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Purbeck

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival - Purbeck Rising

Bands invited to sign up for Purbeck Rising

Stage set for fun dog show at animal rescue centre

Stage set for fun dog show at animal rescue centre

Have you got spare tools to donate to Africa appeal?

Have you got spare tools to donate to Africa appeal?

Delays on the A350 at Lytchett Matravers due to emergency gas works

Delays on the A350 at Lytchett Matravers due to emergency gas works

Paul Bristow with his book 'To Hell and Back, Twice' about his experience with a brain tumour and being told he'd never walk again after being run over.

Brain cancer survivor writes book in aid of chapel where he contemplated suicide

Traditional brass band parade through Swanage with the Dave Brennan's Jazz Band led by Grand Marshall Malcolm Hogarth.

50 bands, three days – get ready for 26th Swanage Jazz Festival

Louise Fetigan

Inspirational military wife given award by David Cameron

Gregory Peck the turkey was found straying in Dorset, Margaret Green Animal Rescue

And they call it Turkey love... Gregory the turkey finds love at new home

Challenger Two roars into Tankfest

GALLERY AND VIDEOS: Back with a bang! Thousands flock to Tankfest

Dog and owner rescued from Swanage cliff

Dog and owner rescued from Swanage cliff

The 45 tonne steam-powered crane at Swanage station

GALLERY: Hurricane flypast at Purbeck at War event marking Armed Forces Day

REPLICA: Dave Hancock, Tony Underwood, Pam White, David Grenfell, Bernard Longstaff at Corfe Castle

WATCH: Trebuchet replica built at Corfe Castle

Woman approached by man who tried to cuddle her

Woman approached by man who tried to cuddle her

Thieves posing as workmen target elderly woman in Corfe Castle

Thieves posing as workmen target elderly woman in Corfe Castle

Dakota 233 Squadron returning from Normandy June 1944

Vintage planes and trains coming to Purbeck at War Weekend

The Purbeck Marathon takes place at the Downs, beside Swanage Pier. (20807708)

Volunteers needed to help with The Purbeck Marathon

The Swanage Fish Festival 2015

Swanage Fish Festival to return next year

Durlston Castle at Swanage.

See Jurassic Coast in new way at Durlston Castle exhibition

'Exclusion zone needed to protect Jurassic coast from wind farm'

'Exclusion zone needed to protect Jurassic coast from wind farm'

Picture from the Tank Museum

Tank Fest comes back with a bang next weekend

Clifford Thomas at Bournemouth Magistrates court

Paedophile admits having 40,000 indecent images of children

Peter and Nicola (No 16) at last year’s Race for Life event

Pete’s Angels: Race For Life runners to honour man's dying wish

Malcolm Russell from Wareham Town Council, Ann Selby from Wareham Town Council, Paula Williams from Network Rail, Doreen Cleaton from Wareham Town Council, Paul Richmond from Wareham Town Council, Riz Hanid from Network Trains, and Phil Dominey from South

Footbridge plans get mixed reaction from Wareham residents

Dorset Police attend the scene of a serious RTC in Institute Road, Swanage which involved a red Seat Ibiza which collided with four pedestrians

Pedestrians hurt when car mounted pavement in Swanage will make full recovery

Children from The Ephiphany School in Muscliff

Supersonic jet rocket car inspires schoolchildren

Benny at Margaret Green Animal Rescue

Can you help save Benny the dog's sight and hearing?

Richard Martindale and Patricia Whitlock

Couple's much-loved £35k boat destroyed by arsonists

Wind farm stock pic

Dropping subsidies for onshore wind power is bad news for anti-Navitus campaign, says MP

OWNING UP: George Martin, 88, with the miniature tank he stole when training at Bovington in 1944 and which he has now returned

War veteran returns tank he stole for target practice

Malcolm Green, Kate Cross and Mark Alder, with the Purbeck stone memorial at Margaret Green Animal Rescue. (28253125)

Memorial stone for Margaret Green Animal Rescue's founder

Single hair from Napoleon's head sells for £150

GALLERY: Hundreds of sea food fans head out to first Swanage Fish Festival

GALLERY: Hundreds of sea food fans head out to first Swanage Fish Festival

Hundreds of residents take part in Open Farm Sunday

Open Farm Sunday attracts the crowds

Picture by D Riley

Boat destroyed by fire in Wareham

Police appeal for witnesses after four pedestrians knocked down by car in Swanage

Police appeal for witnesses after four pedestrians knocked down by car in Swanage

Four pedestrians seriously injured after car hits them in Swanage town centre

VIDEO UPDATE: Four pedestrians seriously injured after car mounts pavement

Leeson House D-Day commemoration event

Hundreds attend Purbeck's 'People's Commemoration of D-Day' event

The Mowlem Theatre in Swanage.

Mowlem Theatre restaurant put into voluntary liquidation

The colourful Japanese flags at Kingston Lacy made in aid of the Japan Tsunami.

Silk flags designed by Japanese tsunami victims on display at Kingston Lacy

Emergency services called to Swanage after four injured in crash

Four pedestrians suffer serious injuries in crash in Swanage

Six reasons we can't wait for the start of #swanagefishfestival

Six reasons we can't wait for the start of #swanagefishfestival

Stace Hopkin rode 165 miles with friends from his home in Bedford to Wool to raise funds for his niece Lexi, 7, who has an inoperable brain tumour.

Help little Lexi who has brain tumour live life to the full

The abandoned dogs were very underweight on arrival, say experts at Margaret Green Animal Rescue

Dumped, starving and in pain – state of abandoned dogs shocks animal welfare workers

Samantha Henderson, of Corfe Castle, who was reported missing in January 2015, sparking a massive police hunt. Her body was found over a week later in a Hamworthy Lake. (27692640)

Funeral of tragic mum-of-four Samantha Henderson to be held next week

Swanage from above, with the assistance of Bournemouth Helicopters

Excitement building for first Swanage Fish Festival

Hot Rize

American legends Hot Rize announced for Purbeck music festival

The VW camper van

UPDATE: VW camper van destroyed by fire at Studland

Jane Lloyd bumped into this barrel jellyfish while swimming at Durdle Door

The day I rescued a barrel jellyfish

Picture: Laura Lean/ PA Wire

Three suspected illegal immigrants arrested in Swanage

Purbeck District Council headquarters, Wareham

Councillor re-elected as leader of Purbeck District Council

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