Thursday, September 21, 2017

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Plans for Bridport to have its own car club

PLANS are afoot for an established ‘hire by the hour’ car club to come to Bridport. Co-cars operates across the South West with its headquarters...

Plenty of carnival spirit in Axminster

SID Vale Carnival Club’s Greek Empire was crowned the best entry at Axminster Carnival on Saturday evening. The afternoon rain may have put some people...

Bridport Mind Fest to get people talking

AS PART of the first Bridport Mind Fest next month, organisers are hoping to reduce loneliness by supplying a number of locations around the...

Somerset Teen’s organs helps eight people live

A TEENAGER who died from a brain aneurysm has helped a record number of people, including five children, through organ donation. Jemima Layzell, who died...
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Robins soar to top spot after perfect start

News from around the West Dorset Perry Street League teams; PREMIER DIVISION Shepton Beauchamp 8 Pymore 1 Jordan Brain was the star of the show...

Fenny felled at the Fort, Witches cast a spell on Rainbows

FOR the second season in succession Lyme Regis knocked out Premier Division opposition in round one of the East Devon Senior Cup competition. Lyme...

Magpies make their move – Thompson comes in to halt...

STEVE Thompson has been appointed as the new manager of Dorchester Town FC. Thompson, who played in the football league for Bristol City, Torquay United,...

Hutchings’ howitzer sees Tigers on top in derby clash

THE first ever SW Peninsula meeting between these two old East Devon rivals attracted a crowd of around 200 to Tiger Way last night...

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Southern Tenant Folk Union

Southern Tenant Folk Union to play South Petherton gig

SEPTEMBER 2016 saw the release of the seventh Southern Tenant Folk Union album Join Forces. It was written following the May 2015 general election...

Jazz with a smile at Ilminster Arts Centre

Two of Britain’s brightest young jazz stars are making a return visit to Ilminster Arts Centre on Friday, September 29th. The Amy Roberts/ Richard Exall...

New folk dance production, Folklore, heads to Dorchester

FOLKLORE, a new dance production inspired by folk tales from Dorset, Somerset and Devon featuring original music composed by Ninebarrow (BBC 2 Folk Horizon...
Louise Parker Jazz Jurassica

Jazz Jurassica’s recipe to banish the winter blues

JAZZ Jurassica, Lyme Regis’s first pop up jazz supper club, is about to launch its second season in the town next month. Coming hot...

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Bridport Mind Fest to get people talking

AS PART of the first Bridport Mind Fest next month, organisers are hoping to reduce loneliness by supplying a number of locations around the...

Training exercise at West Bay

WEST Bay will be the location of an Environment Agency training exercise next week on Tuesday, September 26th. Visitors to West Bay will see...

Plans for Bridport to have its own car club

PLANS are afoot for an established ‘hire by the hour’ car club to come to Bridport. Co-cars operates across the South West with its headquarters...

Town council says no to North Mills homes plan

PLANS to convert The James Building at North Mills into six homes have been recommended for refusal by Bridport Town Council. Members of the...

Food club project up for grant

THE Friendly Food Club cookery project, which has been running in Bridport since May, has been shortlisted for the lottery funded People’s Projects competition, which...

Skaters hope to make short film for Channel Four

YOUNG people working towards the re-development of Bridport’s outdoor skatepark and the resurrection of the indoor Trick Factory are hoping to make a film...

New book celebrates the history of Parnham College

A NEW book detailing Parnham House’s history as a design school has been launched. This month marks 40 years since courses first began at Parnham...

EcoHomes meeting success

DOZENS of people turned out for a meeting to find out more about the developments in solar energy. The talk, organised by Transition Town...

DCC withdraw Vearse Farm objections

DORSET County Council as the highway authority (HA) has withdrawn its objections to the controversial Vearse Farm development in Bridport. The authority has given...

Bus operator says county council recommended its ‘dog’s dinner’ new timetable

DORSET County Council has come under fire and questions have been raised after First Dorset announced the authority recommended the new No 40 timetable....

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