Thursday, July 20, 2017

Beaminster

Charity’s concerns over Universal Credit before full West Dorset roll out

BRIDPORT and District Citizens Advice is calling on the government to fix the Universal Credit welfare scheme before it fully rolls out in West...

Groves’ summer holidays wildlife garden challenge

GROVES Nurseries in Bridport and Beaminster will be issuing a challenge to local schoolchildren to use the summer holidays to create some great wildlife...

Traditional parade to village street fair

STOKE Abbott’s annual street fair attracted hundreds of visitors when it took place in the village near Beaminster last week. Chris Coles, the street fair...

Martin Clunes: ‘Never say never’ to tenth series of hit show Doc Martin

FILMING for the next series of Doc Martin is underway – with local star Martin Clunes dropping the biggest hint yet that the show...

Amy’s into TeenStar final

BEAMINSTER’S own singing superstar has successfully secured a place in the National Grand Final of TeenStar competition. Amy Walklett, 17,performed to an almost full house...

Boost for your favourite local papers in Devon, Dorset and Somerset

New owner sees View From titles join Independent THE future of local newspapers in the West Country received a massive boost this week when the...

Sun comes out for Beaminster Youth Club’s fun day

DOZENS of people came out to enjoy the hot weather, the sound of the Beaminster Youth Club Band and games at the town’s youth...

Local versions of ‘Great Get Together’ celebrate the life of Jo Cox MP

LAST weekend, more than 110,000 people across the country united to host and attend ‘get togethers’ of all kinds. The focus of The Great Get...

Broadwindsor enjoys Fun Weekend

BROADWINDSOR residents and visitors came together to enjoy the annual Broadwindsor Fun Weekend on June 10th and 11th. There was a big breakfast, sponsored...

Second recruitment drive this year for hard-pressed West Dorset NHS

A MAJOR initiative is under way to recruit healthcare workers for hard-pressed hospitals in West Dorset. Dorset health bosses are looking for registered general and...

Owner of Parnham House in Beaminster has died following severe depression

THE owner of Parnham House in Beaminster, which was ravaged by a fire earlier this year, has died. Michael Treichl died on Friday (June 16th)...

Broadwindsor Community Stores donate to air ambulance

THE team at Broadwindsor Community Stores have donated more than £300 to the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance (DSAA). The money, which totalled £317,...

Co-op helps to fund defibrillator in Beaminster

THE Beaminster branch of Co-op has raised £180 for the town’s defibrillator fund through an Easter raffle. It is hoped to have the life-saving equipment...

Beaminster School pupils raise money in memory of student’s auntie, Lulu

BEAMINSTER School students have raised more than £1,000 in memory of Lulu Covey, year seven Beaminster School student Charlie Willment’s auntie, who sadly died...

Letwin returned for sixth term in West Dorset

THE Conservatives have retained their seat in West Dorset, with Sir Oliver Letwin being elected as the constituency’s MP for a sixth time. He...

Beaminster Probus Club on tour of Bridport’s AmSafe

MEMBERS of Beaminster Probus Club, pictured, enjoyed a tour around Bridport business AmSafe during a visit to the facility. They were given a presentation...

New president for Beaminster WI

MEMBERS of Beaminster WI, pictured, are pleased to announce that their new president for 2017/18 will be Lynda Beazer, pictured centre, who takes over...
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Summer drink-drivers to be named and shamed

DORSET Police has launched its summer drink and drug driving campaign. Drivers are being reminded that the consequences of driving under the influence of...

Beaminster’s youngest and oldest Freemasons

MEMBERS of Beaminster Freemasons had two reasons to celebrate at a recent meeting of Beaminster Manor Lodge. Firstly, was the initiation of Sebastian Phillips...

Community get togethers to remember murdered MP

COMMUNITIES across Bridport and Beaminster will be uniting to celebrate The Great Get Together. The event is in memory of the late Jo Cox,...

Beaminster welcomes French twin town guests

GUESTS from Beaminster’s twin town, St James in Normandy, enjoyed a weekend of music, local culture and old memories when they visited Beaminster recently....

Mountjoy School celebrates 50th anniversary

STAFF, parents and friends gathered together to celebrate 50 years of Mountjoy School. From its’ early years in Bridport to its’ purpose-built building in...

Hope for bus service from Bridport to Yeovil

THERE may be hope for the No. 40 bus service from Bridport to Yeovil if Dorset County Council take over the service and run...

Beaminster pupils triumph in mountain biking competition

BEAMINSTER School students triumphed in a recent mountain biking competition at Moors Valley. The event – sponsored, run and organised by British Cycling – including...

Beaminster St Mary’s pupils learn circus skills

CHILDREN in reception to year five at St Mary’s Academy in Beaminster enjoyed a day of circus skills. From unicycling to plate spinning, juggling...

Rescued gun dog in line for top award at Beaminster’s Buckham Fair

A GUN dog forced to quit because she couldn’t cope with guns is in line for a top award at this year’s Buckham Fair...

Gil Streets made honorary townsperson of Beaminster

BEAMINSTER resident Gil Streets MBE has officially been named an Honorary Townsperson by the town council in recognition of years of hard work. A...

Broadwindsor stitchcraft on display

MEMBERS of the Broadwindsor Stitchers have made a range of rainbow picture cushions at a recent workshop. The cushions are now on display at Beaminster...

Raise your mugs and vital funds for Weldmar

HUNDREDS of people around the county will be raising their mugs and vital funds for Weldmar in their Big Dorset Cuppa event on Friday,...

Samaritans want you to make a difference

SAMARITANS of Dorset answered 28,567 calls for help during 2016 from its branch in Weymouth. About 20 per cent of these were actively talking...
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