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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Get tickets for MP’s talk at pub

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11:21am Thursday 9th October 2014

The Right Hon Lynne Featherstone MP will attend an event in the town hosted by The West Dorset Liberal Democrats.

Punch may have broken window

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11:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

LYME REGIS: A window at the front of the Mariners Hotel on Silver Street, Lyme Regis, sustained damage on Friday night or Saturday morning after possibly being punched.

Lyme Regis woman already in queue for beach hut booking day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:44am Friday 3rd October 2014

WAITING has proved no problem for one Lyme Regis resident who is already camped outside the Town Council offices aiming to secure an annual beach hut lease.

UPDATE: Project to develop cleaner seas off Lyme Regis set to start

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:20am Thursday 2nd October 2014

WORK on a major engineering project to deliver cleaner seas in off Lyme Regis will soon be underway.

Plans to resurface By the Bay restaurant roof put on hold

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Plans to resurface the roof above the By the Bay restaurant and amusement arcade in the town look set to be put on hold.

New site for affordable housing revealed in Lyme

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A new site for affordable housing in the town has been revealed by the Community Land Trust (CLT).

Community raises £4k to replace lights

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

The community has been praised for rallying to raise £4,000 to replace the town’s Christmas lights after they were destroyed by vandals.

Hotel access to go ahead

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Councillors look set to grant access into Langmoor Gardens from the Three Cups hotel site as final proposals for the dilapidated hotel are submitted.

Lyme councillors concerned over delays to skate park

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Councillors have hit out over the time taken to progress plans for the much anticipated Lyme Regis skatepark.

VIDEO: Woodroffe singer set to wow judges at OpenMic UK regional finals

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:58am Thursday 2nd October 2014

LYME REGIS: A schoolgirl singing sensation has vowed to be better than ever this year as she performs at the OpenMic UK regional finals.

Lyme's council in fight to save housing units at Monmouth House

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:54am Thursday 2nd October 2014

LYME REGIS: The town council will fight to save affordable housing units at Monmouth House after the development trust deemed the building too expensive to run.

Lyme priority beach hut booking system again this year

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A residents only booking day to secure reservation dates for the Cart Road day huts will be held on Saturday, giving special consideration to those who live in the town full-time.

WITH VIDEO: Small shark spotted on Lyme Regis beach

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:36pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HOLIDAYMAKERS have been left baffled after a small species of shark was spotted on a Lyme Regis beach.

RNLI lifeboat tows boat to safety after fire onboard

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:33pm Friday 26th September 2014

LYME Regis fire chief Virgil Turner called for help from the town’s RNLI lifeboat crew when his cruiser caught fire four miles off the coast.

Sea wall gaps pose danger to children

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Residents fear the new sea wall walkway – part of the multimillion pound East Cliff stabilisation work – is dangerous to children.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO: Devastating lightning strike blasts family home

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:35am Friday 19th September 2014

A FAMILY had an ‘incredibly lucky’ escape after a lightning strike blew apart the back of their West Dorset home.

Vandals smash Christmas light bulbs

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:32am Thursday 18th September 2014

LYME REGIS: Vandals have destroyed the town’s Christmas lights which have cost organisers around £2,000 to replace, it is claimed.

Boat towed after running out of fuel

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MOTOR boat with two men aboard was towed back to the harbour after running out of fuel.

Two arrests for theft and burglary in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset Police

2:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

One man was arrested for theft and another for burglary in separate incidents in Lyme Regis on Monday.

Hut owners claiming storm debris blocks view

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:33am Thursday 11th September 2014

LYME REGIS: Monmouth beach hut owners have urged the town council to take action after claims damage from the severe winter storms is obstructing the view from their huts.

Rock legend leads record breaking music fundraiser

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:48pm Sunday 7th September 2014

THOUSANDS grabbed their guitars and joined the UK's biggest band - led by a rock legend - for Guitars on the Beach.

Strum on down to join big beach gig

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:35am Thursday 4th September 2014

LYME REGIS: Ladies and gentlemen, your house band awaits you.

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.

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

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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

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12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Lifeboat launched to rescue children cut off by tide

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Paddle boarder rescued after getting swept away in strong winds

9:18am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Eight people were cut off by the tide in separate incidents yesterday, Monday, August 11.

Lifeboat Week raises £28k for the RNLI

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

12:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

COUNTY: Celebrations are in order as this year’s Lifeboat Week raised a total of £28,000 for the RNLI charity.






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