Meet new bosses of lifeboat operation

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ON BOARD: Nick Marks

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

THREE new volunteers have joined the management team of the RNLI lifeboat operation in Lyme Regis.

Schoolgirl in final three for young reporter's award

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: DOING HER BIT: Ele Saltmarsh

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL has made it through to the final three for a national award for highlighting human rights issues.

Person dies in aircraft crash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Police arrest man following serious sexual assault in Runcorn

2:32pm Friday 18th April 2014

A PERSON has died after a Microlight crash near Lyme Regis.

Dogs allowed in Marine Shelters

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: TAKING A LEAD: The Marine Parade Shelters

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

LYME Regis Town Council has agreed to allow dogs in the Jubilee Pavilion after uncertainty about the council’s current practice.

Mystery over the missing bins in town

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: MISSING: South Avenue, Lyme Regis

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

COUNCILLORS kicked up a stink after a disappointing response from the Dorset Waste Partnership regarding the mystery of the missing litter bins in Lyme Regis.

Church Cliff beach still needs improvements to water quality

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT: Cllr Mark Gage at Church Cliff Beach

11:55am Thursday 17th April 2014

A LYME Regis beach has cleaned up its act but there is ‘work still to be done’.

Cheers! 1,500 pints pulled at Lyme Regis Beer Festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Festival goers sample some brews.

2:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

MORE than 1,500 pints were pulled at the Lyme Regis Beer Festival as hundreds turned out to celebrate despite the wet weather.

School celebrates success at Senior Awards Ceremony

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: GONGS: Ellie Pring, Cristina Hilder and Emily Fuller, all highly commended accross all subjects

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

CELEBRATIONS were in order as pupils received honours at the Woodroffe School Senior Awards Ceremony.

Search for replacement operator at Rinky Tinks seafront ice cream parlour

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ANGRY: Lucinda Cliff, formerly of Rinky Tinks Ice Cream Parlour, Lyme Regis

2:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

LYME Regis Town Council is set to go out to tender to find a replacement operator for the Rinky Tinks ice cream parlour on the seafront.

Oh what a bite! Mammoth tooth fossil found in Seatown

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CATCH OF THE DAY: Angler Chris Gasson with a  mammoth tooth  fossil on the beach in Chideock

10:52am Thursday 10th April 2014

A HOLIDAYMAKER out fishing has stumbled upon a rare mammoth tooth fossil in Seatown.

Mayor re-elected amidst scenes of chaos at council meeting

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: UNDER FIRE: Sally Holman

10:49am Thursday 10th April 2014

COUNCILLOR Sally Holman was re-elected as Lyme Regis Town Mayor amid chaotic scenes at a full council meeting.

Skatepark countdown as Lyme Regis facility takes a leap forward

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Lyme Regis skatepark supporters

9:52am Thursday 10th April 2014

THE wheels are finally off the ground for the much anticipated Lyme Regis skatepark.

Red tape hindering help for fishermen

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Richard Drax

4:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

A DORSET MP says he is facing a blizzard of red tape in a bid to get compensation for fishermen affected by the winter storms.

Audtions open for Big Mix music festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: GREAT NIGHT: B Sharp’s Big Mix festival 2013

2:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

YOUTH music charity B Sharp is urging local budding musicians to take part in their auditions for this year’s Big Mix event.

Triple success for fisherman as first three mackerel of the year caught

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: GOOD CATCH: Fisherman Harry May presents town mayor Sally Holman with the three mackerel caught this year

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

THE first mackerel of the year has been caught from Lyme Regis – and the second and the third.

Brave shop worker strikes out at jewellery thief

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: HAVE A GO HERO: Bob Bennett, right, with Lyme Regis Antiques and Craft Centre proprietor Colin Willis

2:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

A HAVE-A-GO hero from Lyme Regis saved his boss thousands of pounds after confronting thieves who were raiding their shop.

Have-a-go-hero halts Lyme Regis jewellery theft

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Have-a-go-hero halts Lyme Regis jewellery theft

10:03am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A HAVE-A-GO hero from Lyme Regis saved his boss thousands of pounds after confronting thieves who were raiding their shop.

