Young artists from Bridport’s Colfox School have created what is believed to be the UK’s biggest mural. Evoking themes of work/life balance and living by the coast, the 133-metre mural […]
News and Features
Dignitaries from Bridport paid their respects to French fisherman lost at sea on a visit to North West France. Bridport Twinning Association members, the town’s mayor, clerk and crier recently […]
Campaigners say it is a ‘great disappointment’ that Dorset Council has approved plans to build 760 new homes at Vearse Farm, Bridport. The authority has approved plans to let a […]
I’ve never wanted a Henry. Never. I already have far too many things with a face following me round the house – two dogs, a cat, a son, a husband… […]
A feast of farming is on offer over the next few weeks, with no fewer than four huge agricultural shows in Dorset. The farming fun kicks off at the Turnpike […]
Grade I listed Parnham House, which was gutted by fire in 2017, is set to have six holiday chalets, a marquee restaurant and a new car park after plans were […]
A beaver has been born in West Dorset for the first time in more than 400 years. Trail cameras at a beaver enclosure on Dorset Wildlife Trust land have captured […]
A damning new report by the Environment Agency has slated two water companies that serve west Dorset – and suggests some water company executives should be jailed. The 2021 environmental […]
Welcome to The West Dorset Magazine
We are Bird Media – two experienced journalists who have decided to break free and launch
their own news publication The West Dorset Magazine.
Editor Miranda Robertson has worked for a number of local papers, including the Dorset Echo, Salisbury Journal and The New Blackmore Vale. She lives in Maiden Newton with her husband Peter, son Robert, jug PugsieMfanwy, pug Hugo and the ginger ninja Kitten Mitten.
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