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First full time day nursery in Swanage 'after nine years' opening at Durlston Country Park

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For the first time in nine years Children's Nature Nursery will be the first day nursery in Swanage offering parents full-time childcare all year round since the closing of the last provision.

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Community drop-in meeting for Chesil Cove

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Residents living near Chesil Cove on Portland are invited to come along to a drop-in session to give their views on recent storm events and view the final plans for the Chesil Cove Emergency repairs.

 

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Drop-in session for residents of Preston

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Residents living near Preston Beach Road are invited to come along to a drop-in session to give their views on recent storm events and find out more about the Preston Sea Defence scheme.

 

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Kimmeridge Trust Secures Heritage Lottery Fund Investment for The Etches Collection

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The Kimmeridge Trust has received a grant of £2.7 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to
develop a new museum to conserve The Etches Collection. The project will create a permanent home for this unique world class fossil collection in Kimmeridge planned to open in early 2016.

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Teaching Trust helps Jurassic Coast project get creative

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The Dorset and East Devon Jurassic Coast Team has been awarded £75,000 from the Primary Science Teaching Trust. This money will help primary schools across the region to develop resources for the new national curriculum, due to be launched in September.

 

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