THOUSANDS of people flocked to West Bay on Boxing Day to witness Bridport Round Table’s popular West Bay Wallow. The annual event attracted more than 100 brave participants who entered the icy water in the harbour. Many were dressed up in special outfits with the spectacle including an inflatable t-rex, lobsters, trees and elves, with winners of the best dressed chosen by deputy mayor, Cllr Barry Irvine.
MORE than 150 people came out to support teams entering the Marquis of Lorne Boxing Day pram race. The annual event, organised by landlords Trace and Steve Brady, was the quickest they have ever had in their seven years at the Nettlecombe pub. They said: “There was a brilliant turnout for the Boxing Day pram race. “Such a lovely sunny start to the day, but unfortunately by 11.30am the rain started, but despite this we had seven teams to run the course.
MEMBERS of Bridport Town Council’s finance and general purposes committee are making their own representation to the Communities Secretary, to ensure they receive appropriate funding for services devolved due to the local government reorganisation. Councils are being encouraged to send comments to The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, who will give his final decision on Dorset having two unitary authorities in January.
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