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Improvements to South West Coast Path in Dorset proposed

jurassiccoast Chesil beach Portland copyright jurassiccoastteamNatural England has revealed plans for improvements to the South West Coast Path between Lyme Regis and Rufus Castle on the Isle of Portland. The proposed 67km route would connect with the section between Rufus Castle and Lulworth Cove, where work is currently underway.


 

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Jurassic Coast Summer Beach School Programme

Cara on the beach1The Jurassic Coast Trust and Dorset Forest School are teaming up this summer to offer a range of brilliant beach school sessions for children aged 5 – 12. If your kids love the great outdoors, are keen for some adventure and are interested in the Jurassic Coast and all things wild, then one of these new three hour sessions might be just the thing to ward off holiday boredom.


 

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Staying safe on the Jurassic Coast this summer

jurassiccoast eype beach 2009 copyright jurassiccoastteamAs we head towards the peak holiday season and the increase in visitors coming to enjoy the wonderful coastline and beaches along the Jurassic Coast, we thought it would be a good time to remind everyone about the importance of staying safe on the coast.


 

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Dorset County Museum wins £10.3 million Heritage Lottery Funding

Weymouth Bay PliosaurDorset County Museum has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new Collections Discovery Centre project. The main aims of the project are to provide a new state of the art learning centre, better archive and storage facilities and better public access to displays of the Museum’s vast collection.


 

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Mary Anning's birthday celebrated with the launch of the 'Fossil Hunter' Lottie doll

Lottie cropThe birthday of world-famous palaeontologist Mary Anning on 21st May is celebrated with the launch of the Special Edition ‘Fossil Hunter’ Lottie doll; a collaboration between award-winning toy company Arklu, TrowelBlazers, an international, not-for-profit group celebrating women in palaeontology, geology and archaeology, and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.


 

Read more: Mary Anning's birthday celebrated with the launch of the 'Fossil Hunter' Lottie doll