West Dorset pupils rendered silent during poignant trip to Auschwitz

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: MEMORIAL: Students light candles at Auschwitz

11:12am Thursday 3rd April 2014

STUDENTS from across West Dorset were rendered silent as they took a sombre tour of a concentration camp where 1.2million people were killed.

Lyme Gig Club rowers in world record Atlantic crossing bid

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: IN TRAINING: The rowers in choppy Lyme Bay

11:08am Thursday 3rd April 2014

TWO Lyme Regis rowers are gearing up for their world record attempt to row across the Atlantic ocean in less than two months.

Police reveal drink-driving around Lyme Regis not solely youngsters' offence

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

10:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

POLICE have said drink-driving in and around Lyme Regis will not be tolerated after three residents have been banned from driving and fined.

Liz's legacy is wonderful walks for all

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: TRIBUTE: The late Liz Jones

10:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

THE memory of a woman whose love of Lyme Regis inspired her passion for walking has been honoured in a way she would have appreciated.

Lyme Regis councillors reject £100k bus project

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Lyme Regis Town Council deputy clerk Mark Tredwin

10:00am Friday 28th March 2014

LYME Regis councillors want to ease parking congestion in the town – but not by running their own bus at a cost of close to £100,000 a year.

UPDATED: Coastguards rescue teenager dangling 80m above beach in Charmouth

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Picture by Jake Lanning, West Bay Coastguard.

10:34am Monday 24th March 2014

A TEENAGER became stranded on a cliff-face trying to rescue his dog.

Animated video of Lyme Regis' Banksy painting goes viral

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The Banksy work

12:26pm Monday 24th March 2014

THE famous Banksy painting in Lyme Regis has come under the international spotlight again after an animated video went viral.

Boy rushed to hospital after stepping on needle on Lyme Regis beach

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: West Dorset beaches to be replenished

10:02am Thursday 20th March 2014

A WARNING has gone out to parents after a five-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after stepping on a hypodermic needle on a beach in Lyme Regis.

Rethink on Monmouth Beach Chalet planning application

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Rethink on Monmouth Beach Chalet planning application

1:28pm Thursday 20th March 2014

LYME Regis Town Council has withdrawn its planning application to move the Monmouth Beach chalets.

Tourism boost as Lyme Regis voted second in world for beach activities

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Tourism boost as Lyme Regis voted second in world for beach activities

11:55am Thursday 20th March 2014

LYME Regis has received an unexpected tourism boost after being voted as having the second-best beach activity in the world.

UPDATED: Firefighters tackle heath fire in Marshwood

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Firefighters have asked the public to be on guard following a series of suspected arson incidents in Winsford.

11:06am Tuesday 18th March 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze that is engulfing two hectares of heath land in Marshwood.

Lifeboat rescues three people stranded a mile out to sea

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ON A SHOUT: The Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat, Spirit of Loch Fyne

11:15am Monday 17th March 2014

THREE people were rescued by the Lyme Regis RNLI Lifeboat in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Call for owners to keep pets on leads after coastguards rescue another dog in cliff fall

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: HAPPY ENDING: Coastguards rescue dog who plunged 50 metres off a cliff

10:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

LYME Regis Coastguards have urged dog walkers to keep their pets on leashes when they are walking near cliff edges.

Storm-battered Cobb in need of restoration

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: REPAIR: Damage at The Cobb

2:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

STRUCTURAL and surface repairs to the historic Cobb in Lyme Regis could cost hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Repair to the Cobb after storm damage could cost £100,000

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The Cobb at Lyme Regis.

10:00am Friday 14th March 2014

STRUCTURAL and surface repairs to the historic Cobb in Lyme Regis could cost hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Warning after conmen target storm-hit householders in West Dorset

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Warning after conmen target storm-hit householders in West Dorset

10:12am Thursday 13th March 2014

POLICE are advising householders to dial 999 if they are approached by cold-callers offering to repair storm damage.

