Project to develop cleaner seas off Lyme Regis set to start

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:26pm Monday 29th September 2014

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

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

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

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

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.

Sherlock Holmes author pens new mystery set in Lyme

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

A local author famed for his Sherlock Holmes novels has released a sequel to popular book A Twist of Lyme.

Charmouth foreshore and heritage centre repaired after storms

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

CHARMOUTH: Repairs to the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre and foreshore area have finally been completed following severe storms that lashed the county earlier this year.

Demand for lights at ‘death trap’ junction

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

LYME REGIS: People packed into a high-level public meeting to hear proposals to make the Hunters Lodge ‘death trap’ junction near Lyme Regis safer – and urged the Highways Agency to go back to the drawing board.

New future for county house as it is handed over to a Trust

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

2:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

LYME REGIS: Monmouth House looks set for a new future after the Lyme Regis Development Trust agreed to offer the building to the Community Land Trust (CLT) and the town council.

Lyme Regis rowers welcomed home after crossing Atlantic

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:39pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

TWO Lyme Regis rowers have set a new world record rowing across the Atlantic Ocean in an ‘open class’ pairs boat.

Boat towed after breaking down

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

9:12am Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE Lyme Regis RNLI Lifeboat was launched after a boat broke down off Axemouth Harbour.

Site for social homes in Lyme Regis pinpointed

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

11:00am Monday 4th August 2014

LYME REGIS: A potential site for affordable housing in the town has been identified by the Lyme Regis Community Land Trust (CLT).

Lyme residents encouraged to light up the town to mark 100 years since WWI

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:53am Friday 1st August 2014

LYME Regis residents are being encouraged to light a candle in commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War.

Lyme businesses turn out in force to have say on waiting restrictions

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:40pm Thursday 7th August 2014

LYME REGIS: Businesses turned out in force to tackle changes to waiting restrictions in the town amid fears trade would be hit.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.






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