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.

Revised scheme for controversial homes

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:27pm Thursday 31st July 2014

LYME REGIS: Revised plans for a controversial homes development on the outskirts of the resort have been unveiled.

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

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.

Man taken to hospital after car hits tree in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset Police

11:10am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MOTORIST has been taken to hospital after his car hit a tree in Lyme Regis.

Tributes paid to man who died after collapsing on Lyme Regis beach

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:41am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HEARTFELT community tributes have been paid to a man who collapsed on Lyme Regis beach last week.

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.

Talks to reduce councillors

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Lyme Regis Town Council is set to consider reducing its number of councillors and the procedure to achieve it.

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.

Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week hailed a success

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:38am Friday 25th July 2014

SPECTACULAR soaring displays by the Red Arrows during Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week saw approximately 20,000 people flock to the town to catch a glimpse of the action.

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.

Calls to make 'death trap' junction safer

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A HIGH LEVEL public meeting will be held after repeated calls for action to make the Hunters Lodge ‘death trap’ junction near Lyme Regis safer.

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.

Boat towed after breaking down

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: LIFE SAVER: The £2.7 million RNLB Norah Wortley will be housed in the new lifeboat station.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (8442823)

9:55am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Lyme Regis lifeboat towed a vessel back to harbour after it broke down last night, Wednesday, July 23.

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.

Man dies in hospital after collapsing on Lyme Regis beach

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:08pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MAN has died in hospital after collapsing on Lyme Regis beach yesterday.

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.

Teenagers in inflatable boat rescued by lifeboat

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: coastguard lifeboat - zxc

9:21am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE lifeboat was launched in Lyme Regis after two youngsters ignored advice and tried to get to Charmouth in an inflatable boat.

Police appeal after Lyme Regis shop break-in

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset Police

4:15pm Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after £4000 worth of clothing and jewellery were stolen from a shop in Lyme Regis.

Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week kicks off in style

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The Falcons parachute display team arrive at Lyme Regis harbour. Pic Neil Harvey.

3:11pm Monday 21st July 2014

LYME Regis Lifeboat Week launched in style as hundreds of spectators flocked to the town to catch the first few days of the popular flagship event.

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.

Boat towed after breaking down

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:16am Monday 21st July 2014

THE Lyme Regis RNLI Inshore Lifeboat towed a vessel to safety.

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

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.

All aboard for bumper Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week fundraiser

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

SPECTACULAR soaring displays by the Red Arrows will be just one highlight of the much-loved Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week.

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.

We do like to be beside the seaside - especially on top rated Lyme Regis and Charmouth

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:26pm Thursday 17th July 2014

BEACHES are looking golden in Lyme Regis and Charmouth after they rated high in a list of the best in the UK.

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.






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