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LIBERATING: Mel Rich raised money for Macmillan. Picture by Neil Barnes

Mel's brave shave to help fight cancer

The Melplash Show. Picture by Finnbarr Webster

Melplash Show: Reality for farmers is a difficult one, says West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin

B Sharp youth music group will perform at St Michael's Church

B Sharp musicians to perform at Candles on the Cobb 2015

HOUSING PLANS: The site of the proposed Watton Park development, Bridport. Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13418

Bridport housing development recommended for approval

Freshwater Beach

UPDATED: Coastguards urge beach-goers to be 'responsible' after three taken to hospital in west Dorset

Top names come to support Bridport Literary Festival

Top names come to support Bridport Literary Festival

IMPORTANT FIND: Archaeologist Nancy Grace with some of the removed fragments © National Trust / Martin Papworth

Rare find of ancient bones in west Dorset

READY: Guitars on The Beach. Picture by Maisie Hill

Guitars on the Beach change tune as rock fans' choice deemed 'too heavy'

CCTV appeal following a theft in Bridport

CCTV appeal launched after clothes stolen from Bridport shop

Met Office issues warning for heavy rain in Dorset

Met Office issues warning for heavy rain in Dorset

The beach at Broad Ledge in Lyme Regis. Photo Graham Hunt

Lifeboat launched to 'body in the water' - only for item to be confirmed as driftwood

Bridport Tourist Information Centre

West Dorset Tourist Information Centre consultation overwhelmingly in favour of service continuing

RESCUED: John Allan,left, and David Dolling at Lyme Regis lifeboat station after their ordeal on the rocks. Picture by Richard Horobin

Two men rescued after becoming stranded on rocks near Lyme Regis

Rain, sunshine, dog and horses- this years' Buckham Fair had it all

Rain, sunshine, dogs and horses- this years' Buckham Fair had it all

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Fraudster told to expect jail after being convicted of fraud

Fraudster told to expect jail after being convicted of fraud

Sport

LOOKING FOR IMPROVEMENT: Adam Stordy featured for Bridport against South Cheriton

Bees: Poor starts are leaving boss Annetts puzzled

WINNERS: Club captain Andy Dennis presents Mike Savage and Gary Edwardes with their prizes

Golf: Edwardes, Savage and Gale take men's open at Bridport

SETTING HIS SIGHTS: John Palmer fires a .38LBP watched by Peter Hutson

Shooting: Bridport Shooting Club celebrates 30th anniversary

WINNING GOAL: Warren Byerley

Bees: Early Byerley header gets Bridport off the mark

SLAM DUNK: Participants in the 3v3 basketball event

Basketball: Breaking Baskets take 3v3 charity crown

FLOWN THE NEST: Dan Wise has left Bridport

Bees: Confidence the key to successful season for Senior

AT THE DOUBLE: Ladies’ doubles winners Katie Wiltshire and Jan Waller with Devon coach of the year Derek Blackmore

Tennis: Club aces shine through at Seaton Finals Day

HOWDY: Liz Thompson’s Lady Captain’s Day had a country and western theme

Golf: Juniors show up well as ladies enjoy captain's day

ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE: Alan Slaney

Boxing: Bridport club chief desperate for help

FLED THE NEST: Jamie Filkins

Bees: Versatile Filkins joins sibling Sam at Gills

SCRAMBLE SUCCESS: From left, Andy Dennis, Chris Tozer and Dave Rendell

Golf: Club captain Andy in Texas Scramble success

FINAL QUALIFIER: Sophie Keech

Golf: British Open chance for Dorset star Keech

EARLY GOALS: Jamie Symes fired a hat-trick against Patchway Town

Bees: Chief Senior pleased with pre-season form

FISH-TASTIC: Richard ‘Tiny’ Daw presents the Frank & Peggy Daw Memorial Trophy to winner James Lawrence

Angling: Trophy time for junior member James

National Sport

Saido Berahino, pictured, is going nowhere according to West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace

West Brom tell Saido Berahino he will not be allowed to leave for Tottenham

Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City have been given another tough group assignment in the Champions League

Manchester City handed tough Champions League group that includes Juventus

Andy Murray has a tough test up first at the US Open

Andy Murray to go up against mercurial Nick Kyrgios in US Open first round

Head coach Stuart Lancaster found the selection of England's 31-man World Cup squad to be an emotional experience

Stuart Lancaster says he has not gambled by picking Sam Burgess for England

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