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18Jan 24

Mayor’s Blog 149

This week: Harbour House, Asker Nature Trail & Mountjoy School, St John Ambulance Recruitment, Mayoress Report (Carer Support). Harbour House West Bay (Bridport’s Longest Scarf) The lovely ladies and staff at the Harbour House have joined in the challenge to knit Bridport’s longest scarf and have been visiting the Bridport…

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11Jan 24

Mayor’s Blog 148

This week: The Addams Family, Blue Light Church Service, West Bay Wallow, Bridport Carer Café, Bridport Refugee Support Campaign Due to the Christmas break there were some events at the end of last year that couldn’t make it into a Mayor’s Blog. They have all been well advertised and mostly…

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10Jan 24

Media Release – 10 January 2024

Town Council Budget Proposals Published Bridport Town Council has today [9 January] published its draft budget for 2024/25, including details of the likely impact on Council Tax payers. The budget, covering the year from 1 April 2024, will be the first for a newly expanded Bridport Town Council area to…

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20Dec 23

West Bay Wallow, Charity Fancy Dress Swim

Make West Bay your destination on Boxing Day!  The famous West Bay Wallow, Charity Fancy Dress Swim will be taking place at Midday. This will be followed by Community Carols around the Christmas Tree 12:30pm.  The West Bay Discovery Centre is open 11am - 4pm with a new exhibition about…

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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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