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December 2016: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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Population: 1,075,938
Area: 208 sq miles - 540 sq km
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On this day:
First Actress on British Stage - 1660, First Recorded UFO in Britain - 1733, Bonnie Prince Charlie Turns Back at Derby - 1745, Britain’s First Heavyweight Boxing Champ - 1863, Opening of the Clifton Suspension Bridge - 1864, RAC Established - 1897, John Lennon shot dead - 1980
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