Dorset's search and rescue helicopter is facing the axe, despite answering a record number of call outs during recent flooding. It's due to go in 2018 because of Government budget cuts.
Dorset MP Richard Drax has written to the Transport Secretary Justine Greening asking her to reconsider.
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