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A pensioner from Bridport is hoping to weave the world's longest corn dolly.
Audrey Rolfe's efforts will be on show at this weekend's Dorset County Show. She's aiming for it to be 60 feet long.
Corn dollies are plaited to celebrate the harvest. She's chosen a design known as a Welsh fan.
The Marine Conservation Society says it's hoping record numbers of volunteers turn out for a nationwide beach cleaning event later in the month. It's organising clean-ups around the south west coast including Dawlish Warren and Babbacombe.
People living in Teignbridge in Devon will have to pay an extra £35 a year to get their green wheelie bin emptied from June. But Liberal Democrats on the district council warn that it could lead to more fly-tipping.
Divers who use a popular wreck off Plymouth are being urged not to swim inside it. A report from the National Marine Aquarium says the Scylla is 'simply too dangerous'. The Scylla was sunk ten years ago to create an artificial reef.
– Richard Stevenson, local diver
“I will never understand what prompts a diver to try and remove protective bars and bolts that are placed to safeguard their very safety.”
Divers are being told not to dive on the Scylla after a survey found it could be hazardous due to corrosion.
The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, which has been involved in managing the wreck since it was sunk in 2004, says only external diving around the wreck is safe.
A local diving company has condemed divers 'vandalising' the wreck - saying they've removed bars and bolts intended to ensure safety.
Plans to introduce a £35 charge to dispose of garden waste have been condemned by Liberal Democrats in Teignbridge. The Council will introduce the charge from next year. Lib Dems fear it may lead to more fly tipping and have launched a petition opposing the plan.
Tourism bosses have reacted with anger to Cornwall Council's plans to stop funding Visit Cornwall.
The authority gives Visit Cornwall £850,000 a year to operate but says it should now be funded by the private sector.
There's uncertainty from the tourist industry as to whether the idea will work.
Police tonight have confirmed that missing George has been found safe and well in Holworth near Ringstead. Officers thanked everyone for their help.
Police are increasingly concerned for an 11-year-old boy who went missing in Dorset at lunchtime today (Monday 1 September).
George Pugh-Sargent, who is from Dorchester, was last seen near the cafe and car park for Ringstead Bay between Weymouth and Lulworth.
He has a disability that affects his behaviour and makes him particularly vulnerable.
He is 5'3", has short blond hair and was wearing a Hawaiian shirt with braces and black shorts.
A Plymouth landlord has been fined after putting the lives of a young mother and her child in danger by failing to install a safe gas oven. Giles Boardman was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive after failing to give the council an up to date gas safety certificate.
In April, 2014, an engineer called in by Mr Boardman, found problems with the gas controls that controlled the gas flow for oven and notified HSE. The oven was classified by the Gas Safe registered engineer as Immediately Dangerous, meaning if operated or left connected to the gas supply it could cause an immediate danger to life or property. The oven has now been replaced.
Giles Boardman of Wheatridge, Plympton, Plymouth pleaded guilty to two breaches of gas safety regulations and a breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act. He was fined more than £4,000.
– Simon Jones, HSE Inspector
“Landlords have a legal duty to carry out gas safety checks which are there to protect their tenants from death or injury. In this case, Mr Boardman ignored repeated requests to carry out the checks and as a result, a serious fault with the oven went undetected until discovered by an engineer.