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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lewis lauds it to land Langmoor Trophy

THE Langmoor Trophy bogey competition was won by Lyme Regis Golf Club vice captain Mark Lewis who had a good front nine and held...

Pugilists hit by promising newbies

Bridport & West Dorset Indoor Bowls Club team The Pugalists found the Rowers comprising new members Sharon and Les Heath & Brian Suffling too...

Bridport men promoted to championship

BRIDPORT Bowls Club's Men’s first team have won the Dorset League West Area Division One and, as a result are promoted to the Championship....

Men’s team survive after last day drama

THE Lyme Regis Bowls Club's Men's championship side travelled to Melcombe Regis last Monday needing to fire on all cylinders. Paul Pomeroy's rink stormed...

Hardy team through to Cup Final

LAST Sunday’s men's section's competition at Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club was for the White Jug in which pairs compete in a Stableford,...

Blues anticipate exciting season

AFTER a moderately successful season in Dorset & Wilts South 2 Division last season, Bridport Ruigby Club’s preparations are in full swing for the...

Bees flying high until Balti blow

BRIDPORT Reserves made it four wins out of four with a 3-2 win at Mere Town last Saturday. Although not their best display of...

Tough tests for Lyme Regis teams on opening day

Lyme Regis 1 Exmouth Town Res 1 Devon & Exeter League D1 A LAST gasp goal from Sam Bevis salvaged a point for Lyme...

Double cheer with titles for Cattistock and Charlton Down

THERE was double celebration for local cricket this season with Cattistock and Charlton Down both promoted as champions of their leagues. Cattistock won Division...

Close finish to revived junior boat festival

AFTER a gap of several years, the annual Junior Boat Festival finally made it onto West Bay SAC’s junior fixture list. Fished out of...

Bruce batters Uplyme to safety

A MAGNIFICENT century from Bruce Maltby helped Uplyme & Lyme Regis Cricket Club's 2nd  XI beat the dreaded drop down into the Devon League...

Tough test for Lyme Regis at Torridge

Lyme Regis Gig Club fielded a small team for the Torridge Regatta held at the port of Appledore in North Devon last Saturday. The...

Successful national sailing event in Lyme Regis waters

LYME Regis Sailing Club recently staged The GJW Direct Larks National Championships over four scheduled days. With 32 entries, this competitive double-hander class arrived...

Terras take spoils in scrappy derby

Weymouth 2 Dorchester Town 1 Evo-Stik Premier – att; 1,231 WEYMOUTH claimed victory in the first derby of the season on Bank Holiday Monday with...

‘Horrific’ child sex offender handed a life sentence

A 'HORRIFIC' child sex offender from Bridport has been given a life sentence. David Shepherd, 60, who travelled to the Philippines to sexually abuse children...

Fricker: It’s been a baptism of fire!

Bridport 2 Odd Down 2 Toolstation Premier - att; 105 BRIDPORT FC manager Adam Fricker feels his side have made a good start to the...

Late header gets Seasiders off the mark

SAM BEVIS’ first goal in first XI colours saw Lyme Regis bank a point on their debut in the Devon & Exeter League Division...

Five cup competitions underway at weekend

Match reports, new scores and fixtures from around the east Devon football clubs; Beer Albion Res 6 Newton St Cyres Res 2 Devon & Exeter League...

Bus services cancelled as strike action continues

BUS passengers continue to be disrupted as more services are cancelled again today (Wednesday, August 31st) due to industrial action. More than 110 Bridport and...

March to save threatened hospital service

SUPPORTERS fighting to keep the Kingfisher ward, special care baby unit and maternity services at Dorset County Hospital have organised a march through Dorchester. They...

Camera club to close after 60 years

AFTER 60 years of producing a range of photographs, offering help to budding photographers and holding exhibitions in the town, Beaminster’s camera club is...

Phonelines down in Bettiscombe for more than a week

HOMES in a rural West Dorset village have been left without phone lines and internet access for more than a week after a telegraph...

Twelve man team rescues dog

WEST Bay Coastguards are continuing to urge walkers to keep their dogs on a lead near the cliffs after they were called to rescue...

Visitors flock to summer show

BEAMINSTER Horticultural Society have celebrated another successful summer show, attracting more than 500 entries. Beaminster Public Hall was filled with colour when the annual event...

Final push for arts centre fundraiser

AS REDEVELOPMENT works are under way at Bridport Arts Centre, the team at the venue would like to extend their thanks to all the...

Air ambulance backs ‘Missing Type’ campaign for new blood donors

THE team at Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance (DSAA) has announced that it is supporting this year’s Missing Type campaign for new blood donors. The...

Midweek derby ends honours even

Sidmouth Town 1 Axminster Town 1 South-West Peninsula League D1 (E) A LAST minute header from Oscar Latas salvaged appoint for Axminster Town from a hard-fought...

MusicAthon donates £900 each to two local causes

TWO local charities have greatly benefitted from this year’s MusicAthon, which raised £1,800. The annual event, held in June, donated £900 to both The Richard...

GCSE students are top of the class

JUST after achieving excellent A-level results, Beaminster School is celebrating another successful set of GCSE results. There were an impressive set of achievements across all...
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Fire crews called out for smoke bombs

FIRE crews were called to a flat in Coombe Street, Lyme Regis, this morning (Wednesday) after a neighbouring resident reported that they could smell...

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