Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Lyme Regis

Beaminster man given county-wide CBO

A BEAMINSTER man has been made the subject of a county-wide Criminal Behaviour in Dorset. Daniel Oliver Williams, aged 41 and of Hogshill Street, was...

Car crashes into Charmouth Pharmacy

POLICE, ambulance and fire crews were called to The Street in Charmouth this morning (Thursday) after a car crashed into a shop front. The car...

Body found in search for missing Lyme Regis man

A BODY has been found during the search for a missing man from Lyme Regis. Dorset Police received a report of a body found in...

Lyme Regis Library site gifted to Development Trust

THE site of Lyme Regis Library has been gifted to the Development Trust by Dorset County Council. The final decision was made by the council’s...

Bottle Inn owners refute landlords’ claims

THE owners of The Bottle Inn at Marshwood, Michael and Pauline Brooks, have strongly refuted claims made by the landlords, Nigel and Chrissy Blake. They...

Lyme Regis all set for a ‘red alert’ summer!

LYME Regis is gearing up for a “red hot” summer of top attractions with the news that the Red Arrows will be appearing during...

Marine Players pick up award for ‘The Tempest of Lyme’

IT was a proud evening for the Marine Theatre and Marine Players, based in Lyme Regis, last Saturday as they picked up the National...

Lyme Regis publishers hand out prizes for ‘world’s greenest writing contest’

A LITERARY-loving crowd of 100 attended the third Magic Oxygen Literary Prize (MOLP) awards evening at the Woodmead Halls in Lyme Regis on Saturday...

Town council disappointed as Uplyme objects to park and ride site

LYME Regis Town Council has expressed its “extreme disappointment” after Uplyme Parish Council opposed plans for a park and ride. The town council has...

Jane Austen group searching for missing bust of author

AN organisation which aims to promote the work of Jane Austen is searching for a missing bust of the author, which once was displayed...

‘Meet the Builder’ at news homes in Lyme Regis

AN award-winning site manager will give members of the public a rare insight into the work that goes in to building a new home...

Dorset House nominated for prestigious tourism award

DORSET House bed and breakfast in Lyme Regis has been named a finalist for the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017. The winners of this prestigious...

Red Arrows confirm date for Lyme Regis display

THE Red Arrows have confirmed they will be returning to Lyme Regis for a display at 6.15pm on Thursday, August 10th 2017. The RAF's crack...

Lyme’s West End star lands lead role in Jersey Boys

Former Woodroffe School student Luke Street will be learning how to “Walk Like a Man” over the next few months as he has landed...

Council could make it an offence to feed seagulls in Lyme Regis

RESIDENTS and visitors to Lyme Regis have been asked not to feed “nuisance” seagulls ahead of this year’s summer season, in attempt to deter...

Local plan review includes land for 140 new houses in Lyme Regis

A REVIEW of the join local plan for West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland went on show at the Woodmead Halls last week, showing two...

Work of late Lyme Regis photographer goes on show in London

THE Photographers’ Gallery off Oxford Street, London, was packed for the opening of the first major retrospective show of work by the ground-breaking Lyme...

New managing director for Lyme Regis charity B Sharp

B SHARP, the Lyme Regis-based music charity for young people, has announced the appointment of Marcus Dixon as new managing director. B Sharp has...

Lyme Regis company helps make writer’s dream a reality

A LYME Regis publishing company has come to the aid of a local woman suffering terminal cancer, whose last wish is to have her...

Lyme Regis club offering training opportunities for young sailors

YOUTH training opportunities will be on offer once again this season with Lyme Regis Sailing Club. The club runs training groups for youth members, from...

Lyme Regis turns out in force for nostalgic talk

A PACKED audience at the Woodmead Halls in Lyme Regis enjoyed another of local historian Ken Gollop’s popular ‘Under Shady Tree’ talks on Sunday...

Lyme Regis hotel wins gold award for fourth consecutive year

The Alexandra Hotel and Restaurant in Lyme Regis has been awarded gold in the prestigious Taste of the West Awards for the fourth consecutive...

Lyme Folk Weekend announces line-up

THE summer season will be rounded off in Lyme Regis with another exciting line-up at Lyme Folk Weekend. Once again, organisers have come up with...

Lyme Regis harbour to be dredged this month

ANNUAL dredging works are set to take place in Lyme Regis harbour later this month. Work in Lyme Regis will run from March 27th to April...

Festival grant helps to upgrade Town Mill equipment

TRUSTEES of the Town Mill in Lyme Regis are hoping to boost revenue after converting a piece of equipment, thanks to a grant from...

Award-winning The Bottle Inn to close

AN AWARD winning CAMRA pub in West Dorset is being forced to close despite huge support from the local community which has included them...

Air ambulance crew in cycle challenge

ON SUNDAY, May 14th, the crew of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance will, for the first time, take part as a team in the...

BBC journalist Kate Adie entertains packed audience in Lyme Regis

ACCLAIMED journalist and author Kate Adie OBE entertained a packed crowd at the Woodmead Halls in Lyme Regis this afternoon (Thursday). The talk, organised by...

Businesses urged to have their say on economic survey

BUSINESSES in Dorset have been told that it is more important than ever to make their voices heard on the local and national stage. Dorset...

Mobile phone at the wheel crackdown in Dorset as punishment doubles

THE number of points and the fine issued to motorists for using a mobile phone at the wheel has doubled, with Dorset police taking...
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