WHY?

Because Bridport and its people deserve a lively, interesting, critical chronicle and bulletin. We aim to delve into the cracks papered over by local papers and public-relations, and above all to inform. If we offend, sorry folks, but so be it.

WHO?

Editor

Nick Pitt

Sports writer and book reviewer for The Sunday Times; former Sunday Times sports editor; moved to Bridport in 2010. Loves the landscape; loves (most of) the grub and grog. Intends to celebrate but also reveal Bridport, the best and worst, warts and all.

Contributors

Gill Capper

Journalist, dog-blogger and poet. Bridport resident for 20 years. In 1985, the year her first son was born, she was a winner in a Cosmopolitan journalism competition, and then regularly contributed to that magazine as well as to She and the Evening Standard magazine. Her dogalogue blog is soon to be published as a book.

Sean Geraghty

Born in London; moved to West Dorset when 11. Musician, writer and sceptic. Lead singer and founder of The Sidekicks. Author of The Borassic Coast, a novel about the gritty locals the tourist brochures forgot to mention.

Bridget Ingle

Web-site production engineer.

Alison Lang

Arrived in Bridport in 2010 via Toronto and London. Illustrious illustrator for national newspapers, magazines and books.
www.alisonlang.com

John Pownall

By profession a lawyer, by inclination and enthusiasm a writer. John’s first stage play, about William Blake, was performed at the Bridport Arts Centre in 2013. Still waiting for a West End transfer, he reads, walks on the beach and plucks his guitar.