West Dorset businesses go baking mad for Macmillan

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:10am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HUNDREDS of businesses across Dorset laid on cakes and coffee to take part in Macmillan Cancer Support’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Project to develop cleaner seas off Lyme Regis set to start

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:20am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WORK on a major engineering project to deliver cleaner seas in off Lyme Regis will soon be underway.

Do you know this woman? Police release image of woman who took cash from supermarket

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:25pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a woman who was seen to take £50 cash from a store belonging to another customer.

Dorset County Council agree on further discussions for Bridport community 'hub'

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:11pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MEMBERS at Dorset County Council have agreed to explore the preferred option to develop land behind the library, just off South Street, into a community hub for Bridport. The council has pledged to invest £4.7 million to support the delivery of social care services in the town, including day services, care for older people and support for people to stay healthy and independent in the community.

Supermarkets cut up to 5 pence off petrol prices sparking 'fuel war' at pumps

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:01pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

MOTORISTS will be paying less at the pumps from today after supermarkets slashed the price of fuel.

Former pilot denies child sex offences

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A FORMER British Airways pilot has taken to the witness stand to deny a string of child sex offences.

Overturned car blocking road between Abbotsbury and Swyre

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Police are appealing for information after a teenager had his ear bitten off in an attack.

11:21am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A CAR has turned on its side on the road between Abbotsbury and Swyre.

WITH VIDEO: Small shark spotted on Lyme Regis beach

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:36pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HOLIDAYMAKERS have been left baffled after a small species of shark was spotted on a Lyme Regis beach.

Bridport Mental Health Drop-in Centre opens

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:09pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE NEW Mental Health Drop-in Centre officially opened in Bridport, providing much need support to those suffering with or recovering from mental illness in the town and surrounding communities. Created following a concerted campaign by local activists the centre, located at 5 Downes Street, offers a sanctuary to those in need without having to travel to major cities.

Packed service to celebrate life of West Dorset farm worker Keith Baldwin

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:42pm Friday 26th September 2014

PEOPLE packed into a service celebrating the life of West Dorset farm worker Keith Baldwin.

RNLI lifeboat tows boat to safety after fire onboard

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:33pm Friday 26th September 2014

LYME Regis fire chief Virgil Turner called for help from the town’s RNLI lifeboat crew when his cruiser caught fire four miles off the coast.

Angel Carers complete ice bucket challenge fundraiser

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:23pm Friday 26th September 2014

Angel Carers completed the first part of their Fire and Ice fundraiser for the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust and Cancer Research UK with an ice bucket challenge in Bucky Doo Square on Friday afternoon.

WITH VIDEO: Ram-raid gang flee store empty-handed

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:10am Thursday 25th September 2014

Police are hunting ram-raiders who smashed through the front of the Co-op store risking ‘their lives and officers’ lives’ escaping.

UPDATE: Accident cleared and two taken to hospital following three car crash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset Police logo

8:19am Thursday 25th September 2014

TWO people have been taken to hospital following a three car crash in Dorchester this morning.

Loders lifts village of the year title

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

The village of Loders near Bridport scooped the top prize for Best Small Village at the 2014 Dorset Best Village Competition.

Cancer survivor praises helpers from the community

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A cancer survivor has thanked the community for rallying round to help during her treatment.

Sea wall gaps pose danger to children

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Residents fear the new sea wall walkway – part of the multimillion pound East Cliff stabilisation work – is dangerous to children.

Bridport resident Anne Stone swimming for ‘Just Giving’ cause

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A fundraising nurse is swimming the equivalent width of the English Channel – more than 1,700 lengths of her local swimming pool.

The Olive Tree restaurant invites you to fundraising meal

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A restaurant in the town is inviting the community to help make its annual fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust the best one yet.

Spread the word on Broadchurch book

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:48pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BRIDPORT: Waterstones store hosted a unique book signing event to mark to the launch of the Broadchurch novel.

Life-saving scheme in West Dorset to be expanded across county

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: PROUD: Dorset Chief Fire Officer Darran Gunter

12:17pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A CO-RESPONDER partnership between the fire and ambulance service has been given the green light for expansion.

Lyme care home acts swiftly to improve following CQC report

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

LYME REGIS: A health and care watchdog has found that a care home in the town has taken swift action to make important improvements.

Charity shops in West Dorset facing a volunteer crisis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BRIDPORT: Charity shops in in the town are facing a volunteer crisis with two shops already shut and others down to as low as one volunteer.

Old waterworks in South Street selected as site for new adult services centre

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:49am Thursday 25th September 2014

A new purpose-built hub for adult social care services in Bridport looks likely to be built on the Wessex Water site off South Street.

