Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Bridport

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...

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...

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...

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...

WATAG: next meeting and new public transport timetable

THE next meeting of the West Dorset Western Area Transport Action Group (WATAG) will be held on Thursday March 23rd at the WI Hall,...

Former soldier creates virtual reality wedding videos business

A FORMER Bridport soldier who served in Afghanistan will be showcasing his new virtual reality wedding business at the Bride On A Budget wedding...

Symondsbury schoolchildren’s ‘I care’ bracelets for Weldmar

PUPILS at Symondsbury Primary School are raising money for charity through the sale of handmade bracelets. The children are making ‘I care’ bracelets to sell...

Sumo suits for The Phoenix

BRIDPORT Round Table has presented Beaminster Youth Club, The Phoenix, with two sets of padded sumo wrestling suits. Gil Streets, chairman of the trustees...

Beached seal surprises Burton pupils

RECEPTION pupils at Burton Bradstock Primary School had an unexpected and exceptional learning experience when, on Wednesday, March 15th, while on their regular ‘welly...

Pop-up cafes promote health and wellbeing

FLOURISH Bridport health and wellbeing pop-up cafes are searching for residents’ views about how their sessions can support them to improve their health and...

Schoolchildren join flag-raising during Commonwealth Day

CHILDREN from Bridport Primary School joined with councillors and the Mayor of Bridport to raise the Commonwealth flag during Commonwealth Day last week. Cllr...

Enterprise St Michael’s to trading estate owners: ‘Think again’

MEMBERS of Enterprise St Michael’s are calling on the owners of St Michael’s Trading Estate – Hayward & Co – to “think again” as...

Chimney fires in Bridport and Loders

DORSET and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue were called to a chimney fire in Loders this morning. Chimney rods and a thermal imaging camera were used...

Bridport’s From Page To Screen Festival announce this year’s curator

NICK Marston will be the guest curator for the From Page to Screen 2017 film festival in Bridport later this year. The film festival will...

Bottle Inn owners refute landlords’ claims

THE owners of The Bottle Inn at Marshwood, Michael and Pauline Brooks, have strongly refuted claims made by the landlords, Nigel and Chrissy Blake. They...

Bridport man jailed for two years over role in drugs conspiracy

A BRIDPORT man was one of three people jailed for serious drug offences following a detailed investigation into drug dealing in Dorset. Stephan Broome, 59,...

Alleyways set to open second antiques showroom in Bridport

BUSINESS is booming for Alleyways Antiques in the Art and Vintage Quarter of St Michael’s Trading Estate. Owner Richard Payne-Withers has expanded and grown the...

Bridport Round Table donates £5,000 to Stepping Out

BRIDPORT Round Table has donated £5,000 to the Stepping Out cancer rehabilitation scheme at Bridport Leisure Centre. It is the biggest single amount the group...

The Anchor Inn in Seatown is up for top award

VisitEngland, has announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017 with The Anchor Inn at Seatown named as a finalist. The winners of the...

Council space open after Bridport councillor resignation

A VACANCY has opened up on Bridport Town Council following the resignation of Frances McKenzie. Councillor McKenzie submitted her resignation saying that she regrets having...

Instrumental figure in West Bay Play Area success dies

AN INSTRUMENTAL figure in the building of an all inclusive play area in West Bay has died. Tess Hawley joined the West Bay Play Area...

Digger stuck in West Bay harbour

SCHEDULED dredging work taking place in the harbour at West Bay has been halted after a digger became stuck. A statement on the official Bridport...
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