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Bridport Hat Festival Video

Bridport Hat Festival Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zp0Lg1VB_ns This year’s Hat Festival was another great day. Despite some rather inclement weather the good folk of Bridport and surrounding areas turned out en masse, bedecked in their latest festival headwear – ranging from the artistic and inventive to…

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Melplash Show Video

Melplash Show Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q3k7dzWPag This years' show is on Thursday 25th August. The Melplash Agricultural Society Show is the South West’s premier agricultural exhibition and is held at The West Bay Show grounds, Bridport, Dorset. There really will be something for everyone at the show.…

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Faster Broadband for Bridport

Faster and more reliable fibre broadband is now available in Bridport. With fibre broadband: Everyone in your home can be online at the same time Download and watch your favourite TV shows, films and sports when you want and without…

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BEM Award For The Riverside

BEM Award for the Riverside

Jan and Arthur Watson, co-owners of The Riverside Restaurant, were surprised and thrilled to both be awarded a British Empire Medal in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to the Hospitality Industry in the South West. They see…

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Flourish is Popping Up Near You

A local charity is organising an open day so that you can find out how their Bridport Flourish Pop-up cafes can support and inspire you to improve your health and wellbeing. "Flourish" is EDP Drug & Alcohol Services' (EDP) new…

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Trick Factory To Close

Trick Factory to Close

Personal Statement from Robert Ridge Regarding The Trick Factory. At the End of this month of May The Trick Factory will close for the summer and will cease to operate at its current location. This is in accordance with the…

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Richard III In Bridport

Richard III in Bridport

It was whilst on a visit to York that Arthur Woodgate discovered the link between Bridport and Richard the Third, popularly known as “The King in the Car Park.” Now plans are afoot to commemorate the visit of the much…

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Bridport Town Hall Opens

Bridport Town Hall Opens

Following extensive repair and restoration, the first phase of Bridport Town Hall is now open and welcoming the public. Town Surveyor, Daryl Chambers, who has overseen the repairs and restoration of the building, said “this project has saved the building…

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To clean or not to clean?

As the scaffolding on the Town Hall was lowered, some people have asked why the stone and brickwork building hasn’t been extensively cleaned.  As with all elements of the project the   historic nature of the building has dictated the appropriate…

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External Work Completed

External work completed

All repairs to the cupola, roof and external walls of the Town Hall have now been completed.  As a Grade 1 listed building, the process of undertaking even the smallest repair is considerable. Work has had to be referred to English…

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