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Golf: Angus Hambro Cup glory for Harris

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

POUNDBURY’S Richard Harris scored a fine 37 points to claim the Angus Hambro Cup, held by the Society of Dorset Men at Came Down Golf Club, at his first attempt.

Citizens Advice Bureau chief steps down

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

The Citizens Advice Bureau will soon be under new management as current incumbent Martin Paley prepares to depart after eight and a half years in the post.

Sailing: World bronze for Mills and Clark

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Saturday 20th September 2014

HANNAH Mills and Saskia Clark secured the second British medal at the ISAF Sailing World Championships today, winning bronze in the 470 Women’s event.

Battered bull terrier needs loving owner after its violent ordeal

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A DOG kicked by its brutal owner so hard that he suffered internal bleeding is looking for a new home.

Golf: Charity Week at Weymouth another big success

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WEYMOUTH Golf Club completed its 25th Charity Week with visitors attending from as far afield as Cornwall, Gloucester and Sussex.

Netball: Autobitz edge out Waterside in big opening clash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE Premier Division’s reigning champions and runners-up met for the first time in what proved to be a very tight clash.

Angling: Festival trophy joy for Mears

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WEST Bay SAC’s annual Specimen and Species Shore Festival took place over nine days for club members only.

Swimming: Lelliott eager to make Worlds and Olympic bid

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

PORTLAND’S Jay Lelliott says he is highly motivated and itching to get back to full training after an extraordinary few weeks as an international swimmer.

EQUESTRIAN: Great start for Griffiths at Burghley

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

GILLINGHAM-BASED rider Sam Griffiths admitted he was not getting carried away with himself despite topping the dressage scores after day one of this year’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.

Youth: New table tennis season to correspond with project launch

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE Weymouth & District League is embarking on a new season and several new projects are set to be launched.

Youth: Canada place for Portland's Perham

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

PORTLAND’S Chris Perham has made it through to the World Elite Junior Championships after finishing third in the qualifier in Nottingham which was combined with the European Cup.

Youth: Record Dorset entry claim national crown

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MORE than 30 Dorset Pentathletes took part in the National Biathle Championships, a record total for the club at the event.

Residents and staff commemorate the Great War centenary

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

STAFF, residents and their family members united to commemorate the centenary of the First World War at a Dorchester care home.

VOLLEYBALL: Austin and Boulton claim Weymouth Classic crown

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:48am Monday 4th August 2014

THE women’s Beach Volleyball Classic was won by two legends of the beach in Denise Austin and Lucy Boulton.

GOLF: In-form Watson wins yet again

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

WEYMOUTH’S Michael Watson overcame several spirited challenges to win the Forest Classic for his second PGA West Region Order of Merit tournament of the season.

GOLF: Championship success for Robson

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

TOM Robson produced a superb performance to win the Weymouth Golf Club Championship, adding the title to the County Championship he won earlier in the season.

CRICKET: Voss bros see Charlton Down home

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CHARLTON Down took another step towards promotion from Division Five with the Voss brothers, Luke and Nick, seeing them over the line at Martinstown.

RUGBY: Club helps Pacific Island rugby academy

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DORCHESTER RFC have done their bit to aid a rugby academy on the other side of the world.

YOUTH: McGuinness competes on international stage

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH pupil has competed at international level in taekwondo after receiving a grant from her school as part of a sports scholarship.

CRICKET: Barriball brothers put Uplyme to the sword

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WHITCHURCH brothers Billy and Charlie Barriball struck 93 and 90 respectively in a comprehensive victory for the away side.

YOUTH: Turner brothers among Weymouth medalists

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WEYMOUTH Swimming Club entered a team of 42 qualifying members in the Dorset County Development meeting.

TENNIS: Broughton clinches Seaton title on tie-break

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SEATON Tennis Club’s Finals Day saw several matches settled on nerve-jangling championship tie-breaks.

CRICKET: Imperious Wareham halt Bridport's run

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BRIDPORT'S string of wins came to an end on Saturday with a comprehensive defeat to a well-balanced Wareham side.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Pair continue league dominance

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

THIS year’s dominance of the Weymouth Go Spike League by Dave James and Rob Odsterczyl continued with a narrow 16-14 victory over Terry Oldrid and Craig Bishop.

TENNIS: Open Day is ace with racquetsports fans

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:50pm Sunday 13th July 2014

DORCHESTER Tennis and Squash Club held their annual Open Day in glorious sunshine. A warm welcome was extended to anyone wanting to try their hand at tennis, racquetball or squash.

Tributes to a 'perfect' son

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:40am Friday 4th July 2014

A PROUD mother and devoted sisters have paid tribute to a much loved son and brother who died in collision with a car.

ROWING: Double triumph for Lyme Regis gig crews

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:10pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

LYME Regis Gig Club had two reasons to celebrate at the Salcombe Estuary Regatta last weekend.

TENNIS: Smith and Riley are top vets at Bridport

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

GEOFF Smith and Mark Riley were the winners of Bridport Tennis Club’s Veterans’ Tournament.

SKITTLES: Patriots make it a league treble

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

MORE than 220 members of the Dorchester and District Skittles League attended the end-of-season presentation night at the Trinity Club.

YOUTH: Awards aplenty at Weymouth Cougars annual bash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: PROUD: Coaches and players from the Weymouth Cougars Under-7s set up

6:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

WEYMOUTH Cougars FC’s annual presentation day took place at the Marsh Sports Ground and once again proved to be a huge success as the club enjoyed a glorious summer’s day, culminating in the awarding of the individual accolades for last season.

