Degree Ceremony For Landslide Victim

The parents of 22-year-old Derbyshire woman Charlotte Blackman, who died following a landslide in Dorset will collect her degree today.

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Funeral of landslide victim, full report

Today hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects at the funeral of 22-year-old Derbyshire woman Charlotte Blackman who was killed in a landslide.

The tragedy struck when Charlotte was on holiday with her family and boyfriends in Dorset, as they walked along the beach.

The landslide which sent 400-tonnes of rocks falling onto the beach happened on Tuesday 24th July, the record levels of rain fall, followed by soaring temperatures is thought to be the reason for the cliff giving way.

During the service, her family described her as a beautiful young lady who will be sadly missed.

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