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CD COVER: Pupils designed the Funk Fossils art work

Charmouth Primary School pupils record special CD

Charmouth Primary School pupils record special CD

Charmouth Primary School pupils record special CD

AT THE SCENE: Police on the A35 after the accident earlier this week in which four

MP backing campaigners' plea for 40mph speed limit after serious A35 crash in west Dorset

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

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

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

Ben Deer has been named apprentice/trainee of the year

Bridport man wins national paint and decorating award

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

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

Red Arrows display at Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week cancelled

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

BALANCING ACT: Stone balancer Adrian Gray

Lyme Regis stone balancer publishes new book of gravity-defying sculptures

NEW DISCOVERY: Archaeologists find the outline of what is believed to be the remains of a pottery kiln. Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13302

National Trust archaeologists reveal a 3,000-year-old mound of burnt material in west Dorset

PREPARED: Organisers and sponsors of the Harbour Bites Festival Emily Attrill, Monisha Vij, Becky Black, Sarah Samways, Barry George, Nick Bryant and Tim Attrill next to West Bay Harbour. Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG12815

Seafood lovers set to flock to West Bay for charity Harbour Bites Festival

Sir David Attenborough launches the Big Butterfly Count 2014, at London Wetland Centre, on 18 July 2014. (31963816)

Sir David Attenborough calls on Dorset residents to help save butterflies.

Two cars crashed near Lyme Regis

UPDATED: Two injured in head-on crash near Lyme Regis

RAISING AWARENESS: RNIB charity volunteer interviewed by Spanish students in Bucky Doo Square.                                   Picture:JOHN GURD  JG17005

Spanish students in Bridport find out about the RNIB


Secrets of 3,000-year-old feature to be unearthed in Dorset cliff dig

FUNDING SUCCESS: Members of the West Bay Play Area Steering Group celebrate after receiving a £50,000 grant

Funding success for West Bay Play Area project


Bridport students get the edge

Visitors, sponsors and volunteers of the opening of a new Discover Farming classroom at Bridport's washingpool farm. July 2015 (31866042)

Bridport children can discover farming for themselves

Jurassic Fields Music Festival, 11th July 2015, Gravity Drive
Pic Neil Harvey, NH1362A (31888892)

Bridport's answer to Glastonbury wows the crowds

SUMMER HOLIDAYS: Youngsters can take part in beach school sessions

Beach school sessions on offer at Hive Beach this summer holidays

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