DORSET dogs of all shapes and sizes turned out with their owners to take part in a fun charity event.

Service of welcome for Superintendent

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A SERVICE of welcome was held for the new Superintendent of the Weymouth Circuit of the Methodist Church, the Reverend Jean Quick.

Hundreds have their say on future of Weymouth

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:14am Monday 22nd September 2014

A MASS gathering in Weymouth has been hailed as a positive step towards reinvigorating the town and engaging with residents.

Travellers’ site debate criticised

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

COUNCILLORS have slammed the ‘flawed’ ongoing public consultation regarding proposed gypsy and traveller sites near Wyke Regis.

Hospital bosses positive on debt

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

DORSET County Hospital is £4.6m in debt, governors were told at a meeting – but hospital bosses say they will be able to pay it back.

'Selfish' arsonists destroy clubhouse

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

SCORES of children have been left devastated after an arson attack destroyed their football clubhouse.

Apprentices get the golden touch

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

APPRENTICES from Dorset have been recognised by Olympian Sir Ben Ainslie.

Winning athletes step up to the mark

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE winners of the first ever Challenge Weymouth event were recognised at an awards ceremony as organisers and athletes thanked the town for their support.

Bart's Bash will break worldwide record in memory of Olympian Andrew Simpson

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:30am Friday 19th September 2014

WEYMOUTH is set to be the centre of a worldwide record-breaking bid in memory of tragic Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson this weekend.

Bridport-based firm praises free school meal policy

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WEST DORSET: The free school meals policy has been a success for Dorset despite issues with one of the suppliers, the head of a local food company has said.

Firm's praise for free meal policy

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE free school meals policy has been a success for Dorset despite issues with one of the suppliers, the head of a local food company has said.

Fears for jobs as phone store goes into administration

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DORSET workers are fearing for their jobs after a phone store was put into administration.

New canons to be installed at Salisbury Cathedral

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:03pm Sunday 14th September 2014

SALISBURY Cathedral is to have four new canons following an invitation from the Bishop of Salisbury, the Right Reverend Nicholas Holtam.

Elite athletes descend upon Weymouth for ultimate Challenge

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

ELITE athletes from around the world will be taking part in Challenge Weymouth this weekend, as organisers announce the event could bring benefits to the town for decades to come.

Athletes limber up for Challenge Weymouth triathlon

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:30am Friday 12th September 2014

ONE of the biggest sporting events to come to Weymouth is taking place this weekend.

Landscape artist Alan Freeman's legacy is living on

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:34pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A DORSET landscape artist is set to be remembered through an exhibition in Dorchester.

Hair we go for fundraising cyclists

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

STAFF at Dorchester Hair Studio are joining a friend who has been battling cancer for 15 years as she raises money for the hospital that saved her life.

Changes yet to get stamp of approval

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:04am Wednesday 10th September 2014

RESIDENTS in Dorchester have been left baffled after postbox collections times have been altered.

Pathology lab petition to be handed in

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS fighting against the possible move of pathology services from Dorset County Hospital will be presenting an 8,000-strong petition to the hospital chairman ahead of a board meeting today.

It’s showtime for top dog handlers

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

TWO family events will be held at Lodmoor Country Park later this month.

Queen star backing song to save badgers

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A DORSET musician is turning to song to promote alternative methods of curbing TB in farm animals - and she's supported by rock star Brian May.

Gareth's on the Inca Trail for charity

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

MONTHS of training and planning will pay off for a Dorset fundraiser who is trekking the Inca Trail in Peru in aid of a local charity.

VIDEO: Queen star backing song to save badgers

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A DORSET musician is turning to song to promote alternative methods of curbing TB in farm animals - and she's supported by rock star Brian May.

Get into spirit of ballet company

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

DANCERS in Dorset are being sought to get involved with an amateur ballet company.

Tempers ignite at DCH ‘gagging’ talks

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

TEMPERS flared at a public meeting as governors discussed a proposal to appoint a spokesperson.

Bell ringing open day in aid of bell restoration

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

DORCHESTER hosted a bell-ringing open day in aid of the Salisbury Diocesan Bell Restoration.

'We won’t be gagged' – governors in revolt at hospital plan

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00am Monday 8th September 2014

PATIENT campaigners claim moves are being made to ‘gag’ them to prevent them speaking out about Dorset County Hospital.

VIDEO: 'Best ever' Dorset County Show as thousands flock to Dorchester WITH FULL SHOW RESULTS

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:24pm Sunday 7th September 2014

ORGANISERS of Dorset County Show have described this year's event as 'the best ever', with thousands of people coming through the gates.

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: County Show success as thousands enjoy day one

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:01pm Saturday 6th September 2014

THOUSANDS turned out for the start of Dorset County Show today.

Fundraising event to be held in memory of popular businessman

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

A FUNDRAISING event is being held in memory of a popular Weymouth businessman.

More success for beauty who beat bullies with her looks

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Friday 5th September 2014

A DORSET beauty queen who beat the bullies is going from strength to strength after scooping even more titles.

Dorset County Show set to wow crowds

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:33am Friday 5th September 2014

SHOWJUMPING llamas and daredevil stunt displays are some of the headline acts set to draw thousands of people to the Dorset County Show this weekend.

Claims that £1m spent on no-go transport scheme

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

PLANS to overhaul traffic in Dorchester have come under fire after it emerged that almost £1million has been spent with ‘nothing at all to show for it’.

Headteacher blasts free school meals 'fiasco'.

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A HEADTEACHER has branded a free meals policy a ‘fiasco’ after children as young as four were left hungry on their first day of school.

Triathletes run, cycle and swim in county town

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE sun shone for hardy competitors who took part in the annual Dorchester Triathlon event at the weekend.

Couple share secret of happy marriage

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:34pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Bridport couple to mark 65th wedding anniversary with fish and chip dinner.

New hospital car park fees to hit finances

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

NEW parking guidelines are set to squeeze finances at Dorset County Hospital at a time when the trust is already having to save millions of pounds.

Stone Age Trek

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:49am Thursday 28th August 2014

BRIDPORT: Two friends are taking on a 26-mile challenge to raise funds for a cause close to their heart. Sarah Pitcher and Jessica Ives, both from Bridport, are taking part in a trek from Stonehenge to the stone circle at Avebury in Wiltshire in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Dad's big mission is to save vital cash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A father from Dorchester is taking on a mammoth challenge in aid of a children’s hospice.

Triathletes set to descend on Dorchester

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

ATHLETES will be descending on Dorchester for one of the most scenic triathlons in the South West this weekend.

Youngsters’ chance to work in wildlife

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:22am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A WILDLIFE charity has been passing on skills to the next generation of wildlife conservationists.

Desperate smokers proving a real drag for Dorchester anti-litter group Stop the Drop

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

DESPERATE thieves are targeting containers full of cigarette butts to re-use the tobacco.

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree