Thursday, September 21, 2017

Bridport

Food club project up for grant

THE Friendly Food Club cookery project, which has been running in Bridport since May, has been shortlisted for the lottery funded People’s Projects competition, which...

Skaters hope to make short film for Channel Four

YOUNG people working towards the re-development of Bridport’s outdoor skatepark and the resurrection of the indoor Trick Factory are hoping to make a film...

EcoHomes meeting success

DOZENS of people turned out for a meeting to find out more about the developments in solar energy. The talk, organised by Transition Town...

DCC withdraw Vearse Farm objections

DORSET County Council as the highway authority (HA) has withdrawn its objections to the controversial Vearse Farm development in Bridport. The authority has given...

Bus operator says county council recommended its ‘dog’s dinner’ new timetable

DORSET County Council has come under fire and questions have been raised after First Dorset announced the authority recommended the new No 40 timetable....

Campaigners to keep South Street open say they aren’t being heard

CAMPAIGNERS wanting to keep South Street open are saying they are not being listened to as they renew calls for people to say ‘no’...

Devon and Dorset police forces leading the way with ‘digital’ sniffer dogs

DEVON & Cornwall Police – along with their counterparts from Dorset – are once again leading the way in investing in cutting edge ways...

Job Club reminder

AS THE holiday season draws to a close and seasonal jobs start to disappear, Bridport Job Club is keen to remind people of the...

LSI restoration progressing well

AT LAST, Bridport residents can nearly see the restoration work of the literary and scientific institute (LSI) on East Street. Most of the scaffolding has...

Top award for Colmers Hill Fashion

COLMERS Hill Fashion, based in Symondsbury, has won the ‘UK Online Boutique of the Year’ category at The Boutique Awards. The awards were given...

Lib Dems’ skittles night open to all

MEMBERS of the Bride Valley Liberal Democrats are holding a skittles evening at The Woodman Inn in Bridport on Saturday, September 30th, when everyone...

Bagladies group comes to an end

MEMBERS of the Bridport Bagladies have attended their last meeting, as the group has come to an end. It was 15 years last February...

EcoHomes open their doors

TRANSITION Town Bridport’s Open EcoHomes returns West Dorset this weekend, with 16 homes across Bridport, Beaminster, Lyme Regis and Dorchester opening their doors. The homes...

‘Mr Bean’ writer plugs his debut novel at book signing

COMEDY writer, performer and co-founder of the Cliff- hanger Theatre Company, Robin Driscoll, visited Waterstones in Bridport to promote his first novel, ‘Rough Music’....

Summer show full of life and colour

BRIDPORT United Church Hall was once again filled with a sea of colour from flowers, fruit, vegetables and crafts as the Bridport and District...

Demon Headmaster auditions in Bridport

BRIDPORT Young Performers’ Scholarship will be holding auditions for their upcoming show at the youth centre later this week. On Sunday, from 4pm to...

Bridport restaurant up for award

THE Taj Mahal restaurant in Bridport has been shortlisted for best restaurant in Tommy Miah’s International Indian Chef of the Year Competition. Taj Mahal...

Public appeal to find wanted woman thought to be in West Dorset

A WOMAN who has breached the conditions of her licence is being sought by officers. Rebecca Mary Lings, 28, was released from prison on Friday,...

UPDATE: Public appeal to help find missing teenager.

Officers searching for missing teenager Miley Porritt are pleased to say he has been located. He was located in Exeter in Devon yesterday, (Tuesday, September...

School bus gets stuck in Loders

A SCHOOL bus taking students to school last week became trapped in Loders, making the pupils onboard late. The driver of the double-decker First bus, which...

Bridport Youth Club resumes this week

BRIDPORT Youth Club resumes this week after a summer break, starting on Friday, September 15th. It will run on the same days of Wednesday...

Vearse Farm application won’t be heard in Bridport

MEMBERS of Advearse, a group of residents campaigning against the development of 760 homes at Vearse Farm, are “very disappointed” that the controversial application...

Town council’s thumbs down for Watton Park development

MEMBERS of Bridport Town Council’s planning committee have recommend refusal for the development of 33 homes at Watton Park. The application, submitted by Baker Estates,...

New bus service is ‘disaster’

LOCAL councillors have hit out at First Dorset’s revised timetable for the No 40 bus between Bridport and Yeovil, calling it an “absolute dog’s...

Rosa wins cup for third year in a row

TEN-year-old Rosa Lynch from Eype has won the Rotary Perpetual Challenge Trophy at Melplash Show for the third year running. Rosa entered the aged...

Bridport and West Dorset Open Studios event starts this weekend

BRIDPORT’S renowned annual Open Studio event launches this coming weekend and runs for nine days with new dates from September 9th to 17th. Now in...

Join in the music with West Dorset Community Orchestra

MEMBERS of the West Dorset Community Orchestra are urging those who play an instrument and would like to play in an orchestra to join...

David wins Melplash Show rural craft title

THE Melplash Agricultural Society is pleased to announce David Burleigh of Oak Timber Framing the winner of this year’s rural craft competition. Now in...

New exhibition mixes ceramics and paint

A NEW exhibition combining paintings with ceramics will be open in Bridport from this Saturday (September 9th). Local painter of 20 years, Philomena Harmsworth,...

Mindfest plea for more funds to stage events

WITH just four weeks to go until Bridport Mind Fest, organisers need the public’s help to raise £2,000 to fund the festival in under...
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