Search called off after yacht found beached near Axmouth

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:18pm Monday 20th October 2014

A land and marine search by Lyme Regis RNLI and national coastguard personnel was called off over the weekend after a yacht was found beached at Haven Cliff east of Axmouth on Friday.

Plenty to taste at Eat Dorset food fair

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

WEST DORSET: Top chef Michael Caines wowed the crowds when he opened the Eat Dorset food extravaganza at Parnham House in Beaminster at the weekend.

Bridport Apple Day at Community Orchard is a resounding success

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people took advantage of a break in the weather to attend the 7th annual Bridport Community Orchard Apple Day on Saturday.

UPDATE: Bridport police issue safety plea after fatal collision

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:30am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE chief Mike Darby has issued a safety plea to motorists after one man died and several others were left fighting for their lives in a horrifying week of accidents on West Dorset's roads.

Harry Potter star joins cast of Burton Bradstock adventure film

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:54am Friday 17th October 2014

FILM fans won’t want to disapparate any time soon with the announcement of Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright joining the cast of children’s adventure film Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?

Freedom certificate home after 76 years

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:40am Thursday 16th October 2014

LYME REGIS: Celebrations were in order as a Freedom of the Borough of Lyme Regis certificate was brought home to the town.

Boy rescued from scaffolding in Bridport

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:34am Thursday 16th October 2014

BRIDPORT: Firefighters and police rescued a young boy stuck on scaffolding in East Street.

MP gives talk at Lib-Dem meeting

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The Right Hon Lynne Featherstone MP attended an event hosted by The West Dorset Liberal Democrats.

Bay Chorale play concert to mark Remembrance Day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:14am Thursday 16th October 2014

 The Lyme Bay Chorale will mark Remembrance Sunday with a performance at St Michael’s Church with a renowned guest conductor.

Lyme Regis as seen from a different perspective

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:11am Thursday 16th October 2014

An aerial photography company is flying high after capturing these spectacular shots showing the town from a different perspective.

Running group competes in Berlin Marathon

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:07am Thursday 16th October 2014

The letter B has been the theme of the year for a group of runners from the town who have completed four marathons between them.

Smart move for village library as it hosts film night

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

The village library will host a new monthly film night on a new smart TV, thanks to funding from Magna Housing Association.

Lyme Regis school children enjoy cooking masterclass

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:01am Thursday 16th October 2014

LYME REGIS: Children from St Michael’s Pre-School enjoyed a cooking masterclass to round off their celebration of harvest week.

Making the leap to raise money for MS research

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:02am Thursday 16th October 2014

The spur to jump out of a plane was the desire to raise money for charity – but Helen Wrixon said she’d do it again in a heartbeat just for the fun of it.

Ally's going up the pole for charity

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:45am Thursday 16th October 2014

CAN'T say I often write about pole dancing fundraisers but that's the beauty of this job, you just never know what'll turn up.

Residents rally to save church at the 'heart' of their community

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:41am Thursday 16th October 2014

CHARMOUTH: Residents of the village turned out in force to a public meeting in aid of restoring St Andrew’s Church after news that it faces closure.

Residents updated on social homes plan

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:40am Thursday 16th October 2014

LYME REGIS: Residents turned out in force to a meeting revealing more about a new affordable housing site pinpointed by the Community Land Trust (CLT).

Santa’s at Christmas Cheer

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4:31pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The Christmas Cheer will be held on December 3 and the event promises to offer a wide range of festivities and Christmas celebrations for all of the family to enjoy.

Gold standard for farm shop

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Washingpool Farm Shop has received a Gold standard award from Taste of the West.

Raise money to help fight cancer

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12:08pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Help the local community raise funds for Stand up to Cancer at an event in the town on Friday.

Historic butchers RJ Balson and Son to appear on BBC

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:03am Thursday 16th October 2014

Family butchers RJ Balson and Son will appear on an episode of the BBC’s Escape to the Country, showcasing life in the Dorset countryside.

Lyme Regis residents updated on social homes plan

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:21am Thursday 16th October 2014

RESIDENTS turned out in force to a meeting revealing more about a new affordable housing site pinpointed by the Community Land Trust (CLT).

Cheaper housing fight lost

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10:32am Thursday 16th October 2014

LYME REGIS: The fight to save affordable housing units at Monmouth House has been lost after a U-turn saw the development trust ask the town council to buy the property on the open market.

Child swim class

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4:15pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Highlands End Holiday Park in Eype will host child swimming lessons during the half term holidays from October 27 to November 2.

Museum opening hours to change

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4:12pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The museum will switch to winter operating times from November 3 until next Easter.

