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The Latest news from the Jurassic Coast.

The Wonders of World Heritage - now on tour!

rapa nui B - by Christian Bobadilla thumbAfter a hugely successful three week residency at Durlston Castle in Swanage, the Wonders of World Heritage exhibition has begun its tour of the Jurassic Coast, and can now be seen at the Chesil Beach Centre.


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New Jurassic Coast book all set to be a mighty success

thumb Mighty taleA new book that takes a quirky look at the Jurassic Coast has been published – and it’s already proving to be a big hit. The Jurassic Coast – A Mighty Tale is published by The Jurassic Coast Trust and is written and illustrated by local artist Tim Britton.


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The Winter Is Here!

thumb West-Bay-Wave-Crash4With a forecast of rough seas and heavy rain over the next few days, it pays to stay safe when you are out and about along the coast.



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Westminster Launch for Geodiversity Charter

thumb Promicroceras-detail-A ‘Geodiversity Charter for England’ has been launched at a Westminster MP Briefing – a first for a geodiversity initiative in England. The event was at the invitation of Julian Smith MP, opened by Lord de Mauley (Parliamentary Undersecretary for Natural Environment and Science) and brought to a close by Andrew Sells (Chairman of Natural England). As a partner, members of the Jurassic Coast World Hertitage Site Team were part of the launch and gave a presentation at the event.

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Jurassic Coast Volunteers Needed

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The Jurassic Coast Trust is looking for organised and enthusiastic volunteers to help distribute its attractive fundraising pin badges (shaped like ammonite fossils!) through a network of outlets in Dorset and East Devon. The badges aim to attract a minimum donation of £1 each, with the money raised enabling the Trust to support education, conservation and public engagement projects along the length of the Jurassic Coast.


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