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The Hub welcomes record number of visitors

THE Hub in Lyme Regis has lived up to its name, welcoming a record number of more than 800 visitors last month. As well...

Young musicians step ‘Out of the Box’

LYME Regis-based music charity B Sharp hosted a very different music event, called ‘Out of the Box’, on Saturday, December 2nd. Taking place at The...

Keep traffic out of Seaton town centre

I AM appalled at the idea of re-opening lower Fore Street and lower Queen Street to through traffic. Many years ago we had so...

Thanks for your donations

FOUNDED in 1990, Animal Defenders International (ADI) actively works to protect animals in entertainment and research by lobbying for legislative change, public awareness campaigns...

Seaton hospital: ‘I am more than prepared to work with everyone’

HALF of Seaton Hospital remains empty, after the beds were closed at the end of August. I am more than prepared to work with...

Councillor was welcome at meeting

I WAS saddened to read that Seaton Liberal Democrat councillor, Peter Burrows, told the town council of his upset not to have heard about...

Remembrance events well supported

LARGE numbers of local people gathered both on Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday on the Minster Green in Axminster to pay tribute to all...

The CCG was working with the community

YOUR correspondent – Pulman’s View, Nov 7th – asks the very valid question of who was representing the interests of the community? The answer...

Is anyone missing a cake?

WAS anyone in the Brunenburg Way area of Axminster expecting to find a Christmas cake outside their front door on Tuesday morning? We did...

Hospital fight should be politicised

YOUR headline of November 21st reports a complaint about politicising a campaign to keep local hospitals open. Whatever the details of what town councillors...

Bed losses have environmental impact

IT appears that the present management of the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (RD&E) are intent on carrying out the Ministry of Health directive...

Thanks for book compliments

MAY I take advantage of the View From to say thankyou to all the many people who have purchased my book ‘The Camp’ and...

Letter can’t go unchallenged

RICHARD David’s article in November 14th edition cannot go unchallenged. The majority of the electorate – those who voted Leave – did so whilst...

War memorial to be updated for WWI commemorations

THE Lyme Regis war memorial will be enhanced in preparation for First World War centenary commemorations in 2018. Lyme Regis Town Council and the...

Rosie receives ‘Queen’s Nurse’ title for dedication and skill

LOCAL nurse Rosie Barton has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’ by the community nursing charity, The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI). Professor Jean...

Digital media centre opens at The Hub

A NEW digital media centre has been opened in The Hub youth club in Lyme Regis. In recent years, Lyme Regis has played host to...

The Project (8)

THE reports surrounding men’s mental health continue to shock me. The Men’s Health Forum recently released an update of their stats and it paints quite...

Thank you from parkrun organisers

SEATON parkrun celebrated its first birthday last Saturday. We would like to thank everyone for being so welcoming and encouraging to the 2,500+ runners...

Balloons should be disposed of properly

I VERY much welcome Cllr Kolek's initiative to reduce the use of ‘disposable’ plastic in Honiton (Honiton & Ottery edition, October 31st). Can I ask...

Technology can stop speeding motorists – so why not use it?

I READ with interest your report in the October 17th issue of Pulman’s View on the team of folk working to stop speeding on...

Time to make your voice heard

MANY thanks to Lesley Adams and Rod Hunt for reading my ‘Welcome to Seaton’ letter of October 3rd. I’m pleased that it caused you...

Tories take Lib Dem seat in Bridport Town Council by-election

CONSERVATIVE candidate Derek Bussell has been elected to Bridport Town Council following the by-election on November 2nd. The result was: Derek Bussell (Conservative) 289 Nick Boothroyd (Labour)...

Vearse Farm: would objections survive an appeal?

AS ALAN Harries’ letter suggests, there are five reasons to refuse the Vearse Farm planning application. I am not so sure – ones that would...

Vearse Farm: are access roads really ‘safe and reliable?

WDDC and the Highways Agency believe that the access roads for Vearse Farm, if developed, would be ‘safe and reliable’. It has been shown...

Vearse Farm: what to do if you’re against the development

RECENT contributors have made sound arguments against building 760 new homes on Vearse Farm. Dangerous and congested traffic, strained public facilities, drainage, inrush of...

Recognition for long-serving Home Library Service volunteer

A SPECIAL coffee morning was held at Lyme Regis Library earlier this month to promote the Home Library Service and to celebrate one volunteer’s...

Health and social care cuts linked to excess deaths

YOUR correspondents continue to bemoan the cuts in local healthcare provision, but do they actually make a difference? The Royal Society of Medicine provides...

Resident defends attitude to open top bus

AT LAST someone has spoken up about the other side to the long running story of the open top bus. In the letter published...

Support the Jurassic Coaster service!

I COULD not agree more with James Semple’s comments about the implications of the reduced frequency of the X52 Jurassic Coaster bus service for...

Arts Cafe: thanks for your support

IT IS with sadness that the era of Axminster Arts Cafe must draw to a close in its current guise. We feel a great...

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