Couple share secret of happy marriage

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A couple are celebrating a landmark anniversary.

Nurse organising ball in aid of Lullaby Trust charity

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Naval nurse Morgan Malwah is organising a ball for the The Lullaby Trust, a charity that promotes expert advice on safe baby sleep and provides special support for bereaved families following a child death.

Hats off to judge and performer Billy Bragg

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

LOCALS are in for a treat at the forthcoming Bridport Hat Festival with the news that celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford will be present to add their own expertise as judges.

Take a tour of the Woman at War exhibition

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A private tour of Dorset County Museum’s current exhibition, A Dorset Woman at War, is taking place on Wednesday, September 17.

Talented artist pens fishy children’s tale

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A lifelong interest in marine wildlife has inspired local artist Nicola Dennis to produce a new children’s book in conjunction with the Dorset Wildlife Trust.

Tall ship entrances visitors to Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

LYME REGIS: A tall ship with an equally tall tale to tell has been fascinating onlookers in Lyme Regis.

RAF Association 'Brew for the Few' held in West Bay

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:05pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Lord Julian Fellowes and his wife Lady Emma lent their support to members of RAF Association at a special 'Brew for the Few' event in West Bay.

My War Horse

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Seventy-year-OLD Bridport resident Annabelle Jackman is preparing to undertake the challenge of a lifetime with an eight-day charity horse ride next month through Belgium and northern France, visiting historic First World War battlefield sites.

Local organisations benefit from lottery funding

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:52pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BRIDPORT and LYME REGIS: Local organisations and charities were given a funding boost on Tuesday following the announcement of the August 2014 Big Lottery Fund South West Awards for All, with 214 grants being given across the county amounting to nearly £1.8mn.

Flats evacuated after gas leak

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

2:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

LYME REGIS: A mains pipe gas leak in View Road resulted in the evacuation of three flats and an unknown number of occupants on Tuesday afternoon.

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.

Firefighters clear up oil spillage on road

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:24am Monday 25th August 2014

FIRE crews cleared up an oil leak on the road in Charmouth.

Motorists face delays after accident closes road

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:51pm Sunday 24th August 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays as the A35 has been closed west of Charmouth due to an accident.

Lego characters in tribute to Mary Anning

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

The legacy of Victorian fossil hunter Mary Anning continues in a new set of three women Lego characters including a palaeontologist – the director of Lyme Regis Museum has said.

Driver has lucky escape after crash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:37pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A DRIVER had a lucky escape following a car crash in Haye Lane in Lyme Regis.

Controversial ten-bed hotel backed

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

2:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A controversial planning application to convert garage space into a ten-bedroom hotel has been approved by West Dorset District Council.

Council fights landfill scheme

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

LYME REGIS: Uplyme Parish Council is supporting opposition to a proposed landfill site in Lyme Regis.

Celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford to judge at Bridport Hat Festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:28pm Friday 22nd August 2014

LOCALS are in for a treat at the forthcoming Bridport Hat Festival with the news that celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford will present to add their own expertise as judges.

Come back in, the water quality’s fine

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Beaches on track to fail now get highest rating

Footpath reopens after inquiry

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

LYME REGIS: A popular footpath running from Coombe Street to the River Lim has been reopened after a public inquiry by Dorset County Council.

Former school site is an 'eyesore', residents say

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A former school is creating an 'eyesore' and giving visitors a bad impression of Bridport, it is claimed.

Bumper crowds flock to Melplash Show

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

FUN was in the air as thousands of people turned out in force to enjoy the annual Melplash Show held at the West Bay showground.

New book reveals the secret attractions of Lyme

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:31pm Thursday 21st August 2014

LYME REGIS: The lesser known parts of the town have been revealed in a new book published by a local author.

Big crowds due at Melplash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BRIDPORT: Crowds will be turning out in force today, Thursday, August 21, to enjoy the annual Melplash Show.

Warning after spate of thefts from cars

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:15am Thursday 21st August 2014

BRIDPORT: Theft from vehicles and criminal damage continues to affect the Bridport area as police again urged motorists against leaving valuables in their cars.

Hundreds of fish washed up on beach in feeding frenzy

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HUNDREDS of small fish have been washed up on the beach at West Bay.