Free entry to the big apple festival

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12:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The Bridport Community Orchard Group hosts its seventh annual Apple Day on October 18.

Join Quakers for peace vigil

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12:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A peace vigil will take place in Quaker Peace Garden at Quaker Meeting House on South Street, Bridport, on October 18 from 10.30am to 11am.

Down Your Way: West Bay

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Autumn has certainly arrived with vengeance. With the much acclaimed floral boats now withdrawn and the boats mostly out of their winter berths, the place has a completely different feel.

Fuel theft alert

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11:17am Thursday 16th October 2014

BRIDPORT: A vehicle in North Allington had fuel siphoned from its tank last Thursday.

UPDATE: Biker seriously injured in coast road crash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:24pm Sunday 12th October 2014

A BIKER was seriously injured in a crash on the Weymouth to Bridport coast road earlier today.

Mayor calls for Bridport mental health facilities

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:44pm Friday 10th October 2014

Bridport town mayor Maggie Ray has called for the re-establishing of the Hughes Unit at Bridport Community Hospital. Speaking at an event at the newly launched Bridport Mental Health Drop-in Centre to mark World Mental Health Day, Mayor Ray said that she hoped a solution could be found to avoid those illnesses travelling so far afield.

Ancient certificate found Down Under

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:46am Thursday 9th October 2014

A Free-dom of the Borough of Lyme Regis certificate will be brought home after being discovered in an Australian antique shop.

Windsurfer in rough seas near Lyme Regis harbour rescued by RNLI Lifeboat

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A WINDSURFER that got into difficulties in rough seas near Lyme Regis harbour was rescued by the town’s RNLI lifeboat.

Writer James Runcie to be present at Bridport Literary Festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:54am Thursday 9th October 2014

Writer James Runcie has been confirmed to appear at the tenth Bridport Literary Festival due to take place in November.

Bridport Arts Centre appoints new director

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:52am Thursday 9th October 2014

Bridport Arts Centre (BAC) has announced the appointment of Laura Cockett as its new director following the departure of Polly Gifford.

Bridport horse charity helps keep youngsters out of jail

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:36pm Monday 6th October 2014

A West Dorset charity using horses to rehabilitate the most violent prisoners has just published results that show its methods are close to three times more effective at reducing reoffending than other methods – and it has the figures to prove it.

Bridport Lions hold Swimmarathon

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The Lions Club Swimarathon saw 21 teams swim a total of 1,289 lengths of Bridport Leisure Centre’s pool to help raise funds for their donation efforts.

Singers raise the roof in showcase of primary school talent

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

LYME REGIS: Young singers from across West Dorset raised the roof in B Sharp Voices, a showcase of local primary school vocal talent.

Work to start on West Bay flood defences soon

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

WEST BAY: Essential flood defence works will take place in West Bay this month to reduce the impact future storms could have on the seaside harbour settlement.

Symondsbury pupils dress up for Roald Dahl day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BRIDPORT: More than 100 staff and pupils at Symondsbury Primary School arrived for class on Friday bedecked as Oompa-Loompas, witches, or giant peaches in a dress up day for charity.

Elderly woman who collapsed at the wheel of her car in Bridport on Sunday dies

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:21pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE elderly woman who collapsed at the wheel of her car in Bridport on Sunday has died. She has been named locally as Stella Smith.

Thieves target Bridport adult learning centre

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:48pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

BRIDPORT Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves targeted a learning centre for vulnerable adults in the town.

Woodroffe singer wins place at Open Mic UK national finals

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:34am Monday 6th October 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL singing sensation has made it through to the final of a national singing competition after wowing the judges.

Gardening group seeks volunteers

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11:21am Thursday 9th October 2014

BRIDPORT: The Bridport Borough Gardens Community Group are seeking volunteers to assist in the redesign of wild flower areas in the town.

Tanners win bike race

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

BRIDPORT: A team from The Tanners pub won a fun cycle ride organised by Palmers Brewery for National Cask Ale Week.

Service looking for volunteers

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11:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

WEST DORSET: The Royal Voluntary Service home library service is looking for more volunteers.

Harvest service at village church

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11:18am Thursday 9th October 2014

WEST DORSET: St Mary’s Church in Burton Bradstock is holding its harvest celebration on Sunday, October 12 at 11am.

Bridport car boot fund collection

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BRIDPORT: Nearly £15,000 has been given to good causes in the area.

A Veast of Folk at Burton Bradstock

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BURTON BRADSTOCK: A Veast of Folk revived an old tradition of music, song and dance in the village and raised more than £600 for the RNLI.

Chideock

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

LYN CRISP, CHIDEOCK, l.crisp@homecall.co.uk






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