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The Great Dorset Steam Fair in 1968

GALLERY: The Great Dorset Steam Fair through the years

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L-R Loretta Walsh, James Grogan, Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright and Hattie Gotobed at Freshwater last year

WATCH THE TRAILER: Premiere planned for children's mystery movie shot in Dorset starring Harry Potter's Ginny Weasley

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Horse injured in Pymore - Tanya Gibbs with her horse in a field at Pymore, Bridport - 020915, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13434 (37342156)

Young horse attacked in Bridport field

Elderly woman airlifted to hospital after accident in West Dorset

UPDATED: Elderly woman remains in hospital in stable condition after accident in West Dorset

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Flood warning issued for West Bay

Flood warning issued for West Bay

Adam taking part in the triathlon.

Bridport athlete takes on triathlon for the Living Tree

Disabled duo take to the skies thanks to west Dorset paraglider

Disabled duo take to the skies thanks to west Dorset paraglider

Warning to stay away from cliff edge

LETHAL: Teens sat on top of cliff pulled away by coastguards

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Lyme Regis Town Council mayor making - New mayor Owen Lovell - 030615, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13210 (28562323)

Lyme Regis residents to shape future of town at consultation

Two people rescued in sea off Lyme Regis

Two people rescued in sea off Lyme Regis

Holidaymaker injured in rock fall thanks rescuers with video

Holidaymaker injured in rock fall thanks rescuers with video

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Yellow weather warning for rain issued in Dorset

Yellow weather warning for rain issued in Dorset

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SHOWING SUPPORT: Jack, Mark and Lauren Kick

Bridport family tackle paratriathlon for good cause

SUSPENDED SENTENCE: Thomas Essex

Bridport scrap metal dealer who punched rival given suspended sentence

"Targeted" badger cull to take place in Dorset this year

'Targeted' Dorset badger cull to begin this year

Charlotte Warn and her Kingsbury Red Devon, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17578

Crowds enjoy best of agriculture at Melplash Show 2015

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

GCSE LIVE: Students gets their results across Dorset today

GCSE LIVE: Students gets their results across Dorset today

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Bridport Carnival hailed as one of the best in years

Bridport Carnival hailed as one of the best in years

CELEBRATING: Tara and Isla Byrne. Picture by Maisie Hill

Woodroffe School celebrates best ever GCSE results

Beaminster School students celebrate GCSE results

Beaminster School students celebrate GCSE results

Students collecting their results

Sir John Colfox Academy celebrates improved GCSE results

Police carry out crackdown on Dorset and Devon border

Police carry out crackdown on Dorset and Devon border

Melanie Rich at Dorset Fire & Chimney Centre, Bridport doing "Brave the Shave" for Macmillan - 120815, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13367 (34932808)

Melanie to 'Brave the Shave' in Bucky Doo Square to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

HOPEFUL: Bridport Business Chamber president Richard Smith

Coffee #1 eyes up empty Bridport town centre unit

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West Bay Coastguard were called to help an injured woman

Coastguards rescue injured woman on coast path in west Dorset

West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin

West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin denies pledge for £20m to Kids Company

Oscar the dog on 5,000 mile cycling charity challenge

Oscar the dog on 5,000 mile cycling charity challenge

Cattistock Countryside Show - Mrs T's Traditional Tea Time Treats Dorset - 090815, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13359 (34600301)

Prizes handed out at annual Cattistock Countryside Show

Investigation launched after oil leak found in River Axe

Investigation launched after oil leak found in River Axe in West Dorset

Hunt for arsonists who torched phone mast tower in Lyme Regis

Hunt for arsonists who torched phone mast tower in Lyme Regis

New bins set to be delivered by DWP

Residents to be delivered new bins as part of Recycle for Dorset scheme

Black people 17 times more likely to be stopped and searched by police, figures reveal

Black people 17 times more likely to be stopped and searched by police, figures reveal

Arsonists torch West Dorset car

UPDATED: Car set on fire in suspected arson attack in west Dorset

Coastguards called to help people and dog in sea off Chesil Beach

Coastguards called to help people and dog in sea off Chesil Beach

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Marcel and Kitty Gommers, new landlords at The Royal Oak in Drimpton.

West Dorset pub welcomes new landlords

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