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.

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.

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.






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