Thursday, November 23, 2017

Lyme Regis

War memorial to be updated for WWI commemorations

THE Lyme Regis war memorial will be enhanced in preparation for First World War centenary commemorations in 2018. Lyme Regis Town Council and the...

Lyme Luggers hand out more than £900

THE Lyme Luggers ukulele group handed out more than £900 to two local organisations last week. The popular musical group presented a cheque for...

Rosie receives ‘Queen’s Nurse’ title for dedication and skill

LOCAL nurse Rosie Barton has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’ by the community nursing charity, The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI). Professor Jean...

Sailing club hosts annual dinner and prize giving

LYME Regis Sailing Club held its annual dinner, dance and prize giving at the golf club on Saturday night. Eighty members and guests attended...

New beauty salon opens in Lyme Regis

A NEW beauty salon has opened its doors in Lyme Regis just in time for the Christmas season. Owned by Lisa Galvani and her...

CCG’s decision could be reviewed

THE Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) proposals for the future of healthcare in the county could be subject to review. Members of Dorset’s health scrutiny...

Schoolchildren clean up Lyme Regis beach

LYME Regis was looking a little tidier last week thanks to children from St Michael’s Primary School. The school’s eco-club, run by teaching assistant...

Public have their say on plans for path connecting Lyme and Uplyme

PLANS to improve and enhance a popular path between Lyme Regis and Uplyme have moved a step closer to fruition following a series of...

County split on unitary approach

THE views of Dorset’s councils remain split on the local government reorganisation in the county following Communities Secretary Sajid Javid announcing he is “minded...

Carnival chairman stands down after three years in role

THE chairman of Lyme Regis Regatta & Carnival Committee has stepped down from the organisation. Andy Brown served as chairman of the committee for...

Lifeboat crew ready to take annual Christmas Day dip

LYME Regis lifeboat crew are preparing to take their annual Christmas Day dip in Charmouth along with hundreds of other swimmers. Plans for the traditional...

Students get hands-on as Fishing College launches new safety course

THE Fishing College in Lyme Regis last week launched its first three-day New Entrants Safety Course. The pilot course was designed to help skippers...

Digital media centre opens at The Hub

A NEW digital media centre has been opened in The Hub youth club in Lyme Regis. In recent years, Lyme Regis has played host to...

Bowling club pleas for fair charges from town council

MEMBERS of Lyme Regis Bowling Club have made another plea to the town council to reconsider increased lease charges for its Monmouth Beach site,...

Plans to bring seafront site back into use given go ahead

PLANS for two new houses on a prominent site on Marine Parade ion Lyme Regis, which has stood empty for more than 10 years, have...

Local couple raise charity funds through car parking

FOUR good causes have benefitted from car parking opened and operated by Lyme Regis couple Bob and Cynch McHardy. Mr and Mrs McHardy opened a field...

Pavilion volunteers treated to cream tea from council

VOLUNTEERS from the Jubilee Pavilion in Lyme Regis were treated to a cream tea as a thanks from the town council. The volunteers manage the...

New council operations manager looking forward to challenges

LYME Regis Town Council’s new operations manager is now settled into his role and is looking forward to the challenges ahead. Matt Adamson-Drage (pictured)...

Lyme Regis hosts weekend of events to honour war dead

A HUGE procession of serving and retired military personnel, local uniformed organisations and civic dignitaries marched through Lyme Regis on Sunday to honour the...

U3A to host talk on healthcare changes

THE Heritage Coast Lyme Regis branch of the University of the Third Age (U3A) will hold an open meeting to discuss changes to local...

MP visits award-winning stonemason Archie

LYME Regis stonemason Archie Stoke-Faiers was visited by Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, last week after winning a silver medal at the...

Lyme Bay Chorale to introduce new patrons

LYME Bay Chorale’s Christmas Concert - their most ambitious to date - will be held at St Michael’s Parish Church in Lyme Regis on...

Secretary of State signals his support for restructuring of local government

THE Secretary of State, the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, has announced he is ‘minded to implement’, subject to Parliamentary approval, the proposal for...

‘Major repairs’ to be carried out at Lyme Regis parish church

THE parish church in Lyme Regis is to lose its distinct pebble-dash after major repair works. The Reverend Jane Skinner, team vicar for the...

Council brings forward £2,500 of football club grant funding

LYME Regis Town Council has agreed to bring forward £2,500 of its next grant payment to the football club, to cover the cost of...

Coastguards warn fossil hunters not to climb cliffs

COASTGUARDS from Lyme Regis and West Bay were called out to search for a person who had possible fallen from the cliffs at Black...

Co-op staff praised for raising awareness of domestic abuse

STAFF and management at the Co-Operative in Lyme Regis have been highly praised for raising awareness of domestic abuse and for signposting an urgent...

Lyme stonemason scoops silver medal at World Skills competition

IT’S back to business as usual for award-winning stonemason Archie Stoke-Faiers, of Lyme Stone at The Town Mill in Lyme Regis, after an extraordinary few...

Record crowd for spectacular fireworks display

THE moon rose over Lyme Bay as a spectacular fireworks display delighted what is thought to have been a record crowd of more than...

Theatre and Town Mill volunteers recognised at awards ceremony

VOLUNTEERS and staff from Lyme Regis’ Marine Theatre and Town Mill were recognised at an awards ceremony last month. A group from both attractions attended...
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