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.

Polling station faces the axe

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Bridport news logo

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

ONE of just two polling stations in Lyme Regis could close due to the unsuitable capacity and access problems of St Michael’s Business Centre.

Woman taken to hospital following crash on 'death trap' A35 junction

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:06am Thursday 17th July 2014

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a three-car crash on the notorious A35 Hunters Lodge junction near Lyme Regis.

Struggling boat near Lyme Regis harbour towed to safety

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CRIME SCENE: Lyme Regis Cobb and harbour

9:14am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A BOW rider boat with four people on board called for coastguard assistance after suffering mechanical failure 0.5 nautical miles south of Lyme Regis harbour.

Two-car crash closes road in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset Police

10:42am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A CRASH involving two vehicles closed a road in Lyme Regis.

Mackerel Week sparks celebration of seafood in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A CELEBRATION of seafood has got underway in Lyme Regis with Mackerel Week raising more than £2,000 in its first three days.

Woodroffe pupils reap rewards of hard work

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

SMILES and celebrations were in order as pupils received honours at the Woodroffe School Junior Awards Ceremony in Lyme.

Coastguards assist yacht in difficulty and injured runner

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: UNDER THREAT: The Portland Coastguard helicopter

9:29am Monday 7th July 2014

A YACHT entangled with an anchor chain and a man who injured himself during the Charmouth Challenge fun run sparked alert for coastguards.

Woodroffe School selected to lead national Maths Hub initiative

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:49pm Friday 4th July 2014

WOODROFFE School in Lyme Regis has been selected to lead a national Maths Hub working with a network of schools across the South West.

Channel hop to fly the flag for freedom

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:40am Friday 4th July 2014

FIFTEEN members of the Lyme Regis Barfleur Twinning Association crossed the channel to join hundreds of French families to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Normandy town’s liberation.

Janet set to tackle Great Wall of China for good cause

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: PUTTING BEST FOOT FORWARD: Janet Barratt-Pearce with her training shoes and a photo of her mother

5:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A CARER from Lyme Regis will tackle the Great Wall of China on behalf of the Marie Curie charity after losing her mother to a rare form of cancer.

TV chef set to expand River Cottage empire

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: EXPANSION: River Cottage HQ

1:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

TV CHEF and food crusader Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall raised £1million in 36 hours to help expand his River Cottage empire – but West Dorset will remain at the ‘heart’ of his brand.

£100k lottery injection for town museum

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: BOOST: The town museum

11:14am Tuesday 1st July 2014

ALMOST £100,000 in Heritage Lottery funding has been awarded to Lyme Regis Museum to help develop the Mary Anning Wing Initiative.

Councillor claims Lyme Regis Town Council has 'failed'

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Lyme Regis town councillor Terry O'Grady

11:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

A COUNCILLOR has hit out at Lyme Regis Town Council for 'failing to protect an officer from verbal abuse' during chaotic scenes at a meeting last year.

Final Three Cups development plans unveiled

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The Save The Three Cups Action Group pleased with final development plans. L-R Richard Horobin and chairman John Dover

7:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

THE final scheme for the multi-million Three Cups hotel redevelopment in Lyme Regis has been revealed and welcomed by long-term campaigners.

Motorbike event draws the crowds in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Mayor of Lyme, Sally Holman, waves a flag to signal the start of the coast to coast event. Picture Brian Bailey

1:24pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A CLASSIC motorcycle club event in Lyme Regis raised more than £1,500 for a charity supporting sufferers of brain injuries.

VIDEO: People light up the sky with midnight summer solstice walk

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Commitee summer solstice event. Picture Catherine Bolado.

9:31am Tuesday 24th June 2014

MORE than 50 people welcomed in the Summer Solstice with a walk by candlelight in Lyme Regis.

Bus petition launched over trade fears

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Andy Crockett, Hattie Dyson and Louise Crockett with other bus protestors. Picture John Gurd.

7:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

A PETITION has been launched in Lyme Regis to reinstate the town's 'vital' number 71 Saturday bus service after fears businesses are losing trade.

Rock icon Ian Gillan to perform at Guitars on the Beach in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Ian Gillan

10:02am Wednesday 18th June 2014

DEEP Purple legend Ian Gillan will join thousands of guitarists at the next Guitars on the Beach event in Lyme Regis.

Manor house from famous Meryl Streep film sold to Sir Roger Gifford

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Manor house from famous Meryl Streep film sold to Sir Roger Gifford

6:05pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE MANOR house in Lyme Regis that was immortalised in the classic film the French Lieutenant's Woman has been bought by Sir Roger and Lady Gifford.

Pensioner airlifted to hospital after breaking hip on West Dorset beach

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Looking east towards West Bay from Golden Cap

2:57pm Friday 13th June 2014

A SEVENTY-seven-year-old woman has been airlifted to hospital after she broke her hip on a West Dorset beach.

