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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...

Broadwindsor stitchcraft on display

MEMBERS of the Broadwindsor Stitchers have made a range of rainbow picture cushions at a recent workshop. The cushions are now on display at Beaminster...

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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Broadwindsor stitchcraft on display

MEMBERS of the Broadwindsor Stitchers have made a range of rainbow picture cushions at a recent workshop. The cushions are now on display at Beaminster...

Raise your mugs and vital funds for Weldmar

HUNDREDS of people around the county will be raising their mugs and vital funds for Weldmar in their Big Dorset Cuppa event on Friday,...

Samaritans want you to make a difference

SAMARITANS of Dorset answered 28,567 calls for help during 2016 from its branch in Weymouth. About 20 per cent of these were actively talking...

Charity art exhibition in Dorset

A CHARITY art exhibition is taking place at Weymouth Library’s Mulberry Gallery from June 5th to June 17th.  The event is being organised by former...

Bridport community orchard cheque

BRIDPORT’S community orchard has benefitted from a £300 donation from Waitrose, which was raised from their February Community Matters green token collection. The money...

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...

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