The 2014 official guide and map for Bridport and West Bay is available to view here.

This Guide has been produced with both residents and visitors in mind. It has been created and published by Kayenne Marketing with the authority of Bridport Town Council. It is compiled from information supplied by the businesses and organisations listed.

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bcoBridport Community Orchard will be hosting its 7th annual Apple Day on Saturday 18th October in the Orchard behind St Mary's church in South Street.

Their first session of apple juicing, last Wednesday, with apples collected in Chideock, produced 40 bottles of juice in preparation.

gravity-driveCome and support local band The Gravity Drive's release of their debut album, with a launch party at Bridport Arts Centre, Friday 3rd October, 8pm. Tickets are £8 in advance, available here:

WackyHair-Sept2014-Weldmar-CLPOfficeSuppliesCould you help your local hospice by taking part in Wacky Hair Day 2014?

As part of Hospice Care Week (6th to 10th October 2014) Weldmar Hospicecare Trust are asking local schools, clubs, organisations and businesses to put on a wig, spray their hair, spike it up, colour it; just generally go wild on Friday 10th October for Wacky Hair for Hospicecare.

This is the fourth year of the Wacky Hair Day, which has so far raised over £4,000.

ecohomesThis year 11 homes were open around Bridport, along with another six in Lyme Regis. These all showed ways we can save energy and resources around the home. But in many ways the similarity ends here, with very distinct approaches emerging, providing a fascinating contrast between the homes.

The world garlic eating competition played out at the George Inn, Chideock on 13th September 2013

oliveOlive Tree's Annual Fundraiser locally sourced Brunch. Oct 3rd 10-12 noon. All proceeds go direct to The Cystic Fibrosis Trust  Last year, thanks to the local communities support, we raised a whopping £1,300!

Second homes are no longer acceptable in rural and coastal communities (like Bridport) that have severe housing shortages. Less than two thirds of the homes the South West needs each year are being built and the lack of supply is pushing up the region's house prices and rents.

If you agree then please sign this petition:

Locals are outraged to find local landmark Colmers' Hill desecrated. The iconic trees atop the beauty spot have been felled by the M.O.D. to allow "Clear line of site for aircraft manoeuvres".