Successful seafood festival in Lyme raises £5k for worthy causes

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: SEAFOOD AND EAT IT: Above left, chef Mark Hix at the cook-off

10:00am Friday 13th June 2014

MORE than £5,000 was raised for local causes in this year’s Lyme Regis Crab Festival, which saw a celebration of seafood across the town.

Bit of a do over on-street parking in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: EFFICIENCY: Cllr Chris Clipson

10:00am Friday 13th June 2014

ON-STREET parking has caused a stir in Lyme Regis again after town councillors argued that local enforcement officers should be involved in joint council parking initiatives.

Lyme honours its D-Day heroes

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: BY THE LEFT: Cadets parade and sing hymns on the seafront.

2:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

PEOPLE in Lyme Regis painted the town red, white and blue as they commemorated the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Lyme Regis rowers in world record Atlantic bid

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Atlantic Rowers Elliot Dale and Chris Walters

12:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

TWO Lyme Regis rowers have set off on their world record attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean.

Lyme councillors to discuss 'vital' town bus service

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The number 71 bus in Lyme Regis. Picture Maisie Hill

7:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

COUNCILLORS in Lyme Regis are set to consider ways in which the town’s ‘vital’ number 71 bus service could operate on a Saturday.

Town painted red, white and blue in three-day D-Day commemoration

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Picture by Maisie Hill

2:40pm Monday 9th June 2014

PEOPLE in Lyme Regis painted the town red white and blue as they commemorated the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Lyme Regis schoolchildren play their part in D-Day commemorations

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: St Michael's students taking part in a D-Day dance at Woodmead Halls. Pictures: Maisie Hill

4:48pm Friday 6th June 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Lyme Regis have been playing their part in commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day with a themed week of activities.

Lyme Regis lifeboat crew to feature in flagship BBC show

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: GETTING KNOTTED: Crew member Murray Saunders demonstrates his knots expertise to presenter Paul Martin with long-serving crew member Colin Jones

10:30am Friday 6th June 2014

THE CREW of the RNLI’s Lyme Regis lifeboat will feature in flagship BBC One antiques show Flog It! following a visit by the production team to the town.

Jazz Festival gets into full swing

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Jazz Festival gets into full swing

5:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

UMBRELLAS of all colours, shapes and sizes decorated the streets of Lyme Regis as part of this year’s popular Jazz Festival.

Lyme Gig Club rowers begin world record Atlantic crossing bid

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The Lyme pair training for the challenge. Picture Richard Austin

4:44pm Thursday 5th June 2014

TWO Lyme Regis rowers will be setting off on their world record attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean today, Friday, June 6.

Super-slimmer praises weight loss classes for his new lease of life

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: WEIGHT OVER: Super-slimmer Kevin Butler who has gone from a 46 inch waist to a 36 inch waist

4:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

A MAN who ‘turned his life around’ after losing weight is urging others to do the same by joining slimming classes.

Town gears up for D-Day celebration

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Lyme Regis Town Council operations manager Elliot Herbert puts up the flags

2:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

THE WARTIME heroes of Lyme Regis will be officially honoured by the United States Army in the town’s D-Day commemorations this weekend.

Literary legacy lives on due to £2m funds

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Belmont

2:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

THE literary legacy of Lyme Regis will live on after a charity raised almost £2million to restore a historic property.

Heartless thieves target home days after widow's death

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Amanda's parents Audri and David Fenner.

6:00am Thursday 5th June 2014

HEARTLESS thieves targeted a house in Lyme Regis following the death of an elderly woman stealing 'irreplaceable and sentimental' items including a British Army medal.

UPDATE: Homes evacuated after bomb found in garden

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Murder police cordon off Eastleigh High Street

12:21pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

BOMB disposal experts were called to a garden in Axminster after a World War Two bomb was found in a garden.

Cinema targeted in spate of break-ins in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

10:29am Friday 30th May 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two break-ins in Lyme Regis.

Lyme Bay conservation project praised at European awards

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Lyme Bay conservation project awarded

1:11pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A CONSERVATION project has put Lyme Bay on the map at a European award ceremony.

Church Cliff beach 'severely at risk' of failing tougher water quality standards

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Councillor Mark Gage at Church Cliff beach

12:01pm Friday 23rd May 2014

A LYME Regis beach is severely at risk of failing tough new standards for water quality, the Environment Agency has warned.

Cheryl Reynolds wins Lyme Regis by-election

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Cheryl Reynolds, front middle, with members of the Lyme Regis play park association

11:39am Friday 23rd May 2014

COMMUNITY pioneer Cheryl Reynolds has won a seat on Lyme Regis Town Council following an ‘overwhelming response’ of by-election votes in her favour.






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