IT WOULD appear that the bustling community of Boadwindsor is having problems. Both the shop and the pub in the village [The White Lion] look set…Read article
TWO anti-tank grenades and a rifle-launched grenade have been found in the loft of a farm in Uploders near Bridport.Read article
THE WEATHERVANE on top of Bridport Town Hall has been re-gilded – and very fine it looks too. Bridport artist Jemma Thompson applied sheet gold in her…Read article
There was a popular ditty a few years ago entitled Why does it always rain on me? Well, I’ve worked out the answer. Because you live in Broadwindsor, son.Read article
Rampisham radio transmission station has played a big part in West Dorset life for 70 years. It’s currently broadcasting into Libya. But it may close before Christmas with the loss of more than 20 jobs. Why? And what might happen to the site in future?Read article
A UFO has been reported flying over Dorset for the second time this summer. PC Scott McGregor, lead officer in Bridport’s Safer Neighbourhood Team, revealed news…Read article
I am so incensed after returning from a public meeting about street lighting in Dorset. No. I’m more than incensed. I’m bloody incandescent.
How can it be, in these days of so-called people power, that Dorset is under the threat of being changed for ever?
West Dorset is the land of the un-smart phone, and nowhere is there an un-smarter phone than this.Read article
“Much that I’d been warned about in relation to the way in which West Dorset District Council conducts its affairs appears to be true. There is precious little “democracy” as evidenced by the fact that there’s virtually no debate on major issues.” So argues independent councillor Alistair Chisholm, who was elected in May 2011.Read article
BILL BARTLETT, a great Dorsetman, passed away in late July 2011.
I was privileged to shoot an interview with him at Eype on the Dorset coast about his involvement with the Symondsbury Mummers – how the tradition was revived in 1950 and particularly about the film of the Mummers made by the late Peter Kennedy in 1952.Read article