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Council offering cash prize for those taking part in consultation

ONE lucky resident will win a £100 cash prize for taking part in Lyme Regis Town Council’s upcoming public consultation, Time to Talk. The...

Retiring macebearer thanked for long service

LONG-SERVING Lyme Regis macebearer Colin Barker has been honoured for his service to the town. Mr Barker, who has served as one of the...
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Witness appeal after fatal collision in Chideock

OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision in Chideock. The incident occurred at around 2.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, August...

Witness appeal following alleged assault on Portland

DETECTIVES investigating an alleged assault on Portland are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. At 4.40am this morning Saturday, July 22nd)...

Thanks for wonderful party

I WANT to write and say what a wonderful evening I had on my coming of age dance last Saturday. Thank you to my lovely...

Maritime history should be celebrated

I AM sure that the museum extension will prove to be an asset to the town, although its design and colour is not aesthetically...

Sad to see theatre director leave

AFTER seeing another fabulous community production, ‘Monmouth’, at the Marine Theatre this week, my son and I were so very sad to hear that...

Pilot Boat was already a sound business

IT is not often I get moved to write to a newspaper about something they have printed. I have, however, found that your reporting of...

Traffic problems are a danger to pedestrians

I HAVE read with great interest Francesca Evans’ recent article on the perennial problem of Lyme Regis traffic (June 28th). My family has lived...

Treasure trove

I'M WRITING to say how much I enjoy trading at and visiting the vintage quarter in Bridport. It's a lovely spot, full of local businesses,...

Fight for this fab area of the town

ALTHOUGH I don't live in Bridport I do trade from a unit in ‘The Alleyways’ Antique Centre and feel very strongly that this planning...

Importance of exchange group

I WAS part of the exchange group to go to Japan in 2012. I have just heard that the exchange group is in trouble...

A planning car crash

I ATTENDED the WDDC planning meeting on St Michael's in Dorchester. I believe the district council made it as difficult as possible for Bridport...

Poorer for the loss of St Michael’s

EVEN as a relative newcomer to the town, I know what a wonderful asset the historic St Michael's estate is to Bridport. The proposed plans...

Sad news for Bridport

AT LAST Thursday’s meeting of the WDDC planning committee, councillors voted 9-3 in favour of plans to build 93 housing units on the St...

Thanks to Good Samaritan

PLEASE may I use these pages to say a very sincere thank you to the gentleman who found my purse, which included money, credit...

Generous donations

I HAVE read the great results from the Christian Aid local collections in Seaton and Colyton, and now wish to report that Axminster Christian...

Who will pick up the pieces when NHS decisions go wrong?

YOU report that the three members of the CCG most responsible for closing our hospital beds are moving on before their decisions take effect...

Fight for hospital future

I WRITE in regard to the desperate situation of Honiton Hospital. We are standing on the edge of an ever eroding cliff face, a...

What happens if the life support is turned off?

AS AN unashamed europhile but realist, I find it interesting how things might pan out over the next decade. What is certain is that...

Jungle Book delight

THANKS for the advert in your paper for ‘The Jungle Book’ (CLOKS production at Chard Guildhall, June 29th - July 1st). The production was...

Welcome more trade

I WRITE regarding danger and Lawson’s premises in Axminster. Which poses the greater threat – the use of a loading bay for its designated...

Property owners have a responsibility

IN RESPONSE to Peter Jackson's letter I can assure him I have, indeed, considered the feelings of property owners and to cause them embarrassment...

What future for our town centre?

WE ALL like a laugh and I certainly had more than a chuckle when I read your front page article about Seaton Town Council...

Businesses not cars are what we need

SEATON is growing and changing, so it's great to see Seaton Town Council getting to grips with regenerating the town centre (Pulman’s View From,...

Staff uncertain about future of Pilot Boat Inn

STAFF at one of Lyme Regis’ most popular pubs have been thrown into confusion and left fearing for their future over a plan by...

The Project (4)

‘WHY do things seem to be getting worse?’ – This is the question that I seem to be asked more than any other. In my...

Indecent exposure incidents in Dorchester – renewed appeal to find offender

DETECTIVES have launched a renewed TV public appeal to identify a sex offender who indecently exposed himself to women in the Dorchester area over...
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Exeter AAT office wins ‘Branch of the Year’ award

THE Exeter branch of AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) has been named ‘Branch of the Year’ at the AAT Professional Member Awards. Held at the...

Voter registration matters

YOUR report (June 14th) on the election result points out that had a ‘progressive alliance’ been formed it would not have worked because Letwin...

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