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1 hr ago | Bournemouth Echo

Landscapes were the muse behind many of Enid Blyton's books

The Isle of Purbeck marks the start of one of the true natural wonders of the world - the mighty Jurassic Coast .

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5 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

Get on track for a great day out

Harman's Cross Country fete, flower show and gymkhana is at the village hall, next to the railway station.

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10 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

In the Dock: Purbeck

PHILLIP JOHN GIBBONS, aged 64, of Ulwell Road, Swanage. Admitted driving a vehicle on the A351 Sandford Road at Swanage at a speed exceeding 30mph.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset Echo: Teenager and dog rescued by coastguards. Copyright: The Martime and Coastguard Agency

MISSING boats, a speedboat in trouble and a dog that fell over a cliff were all helped by Portland Coastguards.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Coastguard round-up: Man attempts to sail to America, fishing boat caught, and boats capsize

Upon arriving, the Bulgarian national was reluctant to accept help back to Christchurch Harbour but was eventually persuaded to do so.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

A passion for piers: new book explains our love affair with the seaside attraction

If you'd gone down to the beach at Ryde 200 years ago you would have happened upon a very strange thing: Britain's first pier.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

10 things to do in Dorset this weekend - Don't miss out

What about the weather? The Met Office says we'll see highs of 18C on Saturday with sunny spells in the morning before it clouds over in the afternoon.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Swanage Railway volunteers honoured for service

NINE volunteers who in 1979 worked to ensure the first ever passenger trains ran on the Swanage Railway have been honoured.

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Bournemouth Echo

A-level results day in Dorset and the New Forest

Head teacher Leanne Symonds said that in almost all cases students secured the grades they needed to progress onto their first choice university and apprenticeship placements.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset Echo: for Those in Peril: Weymouth lifeboats and the Portland Coastguard helicopter in action

Weymouth lifeboat was send by Portland coastguard to rescue a windsurfer in trouble in Portland Harbour after the wind picked up quickly.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Wind farm campaigners claim they were right over development's impact

ONE of the groups opposing the Navitus Bay wind farm says it was proved right after guidance on visuals was changed.

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This is Wiltshire

Belarus boys fill up their lungs with fresh air

The wonderful sunny weather has been greatly appreciated by the host families in Wiltshire who are giving a respite holiday to a group of children from Ozarichi in southern Belarus.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Coastguard called after man falls out of speedboat while attempting to rescue child

A MAN was lucky to escape uninjured after he fell out of his speedboat in Swanage which continued circling around him this afternoon.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Grylls firm wants knife name change

Lawyers representing a company linked to TV adventurer Bear Grylls have demanded a knife manufacturer changes its name because it features the word "bear".

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Bournemouth Echo

Navitus Bay: We were right about visuals, say protestors

ONE of the groups opposing the Navitus Bay wind farm says it was proved right after guidance on visuals was changed.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Coastguard round-up: Elderly woman falls, man breaks leg, and boat engine fails

Swanage Coastguard Rescue Team located and evacuated the 83-year-old, who was found near Jerry's Point off Ferry Road.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Newsday

Rebuilt railway marks 35th anniversary

The Dorset line from Swanage to Wareham was closed by British Rail and ripped up in seven weeks in 1972.

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Bournemouth Echo

Holidaymaker airlifted to hospital after slipping on rocks

The 58-year-old man from London was airlifted to Poole emergency unit after the incident at Peveril Point around 11.35am.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Dorset during WW1: how life in the county changed - but continued - 100 years ago

The fighting may have been several hundred miles away. But there was no Phoney War for Dorset in 1914.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

International cellist to star at Purbeck music festival

POOLE'S international cellist Natalie Clein will take part in the Purbeck Chamber Music Festival from August 29-31, as part of the Purbeck Art Weeks Festival.

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