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The price of a pint is set to rise again – by at least 6p. Molson Coors – offering the likes of Carling, Coors Light and Cobra – plans its increase for the following week. Director Simon Kerry said:

"We continue to take the long-term view, investing to deliver great customer service and well-supported beer brands."

The Skimmity Hitchers put this quote through the Google translator and came out with this:

After recent wet weather residents of Skilling's 'H' blocks have complained about large amphibians in their back yard.

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In response to people complaining about the danger of landslips along the coast the West Dorset District Council has installed new signage.

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Fossil hunters on a Dorset beach were stunned this morning as they stumbled across what appeared to be the remains of a giant dragon.

The spectacular skull the size of a London bus appeared to have been washed up on Charmouth beach on Dorset's Jurassic coast, famous for its treasure trove of dinosaur fossils.

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You're doing it wrong.

giantsAmateur archaeologist finds female giant. Amateur archaeologist Vins Lyaterday believes he has found the site of "Bridport Woman" a figure similar to the Cerne Giant carved into a hillside near Bridport. Vins, a Norwegian who moved to Dorset a few years ago was intrigued by lumps and bumps in a field hidden inside a large private estate near where he lived. Mr Lyaterday said:

O.T.T. Dee is a new cartoon strip by Bridport Radio member Carlito.

School Gates

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After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, French scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 200 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more than 150 years ago.

dorset_tubeI was born and raised in Dorset, but now live in London.

One evening, during a particularly slow journey home on the Victoria line I wondered how big the Underground was, and therefore how big Greater London was. I couldn't picture in my head the sort of an area it covered. I needed a familiar comparison to be able to visualise it.

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