Lyme Regis

Find your neighbourhood

Bridport, Beaminster, Lyme Regis and surrounding areas are covered by the Neighbourhood Policing Team stationed at Bridport. We recognise that all NPT team members need an understanding of the whole section, to provide an effective response NPT officers are expected to work from anywhere within the section.

The NPT office is part of the Fire Station in Lyme Regis, situated behind the Woodmead Hall on Hill Road.

The town of Lyme Regis is often referred to as the “Pearl Of Dorset” and is situated in Lyme Bay on the Dorset – Devon border.



Local priorities

Section Priorities (reviewed December 2019)

  1. Operation Upkeep - Tackling organised drug supply in Bridport Town. We carry out regular safe and well checks on vulnerable members of the community and help to protect them from the risks that county lines drugs suppliers pose. The NPT actively follow up on any information linked to drugs activity in the town and will always safeguard victims of cuckooing.
  2. Anti-social behaviour (ASB) in Langmoor Gardens and Marine Parade, Lyme Regis. Due to reports of ASB in the area of the gardens the NPT and local response officers carry out regular patrols in the area and pro-actively deal with any concerns that they may encounter when on patrol. The NPT encourage the community to report incidents as they are happening so that we can respond to this and prevent any potential escalation. 
  3. Anti-social behaviour in and around Beaminster Town Centre. Local officers carry out regular patrols of Beaminster Town and the surrounding areas and deal with any anti-social behaviour that they encounter. We encourage members of the community who witness or are victims of ASB to call Police at the time the incident is happening.


You said - we did

This section is for us to share some of the daily work we do on your behalf.

You said
That there were problems with anti social behaviour in the area of Anning Road play park
We did
Local officers carried out pro-active patrols of the area and engaged with persons in the area. We made them aware of the issues being caused and effect this had on the local community. Local councillors worked to remove a hut in the area that appeared to be attracting issues. Although reduced there are still issues that need resolving in the area and local officers need your help to do so. If you have information which you think would assist us, we encourage you to report it using the 101 system or online via the Dorset Police website. Alternatively, you may wish to report information anonymously via CrimeStoppers.

Get involved

Speak with the team at one of the following local events.

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Your inspector

Inspector Darren Stanton
Inspector Darren Stanton

Your local station

Lyme Regis Police Station Hill Road Lyme Regis DT7 3PG

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Please note that the Lyme Regis Enquiry Office is CLOSED to the public. Please be assured that Police Officers will still be working in your area. If you wish to make a non-urgent enquiry, please either use the yellow telephone or dial 101 from any other telephone. For all emergency calls please call 999. Many thanks for your co-operation and apologies for any inconvenience.

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Lyme Regis

Neighbourhood Policing Team

PC Kirsti Frecknall
PC Kirsti Frecknall
PC Jake Woodbridge
PC Jake Woodbridge
What we do

Neighbourhood policing improves the quality of life within Dorset communities. Working together with partner agencies and problem-solving with local people and groups, we will target the policing issues that matter most in your area.

Get in touch with us today to raise any issues you have and to find out what priorities we are currently working on. This is your chance to influence the service that the police, and our partners, provide.

You can contact us via the Dorset Police website or social media, where we also promote upcoming meetings and events. We are based at: Lyme Regis Police Station Hill Road Lyme Regis DT7 3PG.

In an emergency

The Neighbourhood Policing Team works with colleagues across Dorset Police, but does not respond to emergency calls. If a crime is in progress or life is in danger, always dial 999 immediately, so we can help you as quickly as possible.