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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

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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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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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

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

Fraudster told to expect jail after being convicted of fraud

Fraudster told to expect jail after being convicted of fraud

CELEBRATING: Tara and Isla Byrne. Picture by Maisie Hill

Woodroffe School celebrates best ever GCSE results

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

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

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

West Dorset pub welcomes new landlords

CELEBRATIONS: Mary Penman, Ellie Gait, Lydia Cooke, Layla Felgate and Millie Deakin

Woodroffe School students jump for joy on A-Level results day

Cllr Alex Clarke, East Dorset District Council; Cllr David Shortell, East Dorset District Council; Peter Venton, resident; David Baker, resident; Cllr Robert Gould, Dorset County Council leader; Cllr Peter Finney, Dorset County Council

Superfast Dorset reaches major milestone in roll-out project

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WANTED: CCTV image of a man who allegedly shoplifted

DO YOU KNOW HIM: CCTV appeal after beauty items stolen from Bridport supermarket

Coastguards are reminding people to wear lifejackets

Coastguard called to possible kayak in distress in west Dorset

TRIBUTES: Gerald Quinn

Tributes paid to former teacher Gerald Quinn who died in A35 crash in Bridport

Met Office issue severe weather warning for 'torrential downpours' in west Dorset

Met Office issue severe weather warning for 'torrential downpours' in west Dorset

ACHIEVEMENT: Rory Ryan with his grade 8 merit certificate

Lyme Regis student becomes youngest to reach grade 8 at singing

Police were called to a collision on the A3066

UPDATED: Man taken to hospital after car rolls into a field near Bridport

The Furleigh Estate

Furleigh Estate teams up with Jurassic Coast Trust

Dorset Police are appealing for information after a burglary in Bridport

Thieves remove entire bathroom window during Bridport burglary

Police have issued a CCTV image of a suspect after a purse theft

CCTV appeal launched after purse theft in Lyme Regis

Police have urged drivers to consider all other motorists

Man punched camper van after 'heated exchange of words' in Lyme Regis

Bridport charity MARINELife to carry out 'exciting' bottlenose dolphin survey after successful fundraising campaign

A35 in west Dorset closed as a result of collision

A35 in west Dorset closed as a result of collision

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CROWDS: Boot sale outside the leisure centre raising money by BACIT for a swimming pool

Bridport Leisure Centre celebrates 40 years

EXTRAVAGANZA: Woody the roaming One Man Band will be at the Dorset County Show

Music for all ears at Dorset County Show

SCENE: The beach at West Bexington

UPDATED: Heroic man dies after rescuing child, believed to be his son, from sea

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