League of Friends asked to raise £60k for new x-ray machine

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:12am Thursday 25th September 2014

A local organisation is attempting to raise £60,000 towards new X-ray and ultrasound equipment at Bridport Community Hospital.

Carry on serving: Joy after police enquiry office spared the axe

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

BRIDPORT: News that the town’s police enquiry office has been saved following heavy county cuts has been met with approval by the leader of the town council.

Bridport FM wrapped up in style with live concert broadcast

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

CELEBRATIONS were in order as broadcasting for the town’s radio station BridportFM wrapped up in style.

West Bay Forum meet up

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

3:28pm Thursday 25th September 2014

West Bay Community Forum is holding an open meeting on Thursday, October 2 at 7.30pm in the Salt House.

Catch Karen playing tango

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BRIDPORT: Accordionist Karen Street’s latest project ‘Streetworks’ will be playing at the Jazz Café in Bridport Arts Centre early next month.

Help to draw up new electoral boundaries

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

12:52pm Thursday 25th September 2014

COUNTY: The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new pattern of electoral divisions for Dorset County Council.

Meeting to link skills to jobs

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:13am Thursday 25th September 2014

Skills Training Bridport has joined forces with Weymouth College and local schools to provide an opportunity for West Dorset businesses.

Court told of gifts to 'underage sex-assault victims'

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

A MAN told a jury he had felt ‘obliged’ to take part in underage sex with a former British Airways pilot after being given gifts and money.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO: Bridport Co-op hit by ram raiders

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:10am Wednesday 24th September 2014

POLICE are hunting ram-raiders who smashed through the front of the town’s Co-op store risking ‘their lives and the police officers’ lives’ in their attempt to escape.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO: Fishing boat refloated after getting stranded on sands near Burton Bradstock

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:01pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A FISHING vessel that ran aground on sands near Burton Bradstock has now been towed free and refloated.

Boy 'assaulted at beauty spot' by ex-BA pilot, court hears

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:15am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A FORMER British Airways pilot assaulted an underage boy at a West Dorset beauty spot, a court heard.

Lorry fire extinguished on A35

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:09am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A LORRY that caught fire caused traffic delays in Bridport this morning.

School bus and truck involved in West Dorset collision

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:08pm Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are on scene after an accident involving a school bus in West Dorset.

Former pilot from West Dorset denies string of child sex offences

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:32pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A FORMER British Airways pilot from West Dorset has denied committing a string of child sex offences.

Hundreds enjoy perfect weather at Eggardon Kite Festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:05pm Monday 22nd September 2014

HUNDREDS of people enjoyed perfect weather conditions as they accepted the invitation to ‘go fly a kite’ at the Eggardon Kite Festival.

West Dorset communities triumph at county's prestigious Best Village Competition

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

WEST Dorset cleaned up at the Dorset Best Village Competition with Martinstown, Loders and Winterbourne Steepleton scooping the top awards.

Police extend search for missing man David Blair to Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Police searching for a missing man from Surrey believe he may have driven to Lyme Regis.

Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall at Dorset book signing

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:56pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BROADCHURCH creator Chris Chibnall attended a book signing at a Bridport store.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO: Devastating lightning strike blasts family home

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:35am Friday 19th September 2014

A FAMILY had an ‘incredibly lucky’ escape after a lightning strike blew apart the back of their West Dorset home.

Vicar's fatal pilgrimage vow: 'I will do this or die trying'

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:34am Thursday 18th September 2014

A vicar who died at sea on the return leg of a pilgrimage had told his wife he was prepared to ‘die in the attempt’.

Bridport police enquiry office saved from the axe amid swingeing cuts

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:19am Friday 19th September 2014

BRIDPORT’s police enquiry office is saved from the axe as the force faces swingeing cuts.

Heavy rain, thunderstorms and lightning to hit Dorset

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:55am Thursday 18th September 2014

HEAVY rain, thunderstorms and lightning could batter Dorset tomorrow, the Met Office said.

Comedy actress Meera Syal will star in Broadchurch 2

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Meera Syal

9:24am Thursday 18th September 2014

COMEDY actress Meera Syal will star in the second series of Broadchurch, it has been announced.

DOWN YOUR WAY: Charmouth news

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

IT always amazes me how many musical people there seem to be in the village, so when I saw the information about The Charmouth and Bridport Pop and Rock Choir I had to pass it on, writes Charmouth correspondent Neil Harvey.

Funding to bolster community project

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A voluntary community company is celebrating after winning a commission of more than £12,000.

Tango the police dog retires from active services

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Police dog Tango is calling it a day after an eight-and-a-half year career sniffing out crime.







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