BBC SOUTHWEST Monday 4th August NOW FRIDAY at 6-30pm

chrissie squire

Chideock residents may be interested to hear that the story of Chrissie Squire, the Chideock Egg Lady, will feature on both BBC South West Spotlight and BBC Radio Solent during week commencing 3 August as part of the BBC’s extensive coverage of the First World War. There should also be an article on the same story in the September edition (available mid August) of Dorset Magazine. Anyone who wants to know more about this fascinating piece of village history may like to visit the ongoing exhibition at Bridport Museum or come along to the ‘Chideock in the Wars’ exhibition in the village hall on Friday12 September. Further information from Frances Colville on 01297 480833 or  UPDATE:  The Radio Solent programme will go out on Thursday 7 August on the main show at 11.15 a.m., with a shortened version featuring on the breakfast show at 8.15 a.m.  In case you miss the Radio Solent programme you can listen here just click on the article about Chrissie Squire – The Chideock Egg Lady. I have just listened and it was amazing! UPDATE – UPDATE! Have just heard the BBC Spotlight programme featuring Chrissie Squire has been changed to Friday at 6-30pm – we think – that is the latest news from BBC but may well worth tuning in every evening this week!