Essential reading for all those with Lyme Regis at heart, by veteran local journalist Philip Evans. To view more comment and opinion pieces, visit our Blogs section.
I PROMISED myself that I would not mention the dreaded C-word in this, my last column of this most distressing of years. I am fed up of writing about it and you, dear reader, I am sure are fed up of reading about it. […]
WE report this week on how difficult COVID-19 has been for our two local authorities – Lyme Regis Town Council and Dorset Council. Both are feeling the financial impact that the pandemic has wreaked on the world. […]
THE summer of 2020 is one we will all want to forget. We thought it would be the summer when no one wanted to visit our town, which in recent times has emerged as one of the most popular resorts along the south coast. […]
IF it wasn’t for the masks, you would think this was like any other summer in Lyme Regis. With the car parks full and the streets and promenade crowded with day-trippers and holidaymakers, some might think it’s heading for a record year. […]
THERE are so many awards around these days, it’s difficult to take them seriously. If somebody reads an article in a magazine stating that Lyme Regis serves the best fish and chips in the West Country, does anyone actually respond by saying: “Oh good, let’s go there this weekend?” […]
IT would seem the days of milk and honey may well be over for Lyme Regis Town Council. We learn this week that in the wake of the coronavirus the council’s reserves are expected to drop by nearly £1million. […]
SO this year will be the last Guitars On The Beach? So disappointed and affronted that the town council failed to support them financially this year, the organisers decided that was it – GOTB would “go out with a bang” this summer. No more rockin’ on the beach. […]