No separate penalty ARRAN GLYN THOMAS, aged 30, of Lennox Street, Weymouth. Admitted driving a vehicle, on the A3066 Beaminster Road, Bridport at a speed exceeding 30mph. Admitted driving a vehicle whilst unfit to drive through drugs. Disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 12 months. Admitted using a vehicle without third party insurance. Admitted consuming alcohol in a public place which he was prohibited from doing by a criminal behaviour order. Committed to prison for 3 months suspended for 12 months. For original offence of obstructing/resisting a constable in the execution of their duty. DEAN MICHAEL AUSTWICK, aged 36, c/o St Andrews Drive, Charmouth.Ideally a professional kitchen should know enough to find great ingredients that the rest of us can't easily buy, and cook them better than most of us can. They've schlepped around Devon and Dorset's many dedicated small producers; the mixed leaf salad with broad beans, goat's cheese and poached egg alone took trips to four different farms. Any swimmer knows you need to towel off before putting on your clothes, and drying off before dressing should be the salad maker of Lyme Bay's watchwords too, because these leaves were as damp and scantily dressed as an impatient sea bather.Another starter of scallops (dredged in the Bay that day) with a carrot purée would have been improved by sharper seasoning.If a distinction can be made between the menus and cooking in gastropubs and restaurants then Broad Street's food tends to the more yeomanly gastropub variety.They do the ingredients justice, but bolder menus, and more focused and consistent seasoning would promote it to restaurant status.JASON SKIPPER, aged 47, of Douglas Road, Wyke Regis, Weymouth. Admitted using a vehicle on a road, constructed or adapted to carry no more than eight seated passengers in addition to the driver, when the grooves of the tread pattern of a tyre fitted to the front offside wheel of the vehicle were not of a depth of at least 1.6mm throughout a continuous band comprising the central three-quarters of the breadth of tread and round the entire outer circumference of the tyre. Disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 6 months. Admitted at West Weymouth police station possessing a quantity of cannabis, a Class B drug. VAUGHAN PETER WILLIAMS, aged 54, of Morris Road, Bovington.
The Broad Street Restaurant, 57-58 Broad Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset (01297 445792) Food *** Ambience **** Service *** £24.80 per person for three courses without drinks SIDE ORDERS: BESIDE THE SEASIDE By Caroline Stacey The Crown Hotel Hotel, restaurant and brasserie that's a jewel in the town. Admitted committing a further offence whilst subject to order of conditional discharge. DAVID JOHN DOLBEAR, aged 28, of Orion Road, Weymouth. NIGEL SHAUN TREADWELL, aged 38, of Lennox Street, Weymouth. Admitted committing a further offence whilst subject to order of conditional discharge. KEVIN JOHN SIMS, aged 36, of Charles Street, Weymouth. Dealt with for original offence of harassment - breach of a restraining order on conviction. Admitted failing without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order.The black slate appetiser plate is a long way from trad seaside fare; the Kiwi chef's fine cooking make it a destination.The Buttlands, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk (01328 710209) 36 on the Quay Change out of your shorts for the £60, 10-course tasting menu.
Use of impeccable raw materials extends to the flagstone floor, tongue-and-groove panelling, fine hessian cloths overlaid with that nostalgia-assuaging white linen.