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Monthly Archives: March 2016

David Rodigan MBE

Reaching for the stars at Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival organisers are very excited to announce the DJ line-up for this year’s Outer Space extravaganza. And you can be sure that the...
The Sam Crockett Quartet

Award-winning quartet at Ilminster Arts Centre

There’s a treat in store for jazz fans this month in Ilminster, when The Sam Crockett Quartet, comprising four of the most in-demand, creative young jazz...
Orlando Singers

The Orlando Singers in concert

One of the south west’s most prestigious choirs, The Orlando Singers, is bringing a programme of beautiful 19th century music to Lyme Regis on...

Dance and music comedy swings into the Marine Theatre

A comedy about dancing and music and love and not settling and feeling like an eejit and being brave and having doubts and trying...

County youngsters final with Welsh stalemate

Gwent U16 0 Dorset 0 Pro-Direct S&W Counties Championship (at Newport) DORSET Football Association under 16s recently completed their fixtures with a creditable draw away to...
Daniel Kemish

Daniel Kemish to headline night of country music

Daniel Kemish, a young Americana and Outlaw Country artist will headline a triple bill of country acts at the Electric Palace, Bridport on Saturday,...
Allan Pearce as James Bond

Win a James Bond VIP night for 007 people

Bridport Electric Palace is offering James Bond fans the chance to win a VIP night out with six friends to see GoldenEye (15) and...

Rook flying off Brittany!

LODERS-based Mary Rook recently competed in her first solo offshore sailing event, the 342-mile Concarneau Trophée Guy Cotten, a non-stop, two-day race along the...

Muskets set to fire!

AS the top baseball teams in the US begin their preparations in pursuit of the famous World Series, Somerset’s very own champions are getting...

Bank Holiday promotion clash wiped out

BANK Holiday Monday's eagerly anticipated Devon & Exeter League Division Two promotion clash between Lyme Regis and Exmouth Town Reserves was postponed early in...

Batting legend joins the Somerset CCC ranks

SOMERSET County Cricket Club have confirmed the signing of one of the world’s best batsmen. Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene will play for...

Cup triumphs for Pethy, Drimpton and Combe B

MIDWEEK RESULTS Thursday, March 24th JOHN FOWLER CUP FINAL Dowlish & Donyatt p Drimpton Res p THE John Fowler Cup Final was postponed on Thursday...

Directors Cup outcome delayed

THE annual competition over the Easter weekend is The Directors Cup - a competition open to all sections of the club where the entrants...

Colfox girls take bronze in county beach volleyball

THE Sir John Colfox Academy U15 girls took bronze in the recent Dorset Schools Games bronze after being beaten by Parkstone Grammar in the...

Useful coaching for young sailors

WATER activities at Lyme Regis sailing club started on Good Friday with a training session for 11 youth members coached by Chris Turner, a...

Barracudas mixing it with county’s best

THE annual Dorset County Swimming Championships took place recently over two weekends at Littledown (Bournemouth). Bridport Barracudas SC had 15 swimmers who had recorded fast...
Julie Dunn

Tribute to The Girl From Ipanema

It is fifty years since singer Astrud Gilberto released her classic album of Latin American bossa novas The Girl From Ipanema. Gilberto’s crystal clear...

Town to lose pool and gym as B-fit trust ceases trading

A BRIDPORT mum has spoken out about her disappointment on the news that B-fit in Beaminster is to cease trading and the loss of...
Reggie n Bollie

Reggie n Bollie announced for Camp Bestival

Smashing their way into the public conscious with a dazzling array of turns on the X-Factor, organisers are absolutely thrilled that the finest purveyors...
WOW in rehearsal

Youth Musical Theatre’s show will WOW

This April sees the return of WOW Youth Musical Theatre to Weymouth Pavilion Theatre with another dazzling display of song and dance in 'The...

Chilly start for Weymouth golfers

AN ENTHUSIASTIC crowd of members braved the cold weather last week to watch the new Captains Drive Off which heralds the official start to...

Council hands out another £23,000 to local groups

LYME Regis Town Council has handed out another £23,000 in grants to local organisations. The dish out of minor and medium grants last week followed...
The Buffalo Gals

Americana and roots from The Buffalo Gals

The Marine Theatre is the stage for the vibrant Buffalo Gals six-piece band; Americana and roots-inspired old string-band in the bluegrass tradition. The six band...

Two-way tussle for Division Two title

DIVISION One champions Springfield A beat Budmouth A 24-14 although Steve Jackson suffered a rare defeat to Tom Cherry who also beat Craig Stanton. Park...

Theatre packed for annual beer festival

LYME Regis Beer Festival enjoyed a roaring trade over the Easter weekend. The annual event was organised by Lyme Regis resident Mark Jenkin, former owner...

Easter goal hunt for strolling Seasiders

DEVON & EXETER LEAGUE Division Two Culm Utd 2 Lyme Regis 9 LYME REGIS took their goals for tally up to 20 in a week against...

Town council backing for youth club

BRIDPORT town councillors have agreed to further their support for the youth club by allocating an extra £5,000 to the project. The town council had...

Chalet owners refuse to pay rent increase

CHALET owners at Monmouth Beach in Lyme Regis have refused to pay the increase in site licenses and car parking charges, set by the...
Chris Barber

Chris Barber to open Jazz & Blues Weekend

The legendary, Chris Barber and his Big Band will open this year’s Lyme Regis Jazz & Blues Weekend (Friday 27th to Monday, May 30th),...

Rain holds off for Easter Bonnets

THE annual Easter Bonnet Parade, held in Lyme Regis on Sunday, managed to avoid Storm Katie until the very last steps. The sun held out...

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