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One person turned up for Bridport Town Council's public engagement experiment... and they didn't want to speak

Bridport Town Hall

BRIDPORT Town Council’s experiment in engaging the public in its business saw one person in the audience.

12:00pm Friday 1 July 2016

Personality is key for Bridport Carnival royalty

Bridport carnival queen and princess contest. l to r, Molly Rayner, Jess Boylin, Asha Ali and Chloe West. Picture:JOHN GURD JG17769

BRIDORT crowned a new Royal family at the weekend.

3:02pm Thursday 30 June 2016

Tennis: Bridport aces earn league promotion

CHAMPIONS: Bridport, from left to right: Joe Chadwick, George Skellern, Arran Hall and Ludo Blackburn

BRIDPORT Tennis Club won the Division Two Dorset Aegon Team Championships, beating along the way, San Sebastian, Christchurch and East Dorset.

2:00pm Tuesday 28 June 2016

Through the lens for textile show exploring 1890s wear

GIRL IN THE TARTAN DRESS: Alice Beeton aged four and a half years

AS part of a series to shine the light on the treasures that Bridport Museum looks after – and to encourage people to donate to their crowdfunding appeal – we have another article from its volunteers:

6:09am Saturday 25 June 2016

Millions of pounds of public money spent on superfast broadband - so why aren't people taking it up?

Openreach engineer Dave Huggins installing superfast broadband.

MILLIONS of pounds worth of public money has been spent on providing superfast broadband in west Dorset.

6:03am Saturday 25 June 2016

Three ‘exciting’ projects in bid for £2m funding

EXCITING PROJECT: West Bay Methodist Church

BRIDPORT and West Bay could be set to benefit from funding for three “exciting” projects.

6:12am Sunday 26 June 2016

West dorset schools fly the environmental flag (* they're some of the most sustainable in the UK!)

FIRST CLASS: Eight West Dorset schools have been awarded an Eco-Schools Green Flag

THE future for innovative schools in West Dorset is not just looking bright, it’s looking green too after being awarded Green Flag status.

8:04am Thursday 30 June 2016

Comedy cafe's fresh set of stand-ups ready to storm the stage


RISING TV comedy star Sean McLoughlin will be the latest talent to headline Bridport Arts Centre comedy cafe.

6:25am Thursday 30 June 2016

Soulful folk singer is sticking to her roots with acoustic set

Charlie Dore

ONE of the UK’s most respected songwriters, Charlie Dore, is bringing her own music reflecting her roots-acoustic background to Bridport for a soulful set.

6:15am Thursday 30 June 2016

Duncan the tractor joins the Hillbillies - thanks to your News

NEW WHEELS: Allington Hill volunteers Riley Cooper sitting on the new tractor, Phil Lathey, Allington Parish Council and Cathy Harvey taken at their  Queens 90th picnic event

THANKS in part to the power of the Bridport News the Allington Hillbillies now have a new tractor.

6:03am Saturday 25 June 2016
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