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Children's author Ged writes another tale

SOMETHING TO SAY: Bridport author Ged Duncan

BRIDPORT author and performance poet Ged Duncan has just published his fourth children's book - Don’t Eat the Hoomans!

5:19pm Tuesday 6 December 2016

Beat the bleak midwinter blues with Bridport's first Winter Solstice Festival

BILLY AND BOLLYWOOD: This will be the first year of the Winter Solstice Festival    Picture: Anthony Griffin

MIDWINTER magic is on its way for Bridport’s first ever Winter Solstice Festival.

6:41am Thursday 1 December 2016

Football: Mid-table target on boss Adam Fricker’s radar

SETTING GOALS: Adam Fricker wants his side to finish in the top 10

ADAM Fricker feels a mid-table finish is his side’s main target for the season as the Bees near the halfway point in their Toolstation Western Premier Division campaign.

6:03am Thursday 1 December 2016

SHOW YOU CARE: Consultation launched on future of NHS services in Dorset

MAKING FEELINGS KNOWN: The Kingfisher ward march in Dorchester. Picture:JOHN GURD JG17907

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to protect services at Dorset County Hospital have endorsed the 'have your say' message, calling for people to speak out about how important the Dorchester hospital is to them and their families.

6:00am Thursday 1 December 2016

New plan to find Trick Factory a new home

UP IN THE AIR: Youngsters need new premises to replace the Trick Factory

THE Trick Factory may no longer have a home on the St Michael's Trading Estate in Bridport but its supporters refuse to let that be the end of the story.

7:00am Thursday 1 December 2016

We wouldn't use reindeer if it caused them distress: Christmas Cheer organisers hit back at campaigners

NO CONCERNS: Reindeer at last year’s Bridport Christmas Cheer event Picture: GRAHAM HUNT PHOTOGRAPHY

ORGANISERS of Bridport Christmas Cheer have hit back at campaigners over the welfare of reindeer that will feature at next week’s event.

7:00am Thursday 1 December 2016

No stopping the rhythm of blues for Nine Below Zero heading to town

STOMPING THE STAGE: Nine Below Zero are all set to electrify the palace    Picture: Picasa

THEY’VE been tearing it up for the best part of 40 years, since riding the seismic tsunami created by the punk rock earthquake with their high energy blues.

6:45am Thursday 1 December 2016

A stand-out support act: The RPMs are back in town

BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS: The RPMs are heading to Bridport to support The Beat at the Electric Palace

THEY describe themselves as a rock band not afraid of a good pop tune – and it's that alternative pop sound The RPMs are bringing to the Electric Palace next week that's making the band stand out from the crowd.

6:11am Thursday 1 December 2016


BLACKMORE MARGARET ELIZABETH Died peacefully on Friday, 25 November 2016. Wife of the late Alan and mother to Janet, Andrew, Sally and Richard. Much loved by all her family and friends. Funeral service will take place at St Mary’s Church, Walditch…

4:51am Thursday 1 December 2016


GIBBS DOUGLAS NORMAN Passed away suddenly at home in Beaminster on 15 November 2016. Beloved husband of the late Jean, much loved by all his family and friends. Funeral service will take place at St Swithun’s Church, Bridport on Wednesday, 7…

4:51am Thursday 1 December 2016
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