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Jurassic Coast project at Dorset County Museum

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This summer a new project called the Jurassic Coast Museums Partnership teams up nine museums along the Jurassic Coast and, with funding from The Arts Council, brings a host of dinosaur-related events and exhibitions to Dorset.One highly visible part of the project is already in place. A large model of a Megalosaurus, built entirely out of LEGO®, now stands in the turret window of Dorset County Museum’s Jurassic Coast Gallery.

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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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