Check test to verify bTB health of herds

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A NEW scheme designed to improve accuracy when testing for bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) in camelids has been launched at a Dorset farm.

Musicians raise £1,830 to help Chloe Evans-Lippett

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Musicians rallied together to help one of their own at a fundraiser.

Heritage forum to create snapshot of life 100 years ago

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Members of the Bridport Heritage Forum turn back the clock to remember the men who fought in the Great War – and to recreate a snapshot of life 100 years ago.

Cancer survivor Amy sheds light on Shine research fundraiser

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A young Beaminster woman and cancer survivor is urging people to light up the streets of London in a fundraising challenge.

One of Dorset's oldest papergirls, 82, set to deliver the last round

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

One of Dorset’s oldest papergirls is retiring at the age of 82.

Nightmare in Kashmir: Vikki Pitcher's e-book relives murder and spying accusations

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:30pm Thursday 31st July 2014

What should have been an idyllic retreat to the most beautiful place in the world turned into a nightmare for Vikki Pitcher when she was accused of being a murderer and a spy.

Rock legend Ian Gillan saves Guitars on the Beach event

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:52am Thursday 31st July 2014

LYME REGIS: Deep Purple legend Ian Gillan has saved Guitars on the Beach from the rocks after the Lyme Regis world record attempt faced cancellation due to a last-minute money problem.

Youngsters still tombstoning off the pier despite warnings

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:47am Thursday 31st July 2014

WEST BAY: Just weeks after police warned about the dangers of tombstoning youngsters have been seen doing it at West Bay.

Family thanks Good Samaritans who came to son's aid

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

The family of a 13-year-old boy found unconscious in the street want to thank the good Samaritans who came to help him.

West Dorset should have six fewer councillors, says Boundary Commission

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1:51pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WEST DORSET: The district should have six fewer councillors, according to recommendations published by the Boundary Commission.

Walk out over transport

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:37am Thursday 31st July 2014

Councillors staged a walk-out at a meeting of Dorset County Council in protest at an apparent refusal to listen to a motion calling for an urgent review in relation to the cutting of bus services.

Bake a cake to raise funds for playing fields

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7:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

LYME REGIS: Volunteers are needed to put their baking skills to the test for a fundraising event in aid of remodelling the Anning Road Playing Fields.

War hero dies weeks after receiving medal

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:25pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A war hero presented with a commemorative medal by HRH Prince Edward at the 70th anniversary of a crucial battle in the Second World War died yesterday.

Monster whale skull helping marine giants

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE skull of the first ever fin whale to be recorded dead or alive in Dorset is helping to raise awareness about the decline of marine giants.

Peter Garland’s the talk of the space industry

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A BRIDPORT man has won a prestigious international space award for his breakthrough work in satellite broadband communications.

Pilsdon worker Dilys awarded the Tony Denison Award

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MEMBER of Bridport’s Pilsdon Community has been awarded a prestigious accolade from the building industry charity CRASH at their Patron Reception in London.

Television soap stars to open West Bay Day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:43pm Friday 25th July 2014

TWO television stars are set to open this year's West Bay fun day.

'Crucial' bus service to continue running

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:47am Friday 25th July 2014

COMMUTERS are celebrating the return of a ‘crucial’ bus service following a month-long battle.

WITH VIDEO: Hundreds attend West Bay Raft Race

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:20am Friday 25th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people packed into West Bay for the annual raft race.

Car damaged in A35 fire

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: 'Take extra steps to reduce fire risks' residents asked as firefighters plan bank holiday strikes

9:19am Friday 25th July 2014

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service was called to a vehicle fire on the A35.

How we lived 100 years ago

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:54pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RESIDENTS can find out what Bridport was like 100 years ago during the First World War.

Firefighters investigate report of a trapped dog

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: UPDATE: Concerns over age of fire fighters

7:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

A DOG escaped safe and unharmed after becoming trapped in a water harvester.

Fears for future of Bridport Tourist Information Centre

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

BRIDPORT'S business community has expressed concerns after questions were raised over the future of the town's Tourist Information Centre.

WITH VIDEO: Family and friends gather to say goodbye to 'humorous and humble' Sir John Colfox

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE village of Symondsbury was packed for the funeral of Sir John Colfox.

Crowds expected to say farewell to Bridport's Sir John Colfox today

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:16am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PREPARATIONS are all in place for the funeral of Sir John Colfox in Symondsbury at 2.30pm this afternoon.

