Posts from the ‘Business’ category

Bridport: Help to keep award-winning community recycling project going

Editor’s Note: This is a copy of a letter being sent out by Mr Edwards of Bridport TLC  to parish councils in the Bridport area. Will they be…

Read article

“Uneconomic” to re-convert Three Cups in Lyme Regis to hotel

Editor’s Note: I find myself in something of a quandary over this story, because my wife’s firm Watershed PR is working with Palmers Brewery on The Three…

Read article

People power gets Post Office back

WHAT’S 40 minutes when you’ve waited more than two years? Broadwindsor’s new Post Office service opened for business at 10am prompt, but a technical hitch meant no…

Read article

Have cheese, will travel. A nomad writes

Editor’s Note: Mr Harrap caught my eye on Twitter before Christmas, when he tweeted a question about Bridport not seeming very busy. He described himself as…

Read article

Revealed: Bridport Domesday Book

THE EXTRAORDINARY range and number of people working in Bridport’s South West Quadrant can today be revealed for the first time. Officially, the number of full-time…

Read article

New owners of View From newspapers revealed

THE NEW owners of Dorset’s View From series of local newspapers are Jerry and Rosemary Ramsdale, who also own the Mariners Hotel in Lyme Regis. The…

Read article

Exclusive: Philip Evans on the future of Dorset’s View From newspapers

  (Note added Tuesday evening, January 12: This article has been edited to reflect comments made by Toby Granville, editor of the Dorset Echo. For more…

Read article

Dorset’s View From free newspaper series looks set to continue under new ownership

AT LEAST three parties are known to have been interested in buying the View From series of free weekly newspapers which cover Lyme Regis, Bridport, Beaminster,…

Read article

“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…

Read article

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…

Read article