Thursday, September 21, 2017
Lyme Regis

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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...

Independent candidate defeats Tories in by-election

INDEPENDENT candidate Cheryl Reynolds has won a seat on West Dorset District Council in what is thought to be the first Conservative defeat in...

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...

Arsenal squad returns to take on Seasiders

CROWDS cheered on former professional footballers from the Arsenal Charity XI as they took on the Seasiders at Lyme Regis Football Club on Sunday. The...

Lifeboat Week raises ‘astonishing’ £30,000

THE organisers of Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week have announced that this year’s events are expected to have raised £30,000 for the RNLI. The total was...
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Police reassure Lyme Regis residents after officers moved to Bridport

POLICE have reassured residents and visitors to Lyme Regis that it remains a “safe place” despite no officers being based in the town. All...

Fire chief to give life-saving demonstration

LYME Regis’ chief fire officer, Virgil Turner, will be demonstrating lifesaving skills this Sunday. The local community are being offered the opportunity to learn...

Fundraiser pays visit to Lyme on charity walk around South West

A WOMAN from South Devon and her dog passed through Lyme Regis last week on their challenge to walk 300 miles around the South...

Swimmers defy poor weather at Lyme Splash event

POOR weather conditions affected the second Lyme Regis to Charmouth swimming challenge, organised by Lyme Splash on Sunday, but the high winds failed to curtail...

Lyme Slime Festival to be held over half term

LYME Regis will be hosting a brand new festival this autumn, to celebrate Halloween. The Lyme Slime Halloween Festival will take place during the October...

Unique Story Boat unveiled in procession

LYME Regis boat builder Gail McGarva launched her unique Story Boat with a procession along the seafront last week. The Story Boat - a...

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...

Pilot Boat’s £1m transformation to get underway this month

THE Pilot Boat Inn in Lyme Regis is set to close next week ahead of a complete transformation. Owners Palmers Brewery have released a series of...

Resident in dispute with housing association over mobility scooter

A LYME Regis resident has been in dispute with his housing association after being told he cannot erect a shed to store his mobility...

Harbour community to hold fundraiser in memory of fisherman

THE Lyme Regis boating and fishing community are hoping to raise funds for a defibrillator at Monmouth Beach with a raffle and boat jumble...

Lyme Regis and Charmouth to vote for new district councillor

LYME Regis and Charmouth will go to the polls on Thursday, September 14th to elect a new member of West Dorset District Council, following...

Sea anglers support Lyme Regis lifeboat crew

MEMBERS of Seaton Sea Anglers Club have presented Lyme Regis lifeboat crew with yet another £1,000 donation. Over a number of years it’s estimated...

Lifeboatman Andy swaps the Thames for Lyme Bay

THE latest recruit to join volunteers at Lyme Regis lifeboat station is swapping the River Thames for Lyme Bay. Andy Butterfield, 42, joined the...

Football club extension to open for Arsenal charity match

LYME Regis Football Club is making final preparations to welcome a team of former professional footballers and well-known faces from the world of entertainment...

B Sharp looking to recruit new musicians and trainees

MUSIC and enterprise charity B Sharp is looking to recruit freelance music leaders and trainees to work on Bridport and Lyme Regis projects. B...

Renowned abstract painter to exhibit at Town Mill

THE Town Mill in Lyme Regis is delighted to announce that the next exhibition at its Malthouse Gallery in Lyme Regis will celebrate the...
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Council to reinstate Lyme Regis town bus service five days a week

A NEW five-day-a-week Lyme Regis town bus service will be back on the road from September. Lyme Regis Town Council has announced it will fully...

Details for booking Lyme Regis beach huts announced

DETAILS of how to book a beach hut on Lyme Regis seafront for 2018 have been announced. As in previous years, there will be two...

Lyme Regis council agrees to install cash points

COUNCILLORS have unanimously agreed to go ahead with the installation of two free cash points in the centre of Lyme Regis. Town councillors have...

Woodroffe pupils buck the trend with top GCSEs

STUDENTS from the Woodroffe School in Lyme Regis achieved their best ever GCSE results, despite a change in the exam and grading systems seeing...

Lyme Regis boat builder Gail to launch unique Story Boat

LYME Regis boat builder Gail McGarva has just revealed her latest project, which will add a unique dimension to how we share and learn...

Former football stars to take on Seasiders in charity match

FOOTBALL stars of yesteryear will converge on the Davey Fort in Lyme Regis to demonstrate they still retain those skills that made them famous....

Exam success for Lyme School of Ballet

PUPILS from Lyme School of Ballet, pictured above with teacher Jill Chase and Freya Lovett, have once again been successful in the Royal Academy...

Sailing championships come to a close in Lyme Regis

THE Gul Fireball European and National sailing championships attracted 84 entries from eight countries to Lyme Regis, most arriving for the practice races on...

Fairfield House raises record total at Melplash Show

STAFF from Fairfield House in Lyme Regis raised a record total at their charity stall at the recent Melplash Show, in Bridport. Every year...

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