Sunday, January 21, 2018

Bridport

Hospital pilots pioneering operating technique

DORSET County Hospital has been chosen as one of five pilot training sites for an enhanced operating technique for patients with rectal cancer. Transanal...

Call for an awareness day over the amount of plastic in the sea

WEYMOUTH man Patrick Howie has launched an online petition lobbying the Government to create a national awareness day on the amount of plastic in...

Big turnout for pram race

MORE than 150 people came out to support teams entering the Marquis of Lorne Boxing Day pram race. The annual event, organised by landlords...

More than 100 brave the Wallow

THOUSANDS of people flocked to West Bay on Boxing Day to witness Bridport Round Table’s popular West Bay Wallow. The annual event attracted more...
Dorset_Police_Logo

Consultation over whether to raise the police precept on council tax

DORSET residents are being asked whether they would pay an extra £1 a month to support policing in the county. Following an announcement from the...

28 charged during Christmas driving campaign

A FURTHER nine people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign....

MBE for The Living Tree’s Jo O’Farrell

BRIDPORT community stalwart Jo O’Farrell has been named in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list and will be awarded an MBE. She will receive...

A New Year message from the Mayor Of Bridport

AS THE new year begins, Bridport mayor, Cllr Anne Rickard, looks back on the year and important events: I would like to take this...

Concerns over town council funding

MEMBERS of Bridport Town Council’s finance and general purposes committee are making their own representation to the Communities Secretary, to ensure they receive appropriate...

Success for winter appeal

A DORSET Surviving Winter Appeal has raised £60,000 in less than five weeks to help older people at risk. And with the recent drop...

Local model rail enthusiasts at the NEC

DOUGLAS Beazer and John Edge, members of the Bridport and District Model Railway Club, joined enthusiasts from across Britain and Europe at the National...

Book Fest raises nearly £400 for children’s hospice charity

BRIDPORT Book Fest has raised £390 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW). Many people turned out to the event at Bridport Arts Centre to...

East Street pavement reopens as LSI project nears completion

THE pavement and parking has now returned to East Street with the Bridport Area Development Trust (BADT) pleased to announce the Literary and Scientific...

Local Food Links announce their Christmas card competition winners

BRIDPORT based Local Food Links, suppliers of school meals in Dorset, has chosen the winners to its Christmas card competition. Entries to design a...

Pathways To Care in ‘healthy position’

THIS year’s Pathways To Care AGM reported an increase in money with the accounts in a “healthy position” for the charity to continue the...

‘Outstanding’ rating for Salway Ash Primary

SALWAY Ash Primary School has been rated ‘outstanding’ in their most recent Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Meth- odist Schools (SIAMS). The school was...

Arts centre director to step down

BRIDPORT Arts Centre’s board of trustees has announced that Laura Cockett, pictured, will step down as director of the centre in March 2018. Bridport...

Overnight children’s services to stay in Dorset

DORSET Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working to maintain a consultant-led maternity and overnight children’s services in Dorchester as part of a single maternity...

No referral for CCG review

MEMBERS of the Dorset Health Scrutiny Committee have voted not to refer the Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Clinical Services Review (CSR) to the...

Purbeck withdraw unitary authority objections

PURBECK District Council will withdraw its opposition to the reorganization of councils in Dorset. On Tuesday 12 December, the district council agreed to write to...

New framework for providing care across the county brought into use

DORSET County Council has been working with the NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to look at how it provides care and support to...
Dorset_Police_Logo

PCC denies claims Dorset Police will no longer follow up low level crime

DORSET’S Police and Crime Commissioner has refuted claims the force may give up investigating low-level crime offences due to lack of finances. Martyn Underhill...

Solicitors set up charitable fund to support local groups

DORSET law firm Kitson & Trotman and Dorset Community Foundation – the county’s primary organisation for raising and distributing funding and grant-making to good...

Dorset Portwatch scheme is launched

POLICE and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill and Poole Harbour Watch supported the launch of a new South West Portwatch scheme, which took place at...

Visit Dorset team delighted with response to digital marketing roadshow events

VISIT Dorset, the partnership responsible for promoting Dorset, has successfully delivered three exclusive events for local tourism business over the last few months. Free...

Council response to train timetable consultation

WEST Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council have responded to South Western Railway’s proposed changes to train timetables. South Western Railway...

Stepping Stones nativity

CHILDREN at Stepping Stones Pre-school presented their nativity to family and friends surrounded by the annual Christmas tree festival at Bridport United Church on...

Communal carols at Loders

THE new vicar of Loders St Mary Magdalene Church, the Reverend Chris Gasske, and the new landlords of the Loders Arms pub, Mike...

Manager for Dorset Age Space

AGE Space, the national organisation that provides a one-stop online resource for people seeking advice and support for elderly parents and relatives, has appointed...

Fancy a Boxing Day dip?

PEOPLE are being encouraged to take part in the annual West Bay Wallow on December 26th. The Boxing Day swim, organised by Bridport Round...
Bridport, UK
light intensity drizzle
3 ° C
3 °
3 °
100%
2.1kmh
75%
Mon
8 °
Tue
12 °
Wed
11 °
Thu
8 °
Fri
9 °

BRIDPORT REPORTERS

1678 POSTS1 COMMENTS

SPORT

ENTERTAINMENT