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Jurassic Coast Trust secures Heritage Lottery Fund investment for community project

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The Jurassic Coast Trust has received a grant of £68,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Growing the Jurassic Coast Community project, it was announced today. The project aims to recruit and train 250 volunteers and increase community engagement with the World Heritage Site so that it can be better cared for and understood.

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Seaton Jurassic’s lottery bonus

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SEATON JURASSIC, the new exciting visitor attraction for East Devon, has secured another huge funding boost with today’s announcement of the award of more than £620,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Fossil hunting – 21st century style!

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From exquisite starfish and elegant ammonites, to terrifying teeth and pre-historic poo!…finding fossils has never been easier thanks to a new online database.

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Artist proposes blowing up the moon.

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Rock falls, landslips, dangerous cliffs, homes and businesses threatened… what should be done about coastal erosion?  Why, blow up the moon of course!

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Build a Brickosaur!

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The Lyme Regis museum will be running creative workshops with fantastic local artist Darrell Wakelam. Children will have a chance to create their own shoe-box sized Jurassic World. All participating children will go home with a limited edition LEGO ® Ichthyosaur, inspired by the museum’s larges fossil ‘The Lyme Bay Ichthyosaur.'

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