AFLOAT: Patience fully focused on Rio gold

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: MAN ON A MISSION: Luke Patience

6:10pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

WITH the likes of Sir Ben Ainslie not competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, medal hopes now rest with the next generation of Team GB sailing stars – and Portland’s Luke Patience is determined to do just that in Brazil.

YOUTH: High 5 netball title for St Augustine's

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: St Augustine's

6:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

EIGHT teams from schools in the local area took part in the High 5 Netball League at Budmouth on Tuesday evenings.

FOOTBALL: Celebration for Weymouth Cougars

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: Weymouth Cougars Under-11s

5:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

A SECTION of Weymouth Cougars held their awards presentation after a hugely successful 2013/14 season for the mini and youth teams.

YOUTH: Pupils earn their stripes at school awards

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: WEY VALLEY WINNERS: From left: Tom Edgeley, Alex Jolliffe, Robert Deadman, Richard Edgeley (assistant principal), Marnie McCombe, Rebecca Raybould and Stacey Hancock

5:30pm Thursday 19th June 2014

MORE than 350 students and parents packed the Will Mackaness Hall at Wey Valley School in Weymouth for the school’s 18th annual sports awards.

YOUTH: Wey Valley duo shine in youth omnium

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ON TRACK: Alex Jolliffe, right

5:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

WEY Valley School duo Rebecca Raybould and Alex Jolliffe led the way in the Bournemouth Youth Omnium under-16 races.

FOOTBALL: Dorchester Ladies crowned champions again

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: Dorchester Ladies

7:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

WHILE England fans hold their breath and hope that the Three Lions can overcome Uruguay this evening (8pm), football supporters in Dorchester are already celebrating.

CRICKET: Battling display sees Swans move to the summit

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: SINGLE WICKET SUCCESS: Grafton Straker

6:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

ABBOTSBURY moved joint top of County Division Four with a hard-fought victory over Sturminster & Hinton.

FOOTBALL: Six of the best for Mrs Ethelston's

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: Mrs Ethelston's Primary School, Uplyme

6:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

EIGHTEEN teams from the West Dorset Schools Pyramid gathered at St Mary’s Playing Fields, Bridport to take part in the area’s annual six-a-side tournament.

GOLF: Miners shows class to win Stableford

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: SECOND PLACE: Nick Franks, left

7:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

THE men’s Sunday competition was an individual Stableford and 56 players took part on a fine morning.

YOUTH: Medal success at biathle championships

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ALL SMILES: Millie Hambleton-White, Becky Warland and Jessica Hudson are happy to finish the race

5:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

MORE than 200 athletes representing 46 of the region’s schools took part in the South West Schools Biathle Championships at Leweston School, Sherborne.

TENNIS: Super summer ahead for Melcombe Regis' winter wonders

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: WINTER WONDERS: Team captain Glenda Fraser shows off the Yeovil & District Winter League trophy to fellow members of Melcombe Regis Lawn Tennis Club

4:10pm Sunday 15th June 2014

SUMMER is here but only now have members of Melcombe Regis Lawn Tennis Club been able to celebrate winning the Yeovil & District Winter League.

SKITTLES: Pinups celebrate league title triumph

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: Pinups toast their league success

4:00pm Sunday 15th June 2014

PINUPS have been crowned champions of the Weymouth and Portland League for the 16th time.

UPDATE: TERRAS: Rigg pens one-year deal at Bob Lucas Stadium

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: HAPPY DAYS: Weymouth's George Rigg

11:35am Friday 13th June 2014

GEORGE Rigg has signed a one-year deal with the Terras.

EQUESTRIAN: Bramham hat-trick for Fox-Pitt and Chilli Morning

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: INDIVIDUAL BRONZE: Dorset’s William Fox-Pitt

4:00pm Sunday 8th June 2014

WILLIAM Fox-Pitt and mount Chilli Morning completed a hat-trick of victories at the Bramham International Horse Trials.

GOLF: Liz lands an ace in Texas Scramble

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: WINNER: Pat Baldwin receiving the De Gruchy Salver from county president Kay Everett

6:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

BRIDPORT & West Dorset Golf Club’s ladies’ captain Liz Walker delighted members with a hole-in-one on the sixth during a Texas Scramble, when club officials led teams of new members in a nine-hole competition.

VOLLEYBALL: Weymouth retain Dorking crown

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: The triumphant Weymouth Ladies squad

6:00pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

WEYMOUTH Ladies overcame Surrey Orcas to retain their title at the national tournament hosted by Ashcombe School, Dorking.

CRICKET: Missed chances prove costly for Beaminster

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: THREE WICKETS: Beaminster's Simon Jones

6:10pm Sunday 1st June 2014

BEAMINSTER fell 74 runs short of victory away to Cerne Valley as several dropped catches proved crucial in the final outcome.

CRICKET: Mixed fortunes for defending champions

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: LEADING THE CHARGE: Budmouth skipper Phil Morley

6:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

THIS year’s CM Energy UK Weymouth & District Evening League is employing a two-stage format, with the teams splitting into two divisions following the initial round of games.

YOUTH: Students are a cut above at karate gradings

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: MAKING THE GRADE: Honey Deadman, Daniel Murphy and Max Hickman with Sensei Fumio Sugasawa

5:30pm Friday 30th May 2014

HUSBAND and wife karate couple Stephen and Pam Rawson saw three of their students achieve grading success at their club’s spring course, held at the Osprey Leisure Centre in Portland.

YOUTH: Awards aplenty at Monmouth Avenue presentation

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ALL SMILES: Weymouth and Portland Under-6s at the presentation

5:20pm Friday 30th May 2014

WEYMOUTH and Portland RFC held its mini and youth end-of-season awards presentation at Monmouth Avenue.

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