Monday, May 29, 2017
Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis

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...

Charity art exhibition in Dorset

A CHARITY art exhibition is taking place at Weymouth Library’s Mulberry Gallery from June 5th to June 17th.  The event is being organised by former...

Councillors hand in petition against bus cuts at County Hall

ANDY Canning, together with other Liberal Democrat county councillors, handed in a petition against bus cuts at County Hall last week. Signed by 4,500...

Daryl Turner resigns from Lyme council after being awarded county cabinet post

DARYL Turner has resigned from Lyme Regis Town Council with immediate effect. Councillor Turner, who also serves on Dorset County Council and West Dorset District...

Huge crowd gathers on the Cobb for Blessing of the Boats

A HUGE crowd gathered outside Lyme Regis lifeboat station for the annual Blessing of the Boats ceremony on Sunday afternoon. The inter-denominational service, hosted this...
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Teneriffe Path will not be opened to public

IT was announced this week that Teneriffe Path in Lyme Regis will not be made a public right of way, as the decision on a...

Traders asked to support park and ride planning application

LYME Regis traders are being asked to give their support to a planning application for a park and ride service in the town. Lyme...

Council improving access for disabled visitors to Lyme Regis

LYME Regis councillors are hoping to make the town more accessible for disabled visitors. Councillors have agreed to two schemes which they hope will...
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Lyme Regis council ready to ‘embrace change’ under new mayor

GUESTS at the annual Mayor Making ceremony in Lyme Regis were told that the town council was prepared for changes ahead. The council looked...
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Lyme Regis chef picks up prize for debut book

LYME Regis author and former River Cottage head chef, Gill Meller, won Best Debut Food Book at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink...
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Ring & Ride receives £2,000 grant from Lyme Regis Town Council

TOWN council funding is helping an “essential” community transport service stay on the road for the benefit of Lyme Regis residents. The Axe Valley...
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Rotary golf day raises £4,000 for charities

THE 11th annual charity golf day, organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Lyme Regis and Axminster, was held at Lyme Regis Golf Club...
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From art to insects at the Town Mill

THE Town Mill will once again host Lyme Regis Art Society’s annual exhibition in its Malthouse gallery from May 27th to June 7th. Set...

Charmouth in mourning for life-long popular resident

OBITUARY: Mention the name Sheila Stamp and two words spring to mind - kindness and generosity. A resident of Charmouth all her life, Mrs...
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Pedestrian killed at Ware Cross

A PEDESTRIAN has died after being hit by a car on the A3052 close to Ware Cross, near Lyme Regis, this morning.  Emergency services were...

Rebecca Knox elected new leader of Dorset County Council

CLLR Rebecca Knox was unanimously elected as the new leader of Dorset County Council this morning (Thursday 18 May). At their first meeting following the...

Spring cleaning? Think fire safety

DORSET and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue are asking people to consider fire safety at home when doing their spring cleaning. They ask people to clear...

Paralympic star Paul Blake collects his MBE from Buckingham Palace

RIO Paralympic champion Paul Blake described his visit to Buckingham Palace last Friday to receive his MBE as an “incredible experience”. The 27-year-old from...

Will the last of Lyme’s ‘untouched green space’ become second sculpture trail?

A TOWN councillor has expressed concern that the “last vestige of untouched green space” in Lyme Regis could become a second sculpture trail. Councillor...

School encourages more outside play thanks to town council grant

A LYME Regis school has received a welcome funding boost from the town council to help encourage more outside play. St Michael’s Primary School and...

RNLI’s yellow welly makes its way across Lyme Bay in style

THE RNLI’S yellow welly was welcomed in Lyme Regis last week, as it made its way along the Jurassic Coast. The wellington boot is currently...

Seasiders celebrate another season of success

LYME Regis Football Club members celebrated another successful season at their annual presentation night and dinner on Friday. The event was held at Lyme...

REVIEW: ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ wows sell-out audiences at Marine Theatre

THE glitz and glamour of the 1920s came to the Marine Theatre as Lyme Regis Musical Theatre’s production of ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ was performed...
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Are you up to the Charmouth Challenge?

DO you fancy having fun, getting fit and raising money for Charmouth Primary School? Then why not dust off your trainers and take part...
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Staff from Charmouth’s Bymead House in Colour Run

STAFF from Bymead House in Charmouth took part in the 4K Colour Run, held on May 6th in Lodmoor Country Park in aid of...
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Christian Aid volunteer presented with Diamond Award

FROM helping organise Lent lunches, to cake sales and street collections, the dedication of Lyme Regis fundraiser Ann Sargant has been recognised by the...

Further thought to be given to new cafe in Lyme Regis gardens

THE Mayor of Lyme Regis has asked fellow councillors to reconsider after they dismissed plans for a café and public toilets in Lister Gardens,...
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Music, arts and baking at Lyme Regis MillFest

A WEEKEND of live music, entertainment and special events was held at the Town Mill in Lyme Regis for its annual MillFest. Celebrating National Mills Weekend, the events...

Young artists express their creativity at Town Mill club

CHILDREN from Lyme Regis were able to proudly show their families their first shared gallery exhibition in the Town Mill’s Malthouse Gallery on May...

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