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The 2008 Landslide
   This photo was taken shortly after the biggest landslide in Lyme Regis for over 21 years. In the evening of 6th May 2008, and following a very wet season, more than 400 metres of cliff suddenly collapsed onto the beach covering it with tonnes of rubble and massive clay boulders. Fortunately the tide was in, the beach was deserted, and no one was injured, but earlier in the week the area had been packed with fossil hunters.
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The new flag for Dorset, designed in 2008