Flourish is Popping up Near You!
A local charity is organising an open day so that you can find out how their Bridport Flourish Pop-up cafes can support and inspire you to improve your health and wellbeing. "Flourish" is EDP Drug & Alcohol Services' (EDP) new initiative to help people take control of their health and wellbeing by offering practical support both in communities and online. In Bridport they are offering Pop-up cafes every Friday from 11.30am-2.30pm at 5 Downes Street and on Friday 13th May they want to invite you to come along to their open day so that you can find out more. Farmacy Juice Bar will be giving juicing demonstrations with free tasters for everyone that attends.
The Trick Factory to Close
Personal Statement from Robert Ridge Regarding The Trick Factory.
At the End of this month of May The Trick Factory will close for the summer and will cease to operate at its current location.
This is in accordance with the wishes and instructions of the owners of The St. Michaels Trading Estate, Hayward & Co.
Richard III in Bridport
It was whilst on a visit to York that Arthur Woodgate discovered the link between Bridport and Richard the Third, popularly known as “The King in the Car Park.”
Now plans are afoot to commemorate the visit of the much maligned monarch. In the riverside gardens by East Bridge an information notice board identifies the location of the Priory of St John the Baptist just across the road, but gives no indication that this is where Richard is considered to have stayed.
“Nor will you find any mention of this anywhere in Bridport,” commented Mr Woodgate, “but I’m pleased to say that this is about to change.”
BEM Award for the Riverside
Jan and Arthur Watson, co-owners of The Riverside Restaurant, were surprised and thrilled to both be awarded a British Empire Medal in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to the Hospitality Industry in the South West.
They see it as an award not only for themselves but for all the wonderful staff who have worked at the Riverside over the years and particularly the present team led by the Managers Neil Chilcott and Sue Turner.
They would like to thank the unknown people who put their names forward.
Bridport Town Guide 2014 - 2016
This Guide has been produced with both residents and visitors in mind. It has been created and published by Kayenne Marketing with the authority of Bridport Town Council. It is compiled from information supplied by the businesses and organisations listed.
Voucher attached for Bridport Town Council area households to claim a free copy.
The Bridport Videos
Three short films about Bridport, commissioned by Spirit of Bridport and created by Watershed PR. These videos are 'Landscape & Seascape', 'Art & Culture' and 'Food & Drink'.
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