WITH VIDEO: Police launch crackdown on dangerous motorists in West Dorset

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:16am Thursday 30th October 2014

POLICE have launched a crackdown on dangerous motorists after complaints and concerns across the West Dorset community.

Lyme soldier receives burial with full military honours 100 years on

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

LYME REGIS: A Lyme Regis soldier’s remains have been identified and buried with full military honours – 100 years on and almost to the day after he died.

I’ll have seven inches off the length please

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:32pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: A determined 13-year-old girl proved a cut above the rest by facing the scissors and donating her hair to a children’s cancer charity.

Eyes on the skies for Bridport firework display

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:44pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: People will be watching the skies light up above Bridport for the Round Table’s annual fireworks display on Saturday.

Beaminster nursery celebrates an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

 The children and staff at Wren’s Nursery, Hooke Court, near Beaminster, have been awarded top marks by Ofsted.

Alex’s mission to help RNLI

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:55pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN is on a mission to walk around the UK to raise £10,000 for the RNLI.

Mad dogs & English men turn out for gig

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: The arrival of Mad Dog Mcrea to the Electric Palace is just days away, and the long wait for their iconic folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, and bluegrass sounds is nearly over.

Twisted tales of Pecos Bill and Greg

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: International artist Greg Wohead is bringing his autobiographical show to the Lyric Theatre in Bridport on Friday, November 7.

Burlesque and 80s tunes at Halloween night

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: A Halloween ball featuring music from The Ghouls is being held at the Electric Palace in Bridport on October 31.

Food Festival champion to retire in 2015

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:37pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Bridport Food Festival chairman Amanda Streatfeild is to retire next year.

1,000 sign petition on Bridport development to spark new debate

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:41pm Thursday 30th October 2014

BRIDPORT: The campaign group opposing major development of nearly 800 homes at Vearse Farm in Briport collected petition signatures at the weekend – and now have enough to force a new debate.

Animal charity raises funds with street collection

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8:36am Friday 31st October 2014

LYME REGIS: A street collection to raise funds for animal rescue work was held earlier this month and raised more than £80.

New move could see disabled badge holders pay to park in Lyme

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:33pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A new move by councillors will see parking charges in town council car parks apply to all disabled badge holders regardless of their tax disc rating.

UPDATE: Arsonists torch car in Bridport

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:18am Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car was torched in an arson attack.

Lyme Regis beach huts relocated

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

Plans to relocate beach huts and chalets in Lyme Regis have been given the go-ahead by councillors.

Be alert to fake police phone scam

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:46am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BRIDPORT police are urging neighbours to alert West Dorset elderly and vulnerable residents to a phone scam that has targeted 15 homes inside a fortnight.

Boss in head shave to help cancer campaign

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Company director Chris Marley lost his hair to raise cash for the Stand up to Cancer campaign.

Town councillors object to plan for upmarket bistro

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

LYME REGIS: Plans to convert a clothes shop to an upmarket bistro in Bridge Street has fallen at the first hurdle.

Objection to stall in Guildhall car park

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The Guildhall in Lyme Regis, where town council meetings usually take place. Picture John Gurd

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

LYME REGIS: Town councillors have blasted a request to run a ‘Win a Mini’ stall in the Guildhall car park.

Lyme Regis mourns Lynda Bellingham

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

LYME REGIS: Actress Lynda Bellingham touched many lives – including many people in Lyme Regis.

Showcase of chefs at food fair

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:17pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

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

Sun shines for Apple Day frolics in orchard

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:13pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BRIDPORT: Hundreds of people took advantage of a break in the weather to attend the seventh annual Bridport Community Orchard Apple Day on Saturday.

Trading estate welcomes its 500th shareholder

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

 Community group Enterprise St Michael’s welcomed its 500th shareholder last week, who was presented with a special plaque and gift to mark the occasion.

Living Tree centre hosts Live after Cancer event

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Cancer sufferers got an encouraging boost with a life-coaching course on how to cope with the condition.

Walk raises £8,500 in memory of cancer victim

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Friends of the late Ruth David have raised more than £8,500 by retracing some of her favourite places in a sponsored walk in her memory.

Donation helps to brighten up the Hub

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The Hub is moving following a £1,000 donation which has given the centre a colourful boost.

Yacht found empty near Axmouth towed to Lyme

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

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

O’ what an unusual treat for audiences

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:12pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Comedy duo O’Shea and O’Gaukroger will be in Bridport for one night only next month at The Lyric Theatre with their collection of alter egos to entertain and enjoy.

Awards keep rolling in for Dorwest Herbs

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Herbal pet product manufacturer Dorwest Herbs has continued its award-winning streak this year.

Broadchurch 'church' put on English Heritage At Risk Register

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:42am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WEST DORSET: English Heritage has put St John’s Church in West bay on its ‘At Risk’ register.

Donate £10 to grow a tenner

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12:09pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Residents are urged to dig deep so people can spend a penny at an arts centre.

Revamped Broad Street Co-op store opens

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4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The Co-op re-opens today after a £310k investment.

Helpers are wanted at charity store

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3:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

LYME REGIS: New volunteers are urgently needed for the Tenovus charity cancer support store.

Public invited to have say on hospital development

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3:08pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BRIDPORT: Dorset HealthCare plans to develop Bridport Hospital into a hub for services and will hold a meeting tomorow to exchange views and ideas with members of the public.

Repairs to Cobb completed after storms

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1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Repairs to the historic Cobb following damage from severe storms earlier this year have been completed.

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.

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).






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