Police are investigating the theft of a headstone from a cemetery in Lyme Regis. They say it's caused considerable distress to the familyRead the full story ›
A new film is being made about the life of palaeontologist Mary Anning who made groundbreaking fossil discoveries on the coast of Dorset.Read the full story ›
A great-grandmother from Lyme Regis claims she nearly lost an eye when a seagull swooped on her to steal her ice cream on the seafront.Read the full story ›
Police have confirmed the body of a man found on Monmouth Beach in Lyme Regis on Thursday is that of 53-year-old Paul Whatley.
He'd gone missing from his home in Exeter on Monday.
Officers say his death is currently being treated as non-suspicious and a file for the coroner has been prepared.
Paul’s next of kin have been informed.
Officers searching for a missing man have found a body in woodland in the Monkton Wyld area of West Dorset.
The body is believed to be that of missing Lyme Regis man Derek Richard Powell. The 45-year-old was last seen at his home on the morning of Monday 20 March.
Derek's family have been informed. His death is not being treated as suspicious.
The art deco Regent Cinema in the Dorset seaside town was severely damaged in a massive fire last March.Read the full story ›
The team tasked with restoring the Lyme Regis cinema which burnt down say it will be some time before they can start building work on-site.Read the full story ›
A fire which destroyed an art deco cinema in Dorset was down to an electrical fault, according to the fire services.
The roof of the Grade II listed Regent Cinema in Lyme Regis collapsed after the building was engulfed in flames last Tuesday afternoon.
Dorset Fire and Rescue says early indications show the fire began in a faulty light fitting.
The owners of the 1930s Art Deco cinema have vowed to rebuild it to its former glory.
A statement from the company said it was saddened by the loss of the building, which had recently been refurbished.
The roof of the Regent Cinema in Lyme Regis - which is a Grade II listed building from the 1930s - collapsed after being engulfed by flames.Read the full story ›
A cinema has been badly damaged in a fire. Black smoke poured from the roof and people with breathing problems were warned to stay indoorsRead the full story ›