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KICK STARTER: Amy and Sam Toms with their son Arlow who are crowd funding to help people save for a deposit on their first house Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13327 (33463207)

West Dorset father starts crowdfunding campaign to help first time buyers onto the housing market

Motorcyclist injured after crash with van near Dorchester

Breaking UPDATED: Motorcyclist injured after crash with van near Dorchester

Overturned car blocks A35 near Dorchester

Breaking UPDATED: One person cut out of car and rushed to hospital following two-vehicle crash near Dorchester

Peter Wiles sent us this picture of the rescue

Two rescued from Lyme Regis cliffs after becoming stuck

Dog rescued from cliffs near Charmouth

Dog rescued from cliffs near Charmouth

LET THERE BE LIGHT: Iconic theatre achieves fundraising goal

LET THERE BE LIGHT: Iconic theatre achieves fundraising goal

Police alert on 'injured man' scam for drivers in west Dorset

Police alert on 'injured man' scam for drivers in west Dorset

Loders School 'making progress' after being placed in special measures

Loders School 'making progress' after being placed in special measures

MAKING PROGRESS: Teachers Rowan Beecham and Beth McGrath outside Loders School, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG12784

Loders Primary School making 'reasonable progress' after latest Ofsted inspection

Air ambulance called to A35 crash

UPDATED: Three remain in hospital after A35 crash but injuries no longer 'life-threatening'

Tractor destroyed in fire

Tractor destroyed by fire near Charmouth

FINGERS CROSSED: Organiser Irene Roper hoped the Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week raised around £15,000 for the RNLI. Picture by Richard Horobin

Thousands raised for RNLI at Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week 2015

NEW ADDITION: Deputy town clerk Mark Green

New deputy town clerk appointed at Lyme Regis Town Council

NEW STUDENT: George Thomas, right and Craig Pinder at the Boat Building Academy in Lyme Regis, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17544

Man from Mauritius visits Lyme Regis to learn how to fix his damaged boat

Police are appealing after a burglary in Lyme Regis

UPDATED: Warning to homeowners after spate of burglaries in Lyme Regis

VOLUNTEERS: Fun day at Scope charity shop, Bridport, Manager Nicole Hooper, left and volunteers PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17542

Bridport charity shop appeals for donations in support of Scope's Great Donate campaign

A patient receiving a stem cell transplant

Money to be raised for the Anthony Nolan Trust at the Lyme Folk Weekend 2015

Accident blocks A35 near Bridport

Two people suffer minor injuries in two-car crash on A35 near Bridport

SPOTTED: Stephen Hawking in Lyme Regis Picture: FINNBARR WEBSTER

BRIEF HISTORY OF LYME: Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking visits the Dorset coast

Residents from West Dorset villages propose to develop their own neighbourhood plan

Residents from West Dorset villages propose to develop their own neighbourhood plan

Ben Deer has been named apprentice/trainee of the year

Bridport man wins national paint and decorating award

A car overturned near Beaminster. Picture by Finnbarr Webster

Man injured after car overturns near Beaminster

A firefighter battles the blaze. Picture: DF&RS

UPDATED: Huge barn fire first seen by pilot flying over Dorset engulfs 3,500 bales of hay near Dorchester

CUTT OFF: Elderly residents can no longer use a bus service

Elderly Bridport residents 'cut off' after bus service dropped after damage caused to new accessible vehicles

A35 partially blocked after car overturns in West Dorset

UPDATED: Elderly woman rushed to hospital after car overturns on A35 in West Dorset

SAVED:Bridport Carnival Torchlight procession. Pic by Neil Barnes

Bridport Carnival committee cuts through red tape to save this year's event

Chloe Evans-Lippett with Tony and Amelia-Rose, new scooter and gofundme page appeal, Bridport, 21/07/2015, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17530 (32794943)

Bridport songbird gets a helping hand

Dorset Magic - West Bay Harbour - 230515, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13173 (32727459)

West Bay receives government funding to develop economic plan

TOP THREE: Bridport writer Maria Donovan

Bridport author in line for literary prize

UNDER FIRE: Lyme Regis Town Council

Lyme Regis Town Council reintroducing prayers would 'undermine religious freedom' according to National Secular Society

WINNERS: Dorset Fire and Rescue Service won the bathtub race. Picture by Maisie Hill

Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week organisers praise generous visitors

The air ambulance on the beach at Lyme Regis.   Picture: RICHARD HOROBIN

Boy, 3, is saved by dad after he stops breathing

FISH THEATRE: Nick Bryant demonstrating how to prepare fish outside Samways fish merchants - Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13313

First Harbour Bites Food Festival hailed a success

TAGG TEAM: Talented pupils from the Sir John Colfox Academy

Bridport students have got talent

CLOSURE: Inpatient beds at Axminster Hospital will close permanently

Axminster Hospital inpatient beds to close permanently

RIGHT MOVE: Cameras rolling at Jeff Bolam and Diana Forrest's house in Combpyne

Cameras roll for new reality show at house near Lyme Regis

ON THE MARCH: The traditional Sick Club Parade

Record turnout for Stoke Abbott Street Fair

CULTURE CLUB: Spanish students celebrate 20 years of cultural exchange

Spanish students celebrate decades-old connection with Bridport

TREATMENT: Outreach chemotherapy team members Karen Buckingham, Charlotte Hatton, Erica Mason and Glenda Dredge

Chemotherapy treatment to be available at Bridport Hospital

GOOD WORK: Charlotte Storey and Arthur Woodgate

Bridport skills group awarded £15,000

REMEMBERING: Fido May lays wreath for those in his regiment lost during conflicts around the world          Picture by JOHN GURD  JG4247

Bridport man honoured for his lifetime of service

Man taken to hospital after crash in Beaminster

Man taken to hospital after crash in Beaminster

The Red Arrows taking to the skies at last year's Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week

Red Arrows display at Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week cancelled

A tree will be removed after being struck by lightning. Picture courtesy of Dorset County Council

Beaminster Tunnel to close to remove tree struck by lightning

The Bridport, Beaminster and Lyme Regis Safer Neighbourhood Team posted this photo, above, on Facebook in an attempt to discourage any further poisoning incidents in the town

Seagull poisoning in Bridport labelled 'cruel and unnecessary’ by police

DELIGHTED: Cyril and Linda Loveridge, who run the Chesil Beach Lodge

Chesil Beach Lodge entered into TripAdvisor 'hall of fame'


Mountjoy School fears for its pupils if children's ward closes

Colway Lane, Lyme Regis

Man loses teeth after road rage punch-up in Lyme Regis

Dorset County Hospital

HANDS OF OUR WARDS: Consultation on future of health services put back to 2016

CELEBRATION: Uploders campaigners will be connected to Superfast broadband

Broadband campaigners celebrate as plans to connect west Dorset village announced

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