Top 10 Most Read – find out what Lyme Regis is talking about this week

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:

coastguard helicopter

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.


Harriet Mansell

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.


film3) 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.


regent cinema fire

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.


eat:Lyme Regis food and drink festival5) New food and drink market to be held in Lyme Regis this weekend – 605 views

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.


Hook & Parrot

6) SWIM owners to expand into East Devon with redevelopment of Seaton pub – 501 views

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.


code of conduct7) Underlying grievances between Lyme Regis councillors brought to the surface as code of conduct discussed – 432 views

“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.


Monmouth Beach dragon's teeth

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.


Duke of Edinburgh funeral

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.


eat:Lyme Regis festival10) 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.


Woodmead Halls

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