Archive for ‘December, 2009’

South West Quadrant: “If this development goes ahead, my wife and I will never visit Bridport again”

NOT ONE letter sent into the Planning Inspectorate supports the redevelopment of the South West Quadrant of Bridport. The proposed “regeneration” of the area, which includes…

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Bridport Trick Factory: A Mum’s view. “If they weren’t doing this, they’d be trashing the house.”

      You can see Harriet Laurie on You Tube by clicking on this link   GRAPHIC designer Harriet Laurie is one of the leaders of the…

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No what dancing? But that’s just what I wanted…

From dorsetforyou.com’s What’s On listing By Category > Activities/Nature (sports, gardens, walks, trails, wildlife) <http://tinyurl.com/yl6du5u > Flight’s Country Music Club Top class country music banos – no lice…

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“Great coffee can be a work of art”: A Dorset coffee roaster reveals his secrets

  A PILE of hessian sacks filled with raw coffee beans are stacked up on a wooden crate in the corner, while a traditional roasting machine…

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Fight to save Trick Factory moves on to Bucky Doo Square and Chapel in the Garden

TODAY is the big day to save the Trick Factory, the indoor skate park in Bridport that’s threatened with destruction by property developers. So says the…

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Bridport skate park fans get London law firm to put “fear of God” into developers

A BIG London firm of lawyers has today volunteered to represent the young skateboarders and BMXers of Dorset as they battle to save The Trick Factory…

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Could Dorset pub reopen after 10 years shut?

TEN YEARS after the closure of The Old Swan pub in Toller Porcorum there are signs that it could possibly be reopened. Palmers Brewery has offered…

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How Green Was My Quarry? BBC tells the story of the late Gerard Morgan-Grenville

That rarest of things – a TV programme not to be missed – TONIGHT! THE late Gerard Morgan-Grenville lived at Milton Mill in West Milton near…

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Now is the time to search Dorset’s beaches for ‘pyjama barnacle’ and Columbus crab

RECENT STORMS and strong south-westerly winds have brought some unusual visitors to Dorset’s beaches. Tropical crabs, birds blown off course and rare barnacles are some of the…

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Revealed: Costs of Gore Cross Business Park

Figures raise questions about South West Quadrant WEST Dorset District Council has so far lost nearly £13,000 on the development of the Gore Cross Business Park in Bridport.…

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