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Beaminster News

Four people were taken to hospital after a crash in west Dorset

Four injured in crash between car and van in west Dorset

AIRLIFTED: Emergency services helping a man who lost part of his arm. Picture by Matt Gillam

Mapperton man Rob Holt who lost arm in freak tree accident 'lucky it didn't take his head off'

PROPOSALS: Spectrum Housing's plans for Flaxfield Rise

Beaminster councillors recommend rejecting affordable housing plans

Beaminster affordable homes development a 'rare opportunity'

Beaminster affordable homes development a 'rare opportunity'

Two cars collided near the Beaminster Tunnel

Witness appeal after head-on crash near Beaminster Tunnel

LOCAL SUPPORT: Katherine Burgiss with the petition, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17141

Beaminster car wash owners launch petition ahead of possible closure

Mervyn Browne, who is doing the Weldmar Mont Blanc Trek in August, holding a picture of his late wife Lynda - 180215, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG12858 (18809077)

Beaminster pensioner gearing up for mountain trek to raise money for Weldmar Hospice

Street lights will be switched off overnight in parts of West Dorset

Street lights to be switched off in West Dorset

Willow with Libby and Matthew Bowditch

Willow the horse is freed from hedge in Beaminster

Firefighters helps rescue a trapped horse in Beaminster

Horse rescued after getting stuck in West Dorset

A driver was injured after a car hit a tree

Woman suffers serious injuries after car crashes into tree near Beaminster

The former BBC transmission station at Rampisham Down

Rampisham Down developers say conservationists are 'ignoring the facts' as government puts plans on hold

PLAN: Transmitting station at Rampisham Down

Multi-million pound solar farm to replace iconic masts wins approval - but wildlife trust 'appalled'

Image courtesy of Dorset Police of some of the items taken in the Mosterton burglary

Have you seen this jewellery? Police appeal following burglary in Mosterton

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall at last year’s mince pie competition

Mince pie fundraiser returns for fourth year

ON THE WALL: Stephen Yates  raising £3,000 for NSPCC Childline

Abuse victim raises £3,000 for NSPCC

A local woman fell into the River Brit at Beaminster and suffered a serious head injury

UPDATE: Woman left with serious head injury after falling into River Brit in Beaminster

Garage severely damaged by fire

Garage severely damaged by fire

An illustrated talk from Professor

An illustrated talk from Professor

Barn dance invite

Barn dance invite

Mailbox ripped off wall and discarded into neighbouring property

Mailbox ripped off wall and discarded into neighbouring property

Discussing World War One

Discussing World War One

Students from Beaminster and The Sir John Colfox School with scriptwriter Paul Dodgson

Students reimagine kids’ tale for radio

Police investigate the fatal road crash at Beaminster Tunnel

Beaminster Tunnel death sparks new call for traffic lights

Children at Wrens Nursery celebrate an outstanding Ofsted with staff, from left to right, Amy Evans, Hannah Lawrence, Deli Travers and Claire Pitcher

Beaminster nursery celebrates an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted

FACT-FINDING: Left to right, PCSO Dave Ash, PC Tim Poole, PCSO Alex Bishop with a delegation from Thames Valley Policy and NFU

Rural Stop that Thief initiative continues to grow

Beaminster School students are on a three-week long trip to India

Students' mission to India to help street children

WE’RE ALL STARS: Pupils collect their awards at Beaminster School Presentation Evening

Pupils honoured at awards ceremony

This image of Keith Starling has been released by Dorset Police

Police release image of man wanted on suspicion of a historic rape in Beaminster

THEY ALL HAVE GREAT TASTE: The Eat Dorset fair at Parnham House, Beaminster. Below, Mat Follas with family Amanda and Jack, picks up some lunch from Lizzie Crow of The Baking Birds

Eat Dorset Competition to take place later this month

Coffee morning supports Cancer Research UK

Coffee morning supports Cancer Research UK

GIFT: CIF chairman Julia Matso presenting the cheque to Nicola Shoemark, children’s centre team leader, along with members of the CIF forum

Beaminster Children’s Centre receives funding

School bus and truck involved in West Dorset collision

School bus and truck involved in West Dorset collision

TRAGEDY: Police at the scene of the fatal accident

Tributes pour in after death of farm worker in slurry pit plunge

West Dorset man in court over alleged fraud at ShelterBox

West Dorset man in court over alleged fraud at ShelterBox

Keith Hales

Deputy headteacher steps up

PC Tim Poole

New scheme to combat rustling after rise in animal thefts

SALUTE: The band plays and crowds pay tribute

War memorial unveiled with poignant service

Mike Best

Headteacher bids farewell

Eggardon Hill

Where's your favourite place in Dorset? send us your photos for #dorsetviews week

Abseilers to help wildflowers at Beaminster Tunnel

Abseilers to help wildflowers at Beaminster Tunnel

STEPPING DOWN: Tanya Bruce-Lockhart and Lily

Beaminster Festival organiser leaves on a high note

CREDIT TO THE COMMUNITY: Gillian Summers, Peter Brook, Gilbert Berry, Margaret Greenham, Jane Stitchury, Angela Dupont

Staunch Beaminster volunteer and helper an honorary townswoman

Charles during his time at the British Racing School. Picture supplied by BRS.

Young West Dorset racing star heads to South Africa on prestigious scholarship

Lucky escape after West Dorset crash

Lucky escape after West Dorset crash

Bugle call to save Beaminster Royal British Legion from closure

Bugle call to save Beaminster Royal British Legion from closure

Get snapping on first day of spring to be part of Home in Bridport exhibition

Get snapping on first day of spring to be part of Home in Bridport exhibition

HONOURED: Margaret Greenham

'Mrs Beaminster' made Honorary Townsperson

Invitation to save with credit union

Invitation to save with credit union

Amy Nicholson, left with Olly Biddulph, right, on the push track

Beaminster School bobsleigh team prepares for British Bobsleigh Championships in Austria

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