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Bridport

SUSPENDED SENTENCE: Thomas Essex

Bridport scrap metal dealer who punched rival given suspended sentence

"Targeted" badger cull to take place in Dorset this year

'Targeted' Dorset badger cull to begin this year

Charlotte Warn and her Kingsbury Red Devon, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17578

Crowds enjoy best of agriculture at Melplash Show 2015

LIBERATING: Mel Rich raised money for Macmillan. Picture by Neil Barnes

Mel's brave shave to help fight cancer

The Melplash Show. Picture by Finnbarr Webster

Melplash Show: Reality for farmers is a difficult one, says West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin

HOUSING PLANS: The site of the proposed Watton Park development, Bridport. Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13418

Bridport housing development recommended for approval

Freshwater Beach

UPDATED: Coastguards urge beach-goers to be 'responsible' after three taken to hospital in west Dorset

Top names come to support Bridport Literary Festival

Top names come to support Bridport Literary Festival

IMPORTANT FIND: Archaeologist Nancy Grace with some of the removed fragments © National Trust / Martin Papworth

Rare find of ancient bones in west Dorset

CCTV appeal following a theft in Bridport

CCTV appeal launched after clothes stolen from Bridport shop

Met Office issues warning for heavy rain in Dorset

Met Office issues warning for heavy rain in Dorset

Bridport Tourist Information Centre

West Dorset Tourist Information Centre consultation overwhelmingly in favour of service continuing

Fraudster told to expect jail after being convicted of fraud

Fraudster told to expect jail after being convicted of fraud

Melanie Rich at Dorset Fire & Chimney Centre, Bridport doing "Brave the Shave" for Macmillan - 120815, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13367 (34932808)

Melanie to 'Brave the Shave' in Bucky Doo Square to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

HOPEFUL: Bridport Business Chamber president Richard Smith

Coffee #1 eyes up empty Bridport town centre unit

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West Bay Coastguard were called to help an injured woman

Coastguards rescue injured woman on coast path in west Dorset

West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin

West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin denies pledge for £20m to Kids Company

Cattistock Countryside Show - Mrs T's Traditional Tea Time Treats Dorset - 090815, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13359 (34600301)

Prizes handed out at annual Cattistock Countryside Show

Marcel and Kitty Gommers, new landlords at The Royal Oak in Drimpton.

West Dorset pub welcomes new landlords

Cllr Alex Clarke, East Dorset District Council; Cllr David Shortell, East Dorset District Council; Peter Venton, resident; David Baker, resident; Cllr Robert Gould, Dorset County Council leader; Cllr Peter Finney, Dorset County Council

Superfast Dorset reaches major milestone in roll-out project

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WANTED: CCTV image of a man who allegedly shoplifted

DO YOU KNOW HIM: CCTV appeal after beauty items stolen from Bridport supermarket

Coastguards are reminding people to wear lifejackets

Coastguard called to possible kayak in distress in west Dorset

TRIBUTES: Gerald Quinn

Tributes paid to former teacher Gerald Quinn who died in A35 crash in Bridport

Met Office issue severe weather warning for 'torrential downpours' in west Dorset

Met Office issue severe weather warning for 'torrential downpours' in west Dorset

Police were called to a collision on the A3066

UPDATED: Man taken to hospital after car rolls into a field near Bridport

The Furleigh Estate

Furleigh Estate teams up with Jurassic Coast Trust

Dorset Police are appealing for information after a burglary in Bridport

Thieves remove entire bathroom window during Bridport burglary

Bridport charity MARINELife to carry out 'exciting' bottlenose dolphin survey after successful fundraising campaign

CROWDS: Boot sale outside the leisure centre raising money by BACIT for a swimming pool

Bridport Leisure Centre celebrates 40 years

EXTRAVAGANZA: Woody the roaming One Man Band will be at the Dorset County Show

Music for all ears at Dorset County Show

SCENE: The beach at West Bexington

UPDATED: Heroic man dies after rescuing child, believed to be his son, from sea

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Retired teacher jumped from cliffs at West Bay, inquest heard

Retired teacher jumped from cliffs at West Bay, inquest hears

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after crash near Dorchester

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after crash near Dorchester

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RAF helicopter forced in to emergency landing in west Dorset

RAF helicopter forced in to emergency landing in west Dorset

SEEK ADVICE: Liz Gilmour, from Padoes Solicitors, left, and Natalie Mason from Battens

West Dorset firms urge residents to seek professional advice after Court of Appeal ruling on wills

VIEWS: Dorset Police want public opinions on how the force could operate in the future

Public to have saw on policing in Dorset

ISSUE: Dorset Wildlife Trust has condemned an application to cull badgers

Dorset Wildlife Trust blasts badger cull bid

TOP THREE: Bridport writer Maria Donovan

Late husband helps inspire debut novel from Bridport author

JAILED: Samuel Perry

Man jailed for having sex with 13-year-old

A woman from Exeter took her own life at West Bay, inquest hears

'Loving daughter and devoted friend' took her own life at West Bay, inquest hears

WINNERS: Lanehouse Vauxhall Minions

West Bay raft racers make a splash for RNLI funding

LIGHTS OUT: Cllr Stella Jones said the research was good news for residents

Research finds no crime link to turning off streetlights

HELL ON WAVES: Will Heward and Eoin Hartwright at the oars crossing the open seas

Ocean adventure for the Bridport accidental rower

ON THE MARKET: Askerswell House was built for the church and used as the rectory for a vicar

Historic Askerswell House on sale for £1.5m

Creating a huge insect at the Nature Rocks event at West Bay

Nature Rocks event to return to West Bay

CD COVER: Pupils designed the Funk Fossils art work

Charmouth Primary School pupils record special CD

Charmouth Primary School pupils record special CD

Charmouth Primary School pupils record special CD

AT THE SCENE: Police on the A35 after the accident earlier this week in which four

MP backing campaigners' plea for 40mph speed limit after serious A35 crash in west Dorset

KICK STARTER: Amy and Sam Toms with their son Arlow who are crowd funding to help people save for a deposit on their first house Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13327 (33463207)

West Dorset father starts crowdfunding campaign to help first time buyers onto the housing market

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