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Lottie Welch

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Bridport & Beaminster Reporter| Lottie is currently studying for an NCTJ Diploma in Journalism through a distance learning course and joined the paper in April 2014 on a freelance basis, becoming a staff reporter in January 2015. She is now the reporter for the View From Bridport and View From Beaminster papers.

Rejection for Beaminster social housing

BEAMINSTER town councillors have rejected plans for 30 social homes near Flaxfield Rise. The application, submitted by Sovereign Housing Association, includes proposals for two-storey...

£19million boost for Dorset’s roads

DORSET’S roads will receive a boost of £19million for repairs and maintenance after the county council received addiitonal funding from the government. The Department for...
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Witness appeal following arson at Weymouth store

OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a suspicious fire at a Weymouth store. At approximately 12.30pm yesterday, Monday, April 10th, officers were...

Twelve fire crews battle blaze at Uplyme home

FIRE crews have been battling a large blaze in Uplyme overnight, which has left a house gutted. Two appliances from Lyme Regis were mobilised following...

Police appeal for witnesses after fatal collision in Bridport

Last updated: 10:10pm OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Bridport. The incident occurred at around 3.55pm today (Saturday, April...

Record Store Day returns to Bridport Music

THE 10th annual Record Store day will be marked and celebrated in Bridport Music this month, with a host of live performances and exclusive...

Brit Valley Rotary supports School in a Bag

THIS year, members of the Brit Valley Rotary Club will be helping children in deprived countries get an education. Each year the president of...

UK’s top judge to give talk in aid of LSI

THE UK’s most senior judge will be visiting Bridport to give a talk on the Supreme Court and its role in challenging times. Lord...

Knitathon nets £1,000

BURTON Bradstock resident Heather Rogers has raised more than £1,000 for charity through a sponsored knitathon. She decided to spend her 75th birthday in February...

Final weeks of Group 7 exhibition

IT is the final few weeks to see the Group 7 – Colour Values exhibition at Bridport Arts Centre’s Allsop Gallery, which finishes on...

CAB seeks further volunteers

BRIDPORT and District Citizens Advice is once again seeking new volunteers to help them provide the advice local people need in a wide range...

Beaminster WI winner will have words turned to song

A BEAMINSTER resident, who raises awareness of Parkinson’s disease, will have her words turned into song after winning a Dorset Women’s Institute competition. Charlotte...
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Next of kin appeal for Bridport man

THE coroner for Dorset is seeking the assistance of the public to find the next of kin of a man who died in Bridport. Stephen...

New canon installed in Bridport

A LARGE crowd of parishioners from the St Mary and St Catherine Catholic Church in Bridport, gathered together on Saturday, March 25th to celebrate...

From Page to Screen hosts music video workshop

BRIDPORT Youth Centre was buzzing with creativity when the team behind the From Page To Screen film festival hosted a free music video workshop...

Bridport Young Performers’ Scholarship to stage fundraising show

FOR this year’s Bridport Young Performers’ Scholarship (BYPS) annual Christmas Show, the talented group is hoping to put on the musical version of the...

Beaminster woman arrested in neighbour dispute

A BEAMINSTER woman has been arrested following a neighbour disagreement. Officers were on patrol on Tuesday, March 28th when they heard a commotion in...

Beaminster resident Amy reaches regionals of TeenStar

BEAMINSTER resident 17-year-old Amy Walklett has been given the thumps up by judges at the TeenStar audition in Southampton. The music student at the Academy...
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Witness appeal after pub burglary in Dorchester

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a burglary at a pub in Dorchester. The incident happened at around 6.30am on Saturday 1 April 2017 at...

Ten year anniversary for Local Food Links

SCHOOL meals caterer, Local Food Links, was joined by clients, suppliers and staff to celebrate 10 years of working in partnership to supply fresh,...

Bridport’s Green Fortnight

BRIDPORT’S first ever Green Fortnight continues this week with events to encourage residents to reduce their carbon footprint. The initiative, led by Transition Town...

Expansion work starts at Clipper Teas in Beaminster

CLIPPER Teas in Beaminster has started demolition work at its site on Broadwindsor Road – the first phase of its factory redevelopment. This includes...

Witness appeal following alleged fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth

DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged fail-stop collision in Weymouth. At around 12.30pm on Monday, March 27th it is reported...

Jude Hopkins: ‘A remarkable celebration for a remarkable lady’

TRIBUTES have been paid to Jude Hopkins – a “person of enormous energy and good cheer” – after she died on March 10th, aged...

Bridport’s residents and businesses split over options for South Street

PROPOSALS on options for South Street, including whet- her or not to close the northern part of the road, have been met with mixed...

Beaminster to look at road safety options after child is hit by car on...

BEAMINSTER county councillor Rebecca Knox is urging the town council and residents to look at the “wider demands” when finding a solution for children...

Bridport Town Council says ‘no’ to St Michael’s plans

BRIDPORT town councillors have recommended refusal for the St Michael’s Trading Estate planning application to redevelop and demolish part of the Lilliput Building and...
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Seven people arrested following drug warrants in Weymouth

SEVEN people have been arrested after warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act were carried out in Weymouth. Detectives working with the local Neighbourhood Policing...

Under 14s rugby team bound for Ireland

MEMBERS of the Under 14s Bridport Rugby Club have raised thousands of pounds to play a rugby tournament in Ireland. The team, along with...

Colfox students address almost 2,000 at Westminster

STUDENTS at the Sir John Colfox Academy have praised a framework that helps young people develop life skills. They were invited to Westminster to promote...

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