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Two in the running for Lyme Regis council seat

LYME Regis will go to the polls on Thursday, August 17th as two candidates hope to win a seat on Lyme Regis Town Council....

District councillor resigns having ‘lost faith in leader’

ONE of Lyme Regis’ two district councilors, George Symonds, has resigned from West Dorset District Council because he has lost confidence in Tory council...
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No plans for bigger police presence in Lyme Regis

TOWN councillors have been told there are no plans to base more police officers in Lyme Regis. The announcement came after Police Community Support...
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Residents voice concerns over ‘inadequate’ town bus service

LYME Regis residents have expressed disappointment in an “inadequate” temporary town bus service. The 71 town bus service, previously funded by Dorset County Council,...

Long service award for Lyme Regis fire chief

FIRE station chief Virgil Turner received cheers and applause as he was honoured for his long service at a demonstration on Monday evening. Virgil...

View From editor raises £200 for Steps charity

THE editor of the View From Lyme Regis, Francesca Evans, raised more than £200 for the national charity Steps when she opened the newspaper...

Lyme Valley Scouts welcome French visitors

FRENCH Scouts were welcomed to town last week as part of a trip to the South coast, walking from Lyme Regis to Brownsea Island,...

Beavers get hands on with local marine life

BEAVER Scouts from the 1st Lym Valley group, based in Uplyme, visited Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium on the Cobb to experience the local marine...

Lyme Regis school leavers receive Rotary award

ST Michael’s Primary School held its annual leavers and thanksgiving service on July 21st. A special award is presented each year to the member of...
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Elderly residents call for commitment to Lyme Regis town bus service

ELDERLY residents of Lyme Regis have called for more commitment to the older population of the town following major council spending on organisations and...

Joint funding scheme to improve Lyme Regis seafront

A NEW joint funding initiative could see more than £25,000 raised each year for improvements to Lyme Regis seafront. The town council is hoping...

Council accused of ‘passing the buck’ over Lyme’s traffic issues

A LYME Regis resident has accused the town council of “passing the buck” on traffic problems, after a motorcyclist was “almost killed” last week....

Town clerk ‘optimistic’ that park and ride will be ready for summer holiday

THE town clerk of Lyme Regis has said he is “feeling more optimistic” about getting a park and ride service running in time for...
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Marine Theatre turning back time for Vera Lynn birthday party

A CHANCE to support the Marine Theatre and celebrate the 100th birthday of Dame Vera Lynn will be held on Saturday, August 19th. The...

Woodroffe students leave audience hungry for more

WOODROFFE School students have once again impressed with their excellent summer show leaving audiences hungry for more. This year the school chose the horror/comedy/musical...

Community Week will boost Red Arrows fundraising

LYME Regis organisations have the chance to boost their own profits as well as help fundraising for the Red Arrows’ appearance in the resort....
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RNLI shop re-opens just in time for Lifeboat Week

VOLUNTEERS who run the RNLI’s harbour-side shop in Lyme Regis last week celebrated the completion of a total refurbishment of the charity’s outlet just...
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Gunners to return to Lyme Regis for charity match

FOLLOWING its recent successful sausage and cider festival, Lyme Regis Football Club is looking forward to welcoming the Arsenal Charity XI back to the...
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View From Lyme Regis editor ‘steps up’ to raise charity funds

THE editor of the View From Lyme Regis newspaper is ‘stepping up’ for a charity close to her heart. Francesca Evans is launching a fundraising...
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Specialist wheelchairs to improve accessibility on Lyme Regis beach

THE pleasure and freedom of Lyme Regis beach is now more accessible than ever thanks to two new beach wheelchairs. Lyme Regis Town Council...

Police appeal following theft of a car in Charmouth

OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a car containing a quantity of jewellery was stolen from a car park in Charmouth. The...

Boost for your favourite local papers in Devon, Dorset and Somerset

New owner sees View From titles join Independent THE future of local newspapers in the West Country received a massive boost this week when the...

UPDATE: Woman airlifted to hospital after Broad Street crash

A WOMAN was airlifted to hospital yesterday (Thursday) after a car crashed into shops in Lyme Regis town centre. The silver Hyundai ix20 mounted the...
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Man indecently exposes himself in Lyme Regis public gardens

A MAN indecently exposed himself to a woman and her two children whilst they were walking their dog in Langmoor Gardens at about 8.20pm...
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Town council offers lifeline to essential bus service

AN axed Lyme Regis bus has been thrown a lifeline after the town council stepped in to run a temporary partial service. Elderly and...
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Crime round-up in Lyme Regis

AN attempted burglary took place at the Touch of Vintage shop on Broad Street, Lyme Regis, at approximately 1am on Saturday, June 24th. A man...

Lyme Regis and Charmouth organisations share views on healthcare

LOCAL organisations and groups from the Lyme Regis and Charmouth area recently met at the Woodroffe School to share their views around healthcare in...

Lyme Regis rower heads off on world record attempt

THE Island Voyagers team, including Lyme Regis resident Nigel le Gassick, set off on their record attempt row around Great Britain on Saturday. The...
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Visitors helped by lifeboat crew will return to Lyme Regis for book launch

A COUPLE who were rescued after their helicopter plunged into Lyme Bay and a woman in her seventies seriously injured on rocks near Charmouth...

Staff uncertain about future of Pilot Boat Inn

STAFF at one of Lyme Regis’ most popular pubs have been thrown into confusion and left fearing for their future over a plan by...

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