Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Weymouth’s Waterfest axed

IN a shock announcement Weymouth BID say that this year’s Waterfest event will not be taking place in September. The Business Investment District has backed the...

Beaminster man given county-wide CBO

A BEAMINSTER man has been made the subject of a county-wide Criminal Behaviour in Dorset. Daniel Oliver Williams, aged 41 and of Hogshill Street, was...

West Bay dredging works delayed

DREDGING works at West Bay have been rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances. Works at West Bay will start again today (Monday, March 27th) and run...

Police appeal after failure to stop collision near Weymouth

OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses after a fail-to-stop collision near Weymouth. The incident happened at around 2.30pm on Tuesday, March 21st on the B3157 near...

Dorset chosen for launch of lessons and courses website

A NEW website making it easier to find a new hobby or develop a new skill has launched in Dorset. Skill Shop lists lessons...

Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership looking for more advisors to help

DORSET Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is looking for advisors to inspire and motivate young people to make good career choices. The LEP is working...

Launch of area fisheries and aquaculture fund

A NEW fund to support fisheries and aquaculture in Dorset and East Devon has now opened. The Dorset and East Devon Fisheries Local Action...

Barn dance raises £500

BRIDPORT Lions held their first ever barn dance at the start of the month and raised £500 for the Bridport Barracudas. Lions president Lucy...

Blind club entertained with singing

BRIDPORT Blind Club were recently entertained by local singing duo Val Hall and Dave Tizzard. They played some classics such as ‘You Are My...

Missing Axminster woman found

The search for Missing Axminster woman Karen Wyatt has ended after she was located. Karen Wyatt was last seen at around 10am on Thursday, March...

Tommy Tabberer cup final slots up for grabs

THE Perry Street & District League’s Tommy Tabberer Cup Finalists are set to be decided on Saturday. Barrs Lane is the venue for the Charmouth...
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Dorset Police pay tribute to victims of terrorist attack

DORSET Police have paid tribute to those affected by the London terrorist attack yesterday (Wednesday) and said that public safety is their priority. Following the...
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Car crashes into Charmouth Pharmacy

POLICE, ambulance and fire crews were called to The Street in Charmouth this morning (Thursday) after a car crashed into a shop front. The car...

MPs in Devon pay tribute to emergency services and victims after Westminster terror attacks

SIR Hugo Swire and Neil Parish Have both paid tribute to the emergency services and victims following yesterday's (March 22nd) terror attacks outside of...

Green Fortnight begins on Friday

BRIDPORT’S first ever Green Fortnight launches this Friday (March 24th) at Bridport Town Hall to inspire local people to live a more sustainable lifestyle...

Plans progress for accessible skate park in town

THE successful partnership between the Bridport Young Persons Action Trust (BYPAT) charity and Bridport Town Council is continuing as they embark on a new...

Membership growing as Honiton angling club celebrate successful season

HONITON Sea Angling Club recently held its annual presentation evening at the Hare & Hounds public house to celebrate a successful year. The main...

Grants available for local transport schemes

DORSET County Council is offering grants of up to £5,000 to support communities wanting to set up their own local transport scheme, with grants...

MP attends meeting held on food banks

FOOD banks and advice organisations in Dorset have come together to explore how they can help each other do even more for those in...

Groups urged to apply NOW for charity cash

TIME is running out for community and voluntary organisations in the Bridport and Dorchester areas to apply for a charity fund from car boot...

Horticultural society spring show boasts more than 400 entries

THE Beaminster Horticultural Society spring show featured more than 400 entries from 40 exhibitors in Beaminster Public Hall last Saturday. The annual event filled the...

Honiton gymnasts show strength-in-depth at South West Prelims

  ONE after the other Honiton gymnasts stepped onto the podium to collect honours at the weekend, as 19 partnerships medaled at the annual South...

National call-up for Holyrood Academy’s Szydetko

HOLYROOD Academy Sixth Form BTEC Sport student Emil Szydetko was recently selected to represent the Poland U20 National Rugby team. Szydetko, who recently joined...

Chris Hutchings

LYME Regis resident Chris Hutchings works for West Country Vending by day, but in the evenings and weekends he runs his own entertainment company,...

St Michael’s owners: ‘Stop making damaging assumptions’

WE HAVE become quite hardened over the years to a string of ill-informed and inaccurate letters about our plans for St Michael’s Estate but the...

Trading estate planning meeting must take place in Bridport

READERS of this newspaper will be aware that Hayward & Co have made yet another planning application for redevelopment of the St Michael’s Trading Estate...

Thanks for finding dog

I WOULD like to thank the kind person(s) who found my dog ‘Willow’ wandering Allhallows field and took him to the vets on Tuesday, March...

‘Sorry day for democracy’

THOSE of us who value our green and pleasant land should be very alarmed at the way Seaton Town Council voted to ignore our Local...

Congratulations to Grizzly runners

ALL the Grizzly runners should be congratulated. Even if they do not finish, at least they had the courage to begin. In my younger days...

Road improvements: is this the right time?

I REFER to the front page article from February 7th of the Axminster edition of Pulman's Weekly News, relating to the Hunters Lodge road improvements....

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