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15Dec 23

Mayor’s Blog 147

This week: St. Vaast Twinning Christmas Party, Visit to the Bridport Bandits, Community Kitchen Christmas Lunch, St. James’ Care Home Carol Service, Bridport Round Table Hampers. St. Vaast Twinning Christmas Party Last Friday, Bridget and I attended the Christmas Party for the members of the Twinning Association held in the…

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08Dec 23

Mayor’s Blog 146

Light Up a Life, Christmas Wreath Making, The Christmas Tree Festival, Bridport Christmas Cheer, Bridport Floods, Bridport Tree Planting Group Newsletter Light Up a Life Last Friday Bridget and I were invited by Weldmar to Groves Nurseries to open the ‘Light Up a Life’ Festival. It was a very poignant…

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23Nov 23

Mayor’s Blog 145

The Kings Awards for Voluntary Services, Bridport Local Food Group AGM, Mayor’s Quiz, Mayoress Report.  The King's Award for Voluntary Services It is something to be celebrated that two organisations in the Bridport area have been chosen to receive a prestigious award for Voluntary Services. The Kings Award is equivalent…

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17Nov 23

Mayor’s Blog 144

Armistice Day, Remembrance Parade, Carnival Thank You Party, Asker Meadows Nature Trail Plan Armistice Day The Armistice, an agreement to end the fighting of the First World War as a prelude to peace negotiations, began at 11am on 11 November 1918.  Armistice is Latin for to stand (still) arms. To this day…

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10Nov 23

Mayor’s Blog 143

Just Fish, 19th BridLit Festival, Borough Harmony AGM, Mayor’s Charities updates, Mayoress reports. Opening of Just Fish – West Bay On Saturday I had the pleasure of officially opening a new business in West Bay. After the recent closure of Samways the news that we would still have a fresh…

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02Nov 23

Mayor’s Blog 142

The Dorset Legal Service, Bridport Local Food Group, Mayor’s Quiz updates. The Dorset Legal Service On Sunday Bridget and I attended the Dorset Legal Service at St. Peter’s Church in Dorchester after being invited by the High Sheriff of Dorset, Colin Weston MBE JP.  Colin had attended our recent Bridport…

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27Oct 23

Mayor’s Blog 141

This week: Bridport Rugby Club Tag Festival, The Street to Sea Litter Pick, The Bridport Prize, Trafalgar Service. Bridport Rugby Club Tag Festival  The annual Bridport Rugby Club Tag festival was a great success with 12 school teams taking part on a sunny Saturday morning. I was very impressed with…

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25Oct 23

Remembrance Sunday 2023

MEDIA RELEASE 25 October 2023 Remembrance Sunday 2023 Bridport’s annual Remembrance Parade and Service on Sunday 12 November will as usual mark the sacrifice of those who lost their lives in war. The event, organised by Bridport Town Council, Parade Commander Brigadier John Dean, Bridport Team Ministry and a range…

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13Oct 23

Mayor’s Blog 140

And Breathe Bridport, Exhale, The Lions Annual Swimathon, Jurassic Multicultural Family Event, Bulbs Planted on Riverside Gardens, Coming Up events. And Breathe Bridport  Over a period of two days the Trustees of The Burrough Harmony Centre put on over 50 health and wellbeing focussed activities around the town. With the…

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06Oct 23

Mayor’s Blog 139

This week : Meet the Council Events, Polling Stations, Plastic Free Bridport, Forthcoming Tree Pollarding, Community Bulb Planting, ,  Bridport Lions “Swimathon”, From Street to Sea, Bridport's Big Litter Pick, Meet the Council Events Over the last fortnight or so, I have joined fellow town councillors at some of the…

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