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Bridport by Night: An alternative tourism video by Stephen Banks

So, it has been over a week since I uploaded my ‘labour of love’, Bridport by Night, to YouTube. The video really took off in the first...

Queen Victoria and the Dorset Piddle Riddle

"Legend has it that the villages of Puddletown and Briantspuddle, which used to contain the word ‘piddle’, changed their village titles to avoi...

Reviewed: The Pilot Boat, Lyme Regis

Michel Hooper-Immins feels well restored after a good lunch of Lyme Bay fish and some well-kept real ale.

CAMRA West Dorset pub guide published

YOU KNOW the scenario – you’ve arrived in a place you don’t know well and you need to find a fine pint of real ale – and a good lunch. ...

Lyme Regis: Maritime history award for Ken Gollop

LOCAL HISTORIAN and Lyme Regis Museum trustee Ken Gollop has been honoured for his contributions to maritime history with an award from the South W...

Sir Anthony Jolliffe to retire as President of Society of Dorset Men

SIR ANTHONY JOLLIFFE GBE DL DSc has announced that he will retire, after 28 years as President of the Society of Dorset Men, at the annual meeting...

Lyme Regis talk to reveal home of Victorian internet

IF YOU THOUGHT the world wide web was a 20th-21st century phenomenon, think again. Better still, come to the Woodmead Hall in Lyme Regis next Thurs...

Historian reveals how Dorset sailor died in Siberia

THE STORY of how a young West Dorset farm labourer came to be murdered in Siberia is uncovered in the November issue of the excellent parish magazi...

Lyme Regis to host talk on Bayeux Tapestry

Speaker Jack Thomas will tell a vivid tale of Battles, Bloodshed, and Bravery.

Finding myself in John Fowles’s library

Books on sale from his collection remind me, uncomfortably, of my own encounters with the irascible author of The French Lieutenant's Woman

67 artists, 9 days, 1 Lyme Regis ArtsFest

Lyme Regis will be given over to the Arts for nine packed days from September 25 to October 3. Visitors will be able to see art in nearly every bus...

New Dorset art project hooks great US snapper

SOMETIMES it can seem that West Dorset’s entanglement with the arts is all a bit too much. Everywhere you go at the moment there are Dorset Art W...

£45,000 questions for Bridport, Lyme Regis and Weymouth carnivals

NEARLY £45,000 is being offered to a student able and willing to spend three years studying carnivals along the Jurassic Coast of Dorset and Ea...

Beer, beer, glorious beer! From Lyme Regis to Bridport…

THE THINGS I do for others! Now, just to help those not in a position to judge for themselves, I have been drinking beer. Yes, I know, but that’s...

Bridport: Much ado about Bucky-Doo

BRIDPORT’S first gig Bucky-Doo has been launched at West Bay. The weather was drizzly, and the sky was overcast, but the chairman of Bridport Gig...

A reason for leaving West Dorset, if only for a day

THERE aren’t many better places to be at this time of year than glorious West Dorset, with Spring erupting all over the place, laying waste memor...

West Dorset: Vandals damage village cricket and football pitches

VILLAGERS near Bridport are looking out for vandals who have churned up a cricket pitch used by schoolchildren. Eight times over the last 18 months...

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