IN the week that major events finally returned to Lyme Regis, the LymeOnline website welcomed 10,095 visitors.
But what is everyone reading this week? Don’t get left behind in the local conversation – here’s our top 10 most viewed articles from the past seven days:
1) Woman’s body found in water off Lyme Regis – 2,677 views
Dorset Police reported distressing news that a woman’s body had been discovered in the water one mile east of Lyme Regis and appealed for any information to help identify her.
2) Acclaimed Lyme Regis chef to open new wine bar – 1,329 views
Harriet Mansell of the Robin Wylde restaurant in Lyme Regis announced she would be opening a second premises, Lilac, a wine bar in what was previously Cellar 59 in Broad Street.
3) Extras wanted for movie to be filmed in Lyme Regis – 1,225 views
Casting agency Casting Collective called for extra for a new major movie to be filmed in the Lyme Regis and Yeovil areas.
4) An open letter to Scott Cinemas – 665 views
In his latest ‘Lyme Matters’ column, Philip Evans wrote an open letter to the owners of the fire-stricken Regent Cinema in Lyme Regis questioning whether it would ever reopen.
The town looked forward to events season getting underway with this preview of the eat:Lyme Regis food and drink festival, which was held on Saturday.
A planning application revealed that owners of the SWIM bar and restaurant in Lyme Regis would be taking over the Hook & Parrot pub in Seaton if permission for redevelopment is forthcoming.
“Pain, grievances and hurt” between some members of Lyme Regis Town Council was brought to the surface this week, as councillors were asked to update their code of conduct.
8) The history behind Lyme’s ‘dragon’s teeth’ – 387 views
Lyme Regis resident Ken Gollop shared the history of these concrete blocks used to defend the town from potential invasion during the Second World War.
9) Lyme Regis stands still for Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral – 316 views
The town centre was brought to a stand still last weekend, as Lyme Regis joined a national minute’s silence to mark the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral.
10) WATCH: Events return to town with eat:Lyme Regis festival – 277 views
LymeOnline editor Francesca Evans presents video coverage of the first eat:Lyme Regis food and drink festival – the first major event to be held in the town for over a year.