West Dorset firefighters help tackle Axminster Carpets blaze

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

7:28pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DORSET firefighters helped colleagues fight a factory fire at Axminster Carpets today which led to three people being taken to hospital.

West Bay Day raises thousands of pounds for RNLI

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Gillian Summers, Annie Walker and Delia Parks with Ricky Groves

11:19am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WEST Bay Day 2014 has been hailed a success by organisers after more than £2,500 was raised for charities.

Olivia Colman and James D'Arcy star in Bridport torchlight procession

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:46am Monday 18th August 2014

BROADCHURCH stars Olivia Colman and James D’Arcy took part in the annual torchlight procession through Bridport and West Bay last night.

Construction work complete on cliff stabilisation project

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:46pm Monday 18th August 2014

CONSTRUCTION work has been completed ahead of schedule on the multimillion pound East Cliff stabilisation programme in Lyme Regis - but there is still work to do, experts have said.

Controversial Lyme Regis hotel application approved

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:43am Monday 18th August 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL planning application to convert garage space into a ten-bedroom hotel in Lyme Regis has been approved by West Dorset District Council.

Collection tin volunteer wanted

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

4:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Marie Curie Cancer Care is looking for a new volunteer to look after collection tins in shops.

Shop in our store and feel very cool

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

The village shop has already received national recognition for its services and now its customers, staff and volunteers can be sure they’ll be cool while enjoying the shop.

External experts to shape Dorset County Council future

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

COUNTY: The leader of Dorset County Council has warned fellow members that money will be spent on ‘external expertise’ as the council enters a transformation phase.

Man jailed after admitting causing death by dangerous driving in Bridport

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Guilty: David Churcher

12:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

A MAN who drove "like a bullet" before smashing into a van driven by a grandfather has been jailed for six and a half years.

Special contest for canines at Martin Clune’s Buckham Fair

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

RESCUE dogs who take the prize ribbons at this year’s Buckham Fair will also take record prize money.

Jurassic Candles' giant help for hospice

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

More than £500 has been donated to the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust from the sale of Jurassic Candles on West Bay Day.

It’s off with Celia’s hair to help hospital

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A brave 65-year-old woman who is due to have an operation for a rare medical condition will face the scissors in a hospital fundraiser.

Fight sparks police alert in Bridport

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset Police

5:18pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A FIGHT between two people sparked a police alert in Bridport.

Get ready for Bridport Carnival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:35pm Thursday 14th August 2014

BRIDPORT: Carnival week will end with a bang following a packed events schedule.

Ahoy there! Come and join our crew

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

LYME REGIS: Two new senior members to bolster the town’s lifeboat crew are wanted.

Calling all water babies

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

2:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

BRIDPORT: Children in Dorset are being encouraged to enter a competition aimed at finding the nation’s most inspiring swimmers.

Parents pay the price of childcare in holidays

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

2:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

SOUTH WEST: Parents could be spending as much as £59 per day on childcare during the school holidays.

'Lives will be lost' when Coastguard relocates to Fareham

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

WEST DORSET: Campaigners fear that ‘lives will be lost’ as an official date is set for the closure of Portland Coastguard.

Farmers urged to check hay in barns after spate of fires

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

11:31am Thursday 14th August 2014

WEST DORSET: Farmers are being warned to check their barns after a spate of fires thought to be caused by spontaneous combustion of crops.

Bridport dancers bring stories to life for reading challenge

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:57am Thursday 14th August 2014

YOUNG dancers from Bridport brought myths and legends to life in an event aiming to inspire children to read.

Police appeal after thieves target vehicles

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Two car crash in Weymouth

11:21am Wednesday 13th August 2014

POLICE are investigating a spate of vehicle thefts that occurred overnight on Tuesday, August 12, in and around Bridport.

Electric Palace to be put up for sale

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: POPULAR: The Electric Palace

9:04am Wednesday 13th August 2014

BRIDPORT'S Electric Palace Theatre is up for sale.

Stars return to West Dorset for Broadchurch 2

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:24pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE cameras have returned to West Bay – and so have the stars – to film for the second series of smash-hit TV show Broadchurch.

West Dorset construction company scoops four awards

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:39pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A WEST Dorset-based construction company has scooped four national quality awards.






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