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New mayor for Bridport

A NEW mayor has been installed in Bridport, and she looks forward to supporting young people, the environment and local businesses and producers. Councillor...

Andrew Moulding is new EDDC chairman

A SENIOR councillor, with decades of experience in local government, has been elected as the new chairman of East Devon District Council (EDDC). Cllr Andrew Moulding...

Residents call to clean up ‘squalid’ and ‘run down’ rail bridge

RESIDENTS living near Damers Road rail bridge in Dorchester have called for a clean-up. They say that it was bad enough that the bridge walls...

Volunteers needed to support the young and vulnerable in custody

VOLUNTEERS from the Yeovil area are being sought to support young people and vulnerable adult detainees who enter police custody. Somerset County Council’s Youth Offending...
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Georgy is best!

SIXTEEN-year-old Georgy Ivakhnenko has become Bridport Squash Club’s Junior Champion. In a thrilling match he had to come back from two games down against...

Bell Broadway and Faces moving on up

THE Ilminster & District Skittles League's Division Two presentation evening was held on Wednesday at the King's Head, Merriott home of league champions Bell...

Bridport Ladies suffer first defeat

BRIDPORT Bowling Club's Ladies A team suffered their first Dorset Division One defeat of the season when they were beaten 35-53 by West Moors. Scores;...

Lyme seconds pounded at Portland

THERE were varying fortunes for Lyme Regis Bowlers in the Men's Leagues, with a fine 8-2 win for the championship side against a strong...

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Dakhla Brass

Punchy ‘Dakhla Brass’ to play Bridport

DAKHLA BRASS weave glittering brass threads into intricate musical tapestries like no other band, and they will be performing at the first of two special...
Rhodri Miles as Richard Burton

A look at the life of the great Welsh actor Richard...

THE life of the late, great Richard Burton is brought to life by leading Welsh actor Rhodri Miles in his one-man show, Burton at Dorchester...
Ayesha Hazarika

Ayesha Hazarika talks politics, power and how we lost the plot

AYESHA Hazarika, MBE, started her career as a stand-up comedian playing clubs across the country. She then took what she thought was a natural diversion into the...
Sam Bailey

X Factor Star Sam Bailey set to wow Weymouth

THIS year, former X factor winner and gold-selling artist Sam Bailey is delighting fans up and down the country on her ‘Sing My Heart Out’...

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Georgy is best!

SIXTEEN-year-old Georgy Ivakhnenko has become Bridport Squash Club’s Junior Champion. In a thrilling match he had to come back from two games down against...

Residents call to clean up ‘squalid’ and ‘run down’ rail bridge

RESIDENTS living near Damers Road rail bridge in Dorchester have called for a clean-up. They say that it was bad enough that the bridge walls...

Women join the Race for Life in memory of loved ones

ORGANISERS of this weekend’s Dorchester Race for Life are hoping to raise £40,000 from the event to help the fight against cancer. Runners who took part...

Secret wartime unit honoured with memorial

A MEMORIAL has been unveiled to a secret wartime unit at Stratton and tributes paid to the men who, had the UK been invaded, would...

New mayor sworn in

COUNCILLOR Kevin Brookes was sworn in as Mayor at Weymouth & Portland Borough Council’s Mayor Making ceremony last week. Councillor Brookes was handed the robes...

‘Disgusting’ – Council criticised over state of disabled toilets

WEYMOUTH'S drug and alcohol abusers have turned their attention to public toilets for people with disabilities near the main beach after the borough council closed...

Volunteers needed to support the young and vulnerable in custody

VOLUNTEERS from the Yeovil area are being sought to support young people and vulnerable adult detainees who enter police custody. Somerset County Council’s Youth Offending...

Andrew Moulding is new EDDC chairman

A SENIOR councillor, with decades of experience in local government, has been elected as the new chairman of East Devon District Council (EDDC). Cllr Andrew Moulding...

Expanded recycling service rolls out

MORE than 50,000 households in East Devon are just a few weeks away from being able to recycle more items than ever before when a...

Knives amnesty across Somerset

POLICE have released shocking images of hundreds of knives handed in during an amnesty across Somerset recently. In Yeovil, dozens of bladed weapons were found by...

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