jumperChristmas Charity clothes sale raising money for a mental health charity in Bridport called Harmony. They are a crisis centre that has opened up on Gundry Lane. It’s a lounge that provides a safe place to people in need. The crisis part of the business is supported by the NHS but the rest of the business is voluntarily run by two people.

big-time-boogie2Big Time Boogie in memory of Colin Browning. A four band spectacular, starring:

  • Diz and the Doormen
  • Clay Bottom Jug Busters
  • Zydeco Blues - Flaky Jake
  • The Old Malthouse Jazz Band
  • + Special Guest...
This 1930s film of Symondsbury village features many of the villagers of the time in their various roles.


"One day we woke up to an unbearable silence. Everyone had vanished, nothing left, no goodbye. The wonderful, cheerful, funny, generous lynchpins of our young lives were gone without a word. The significance of D-Day escaped our young minds… "

Arthur Watson


wessexPeople from across the Wessex Region are meeting on June 1st 2019 at Salisbury Guild Hall to discuss and sign the declaration below.

Devolution is incomplete in Great Britain with Scotland and Wales enjoying powers denied to the peoples of England who continue to be ruled from Westminster.

runningDorset Mental Health Forum is excited to announce a new partnership with Bridport Runners. Supported by Tanya, one of the Forum's local peer workers, the 'Running for Wellbeing' group meets every Wednesday evening in Bridport Town. The aim of this initiative is to engage those who are struggling with their mental health into a friendly , supportive running group where the focus is equally on getting out and being social as much as actually running.

Tradgedy strikes as fire rages through St Michael's Artist's Quarter.


The blaze broke out on the St Michael's Trading Estate in Bridport shortly after 18:00 BST on Saturday.

The Prince of Wales makes his first-ever visit to Bridport to see the newly refurbished Bridport Literary & Scientific Institute

prince-charlesHRH the Prince of Wales visited Bridport to see the historic Literary and Scientific Institute (known by locals as the Old Library) which has been totally regenerated to be once again an important part of the future economy of Bridport.   The Trustees of Bridport Area Development Trust (BADT) who have been responsible for rescuing and restoring the building were honoured to have the opportunity to share with Prince Charles some of the history of the building and to show him around the new Town facility.

TeaCupFilm-Apr2018-Weldmar-PatientsWorkingAn animated film made by people attending Weldmar Hospicecare’s Day Services

The Arts Therapy team at Weldmar Hospicecare work with patients and family members using a wide range of creative activities. The aim is to offer people opportunities to express themselves, rekindle skills and maybe gain new ones.


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