Children dress up to celebrate World Book Day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: GREAT LINE-UP: Charmouth Primary School pupils marking World Book Day. Below pupils dressed as a pirate, Goddess Girl and Mr Gum

11:48am Thursday 13th March 2014

CHILDREN from schools in Charmouth and Lyme Regis were buried in their books as they celebrated World Book Day.

Charmouth scouts are happy snappers after expert advice

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Charmouth scouts are happy snappers after expert advice

2:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

SNAPPY scouts received some expert advice from a professional photographer as part of their latest task.

Decision on Christian group's beach activities won't be held in public

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CONTENTIOUS: United Beach Missions (UBM) comes to Lyme every summer to run a programme of activites

10:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

LYME Regis Town Council has faced criticism again over discussing business behind closed doors.

Fossil warden funded

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

4:00pm Friday 7th March 2014

LYME Regis Town Council has agreed to part fund a fossil-warden for the 2014 season.

Tributes to RNLI on 190th birthday

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: MILESTONE: The RNLI was first established in 1824

2:00pm Friday 7th March 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to the volunteers at the RNLI as the charity celebrated its 190th birthday.

Give a personal touch to new housing development

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

2:00pm Friday 7th March 2014

RESIDENTS of Lyme Regis will be given the chance to add their personal touch to the new Woodberry Down housing development.

MP plans to open job club in town to give unemployed a boost

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ENCOURAGED: Peter Jeffs, centre manager for LymeNet welcomes the jobs initiative

10:00am Friday 7th March 2014

JOBSEEKERS in Lyme Regis have been handed a boost after a local MP revealed plans to open a job club in the town.

UPDATED :Bomb squad called to Charmouth beach

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: UPDATED :Bomb squad called to Charmouth beach

2:41pm Thursday 6th March 2014

A BOMB disposal squad has been called to the beach at Charmouth.

Dog rescued after cliff fall in Charmouth

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Woman survives fall from 40ft Kilve cliff

10:46am Thursday 6th March 2014

A DOG had to be rescued by Coastguards after falling over the edge of a cliff.

Motorcyclist recovering in hospital after crash in Uplyme

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The victim and another man were walking along Dorset Avenue when they were both struck by a dark-coloured BMW at around 10.15pm last night.

10:40am Thursday 6th March 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was injured in a crash on the Dorset- Devon border yesterday evening.

Community Speed Watch to be started in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: PCSO Luke White with a speed gun

9:22am Thursday 6th March 2014

A COMMUNITY Speed Watch is to be set up in Lyme Regis to try and combat speeding motorists in the town.

Website records highest ever numbers

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: RECORD-BREAKING: Storm stories were the most read

11:03am Thursday 6th March 2014

THE Bridport and Lyme Regis News website experienced another record-breaking month for readers.

Volunteers express anger as community group is 'killed off'

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ‘LACK OF SUPPORT’: Volunteers express anger at the disbanding of the Marine Parade Shelters management group

10:55am Thursday 6th March 2014

LYME Regis Town Council has “killed off” a volunteer community group set up to help manage and look after the Marine Parade Shelters.

Ragged flag goes on sale to raise cash for Shipwrecked Mariners Society

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

1:00pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

THE storm-ravaged flag from Lyme Regis harbour has been put up for auction to raise funds for charity Deputy Harbourmaster Mike Higgs decided to put the ragged Union Flag up for sale on Ebay to raise money for the Shipwrecked Mariners Society, a charity chosen by a fisherman based at the harbour.

14 fun facts about Pancake Day and why we go flippin' crazy for Shrove Tuesday

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Send us your Pancake Day photos

6:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Get your frying pans at the ready as one of our favorite days of the year is here - it’s Pancake Day!

Beach cleaners hit Lyme Regis seafront

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The team before they started work on the beaches

4:40pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A TEAM of dedicated cleaners braved the blustery conditions to comb the Lyme Regis beaches to rid them of rubbish.

Calendar packed for bumper year of events in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: SKY HIGH: The Red Arrows soar over Lyme Regis as one of the highlights of Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week

2:00pm Friday 28th February 2014

LYME Regis looks set for another bumper year of events and festivals.






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