In Depth: the eight new potential gypsy and traveller sites under consideration in Dorset

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:22pm Monday 21st July 2014

A SITE at Marshwood is being considered for a potential site for a gypsy and traveller camp and will be subject to a public consultation this year.

UPDATE WITH PICTURES: Road reopened after Lyme Regis car crash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:47pm Sunday 20th July 2014

EMERGENCY services dealt with a crash in Lyme Regis.

Damory to run peak-time Bridport to Yeovil service

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport May Day celebrations called off

6:01pm Friday 18th July 2014

COMMUTERS will be able to travel between Bridport and Yeovil during peak times and college holidays.

No limits on the dance floor

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

NOT many things cheer you up more than a bit of your favourite music and a good dance.

Turning back time

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Children at Bridport Primary School have been immersed in the history of the First World War as part of a special week-long project.

Limber up for the Big Wheeze event

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10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

TRAINING runs are being held to help joggers limber up for this year’s Mrs E’s Big Wheeze.

Little princesses donate their golden locks to help child cancer patients

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

TWO young Bridport girls are donating their hair to the Little Princess charity.

Life-saving equipment installed in garage

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:11pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A DEFIBRILLATOR has been installed at Kittwhistle Garage in Bridport with help from The British Heart Foundation.

Battle for Hill 112 hero honoured

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:08pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A BRIDPORT war hero was presented with a commemorative medal by HRH Prince Edward at the 70th anniversary of a crucial battle in the Second World War.

Councillors move to do away with West Bay pinch point

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

5:28pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WEST Dorset District councillors have backed plans to remove a pinch point at West Bay.

Broadchurch reporters catch up with real life news in West Bay

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE duo who play newspaper reporters in award-winning TV crime drama Broadchurch have said how filming in West Bay added a particular atmosphere to the show.

Former Lyme pupil hits a career high on new aircraft carrier

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:25pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A FORMER Woodroffe student has described attending the unveiling of the Royal Navy’s next generation aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth as the ‘icing on top’ of his career.

School set to take the lead as maths hub

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:27pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WOODROFFE School in Lyme Regis has been selected to lead a national maths hub working with a network of schools across the South West.

Bridport based photographer to feature on ITV's Harbour Lives

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:36am Wednesday 16th July 2014

POPULAR Bridport-based photographer Stephen Banks will feature on ITV’s Harbour Lives tomorrow night, Thursday July 17, after his work caught the eye of the show’s producer.

Police swoop on Lyme Regis flat in drugs raid

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset Police

12:53pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

POLICE arrested two people following a drugs raid on a Lyme Regis flat.

West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin appointed Lord Privy Seal

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: LEGAL ACTION: MP Oliver Letwin

2:11pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

WEST Dorset MP Oliver Letwin has been appointed to the role of Lord Privy Seal in David Cameron’s Cabinet reshuffle.

Airline pilot is a dab hand at writing children's stories

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

IT is not enough for Patrick Caruth that he’s got a successful day job as an airline pilot – he’s also a published children’s book author.

Bridport Jurassic Coast Run hailed a success

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:59am Tuesday 15th July 2014

MORE than 120 people laced up their running shoes and hit the streets for this year's Jurassic Coast Run in Bridport.

Tributes paid to Sir John Colfox

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:25pm Monday 14th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been pouring in following the death of Sir John Colfox.

Jurassic Fields Music Festival draws in the crowds

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:16am Monday 14th July 2014

A BRAND new music festival in Bridport was definitely good enough for those enjoying the fun.

Views needed in assisted conception consultation

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

1:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

THE Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group is encouraging people to give their views on a consultation document which proposes changes to the existing Assisted Conception policy.

Doris celebrates her 100th birthday

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

THE secret to a happy life is remembering to have fun and make people laugh, according to Bridport woman Doris Keating who has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Brownie and mum enjoy day at Buckingham Palace

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A BRIDPORT Brownie and her mum have spent an unforgettable day at Buckingham Palace during a special celebration marking 100 years of Brownies. Rosey, 8, from 1st Bothen-hampton Brownies, and mum Kirsty Edwardes, enjoyed rubbing shoulders with royalty – of the dynastic and sporting kind.

Bridport Hat Festival to be the best yet

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

THIS year will be the fifth Bridport Hat Festival and organisers say it promises to be the biggest and best yet.

Countryside champions gain Dorset Wildlife Trust award

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

FIVE people have been awarded the Dorset Wildlife Trust ‘Wildlife Champions’ AQA award, which means they can go on to higher level studies to get a step closer to their dream jobs in conservation.






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