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SURVEY: The project will record how many bottlenose dolphins there are in Lyme Bay

Dolphins and endangered birds to be monitored in Lyme Bay

Organisers and last year's winners of the awards at the 2015 launch. Picture by LOUISE JOLLEY (29691696)

Hunt on for Dorset business star performers

Diver airlifted after getting in to difficulty off West Dorset coast

Diver airlifted after getting in to difficulty off West Dorset coast

TRAFFIC CHAOS: Cars on the A35 near the Broomhills Farm entrance. Picture by  John Gurd

Angry motorists hit out at 'horrendous' delays on A35 in Bridport

VISION: Artist sketches of the Vearse Farm development

Vearse Farm proposals 'a threat to schools'

CELEBRATIONS: Campaigners will finally have a skatepark in Lyme Regis

Celebrations as long-running Lyme Regis skatepark passes 'final hurdle'

Man appears in court charged with assaulting two police officers

UPDATED: Man admits assaulting two police officers

RNLI crews took part in a search

Major search launched after reports of watersports enthusiast getting into difficulty off West Dorset

APPRECIATED: Residents protected by the defences say thank you for the stabilisation works. Picture by Maisie Hill

Celebration as Lyme Regis coastal works save town from potential 'devastation' and 'disaster'

CELEBRATION: Gwladys Roberts with Fairfield House administrator April Robinson

Good girl Gwladys celebrates 107th birthday in Lyme Regis

FOR PAUL: Ocean Bathrooms staff members Robert Muhl, Sharon Muhl, Charlie Miller, Mandy Smith, Hannah Thomas, Joe Muhl and Clare Bird. Picture: GRAHAM HUNT HG12035

Charity money to be raised in memory of Paul Wicken in Bridport

CRACK DOWN: Councillors are to tighten up on motorists using Marine Parade without permission

Councillors to halt car clubs displaying along Lyme Regis Marine Parade

REFUSED: Councillors dismissed an application for a dog training business at Strawberry Fields, Lyme Regis. Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG11903

Lyme Regis councillors refuse dog training application for Strawberry Fields

ENTERTAINMENT: Six Days will perform at the festival

Axminster Tourist Information Centre funds to be raised at beer and music festival

Parents quiz headteachers at the meeting at the Sir John Colfox Academy

School leaders quizzed over possible academy trust school system in Bridport

PROUD: Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium owner Max Gollop

Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium inducted in TripAdvisor hall of fame

DEMONSTRATION: Burt Osborne carrying out woodturning. Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG13247

Crowds flock to West Bay for annual vintage rally

MEMORY WALK: Fundraisers dressed in purple raised money in memory of Rebecca Harris

Rebecca Harris Memorial Walk raises thousands for cancer trust and Symondsbury School

Former pilot from West Dorset found guilty of a string of child sex offences

UPDATED: Former pilot from West Dorset found guilty of a string of child sex offences

Firefighters called to blaze in domestic garage in Allington

Firefighters called to blaze in Bridport garage

Funding awarded to Lyme Regis BMX track project

The Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat was launched

Warning after teenagers cut off by tide near Lyme Regis

UPDATE: 'Serious' crash between lorry and car blocks A35

UPDATE: Man dies in collision between car and lorry on A35

Scott Meyers was sentenced to three years in prison

Man who assaulted woman and put her in boot of car jailed for three years

NEW FACES: Owen Lovell with Alan Ellis, John Wright, Alan Vian, Colin Barker, Michaela Ellis, Christine Lovell and Derek Hallett

New Mayors officially appointed

Support grows for hospital campaign

Support grows for hospital campaign

BACK IN THE FOLD: Alan Holland with his four-year-old granddaughter Esme and Snoopy

Snoopy pulls wool over owner's eyes in daring escape

Len Goodman and Ian Kelsey filming in Lyme Regis. Picture credit: Rob Swain Photography.

Strictly star Len Goodman spotted filming in Lyme Regis

NEW SKATEPARK: Planning approval was given for a skatepark in Lyme Regis

Mayor hits out at plans to charge town council rent for Lyme Regis skatepark site

CONCERNED: Cllr Anita WIlliams

Councillors defend affordable housing need in Lyme Regis as local vent fury at development plans

LONG QUEUE: Motorists faced a long wait to buy car parking tickets

Motorists hit out at 'tight-fisted' Bridport car parking machines driving shoppers away

ENCOURAGING WILDLIFE: Community conservation officer Katie Wilkinson

Help Dorset Wildlife Trust by helping the house sparrow

HAT-WEARING HORDE: This year's Hat Festival committee trying on a variety of headwear

Hats Ahoy as committee gears up for this year's Bridport Hat Festival

Outdoor learning funding to be raised at Symondsbury Primary School summer fair

Outdoor learning funding to be raised at Symondsbury Primary School summer fair

WEEDING: The tunnel stabilisation works, seen here, are being cleared of Himalayan Balsam

One-way traffic on Beaminster Tunnel as workers tackle Himalayan Balsam

COMPLETED: The latest phase of Lyme Regis sea defences at Church Cliff

Latest phase of Lyme Regis coastal defences completed

FUNDRAISING: Money will be raised for the RNLI at this year's Lifeboat Week

Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week organisers hoping to match last year's funding target

Tributes paid to man who died in Lyme Regis industrial accident

Tributes paid to man who died in Lyme Regis industrial accident

Man airlifted to hospital after cliff fall near Lyme Regis

Man airlifted to hospital from cliffs near Lyme Regis

WINNERS: ‘Eden’ by Croads Farm

Creative stuff at scarecrow festival

Sounds by the sea at Lyme Regis Jazz Festival

Sounds by the sea at Lyme Regis Jazz Festival

Fire service warn residents after Bridport blaze

Fire service warn residents after Bridport blaze

Padd-le do nicely for kayak river clean

Padd-le do nicely for kayak river clean

Sweet taste of success for new Bridport business

Sweet taste of success for new Bridport business

Former pilot in sex abuse charges

Former pilot faces sex abuse charges

Tourism offices in spotlight amid overhaul of service in West Dorset

Tourism offices could face closure amid overhaul of service in West Dorset

Outrage over Lyme Regis homes plan

Outrage over Lyme Regis homes plan

Bridport schools propose to become joint academy

Bridport schools propose to become joint academy

DETERMINED: Daz Whitehead and Tony Dwight preparing for their previous Lawn Way Down trip

Mowers give charity team a cutting edge

PROTEST : Charles Summers talks to protestors

Protestors demand: hands off our wards

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