The Abbotsbury branch railway was a standard gauge line which ran in the west of the county of Dorset in England opening in 1885. Although great hopes of westward links and mineral traffic drove the original construction of the line, these failed to materialise and after a quiet existence carrying local passengers and agricultural produce, the line closed in 1952.
The ancient Dorset art of nurdling made a welcome return to Upwey in Weymouth, Dorset, England for a televised display. The game involves hurling a wooden block called a nurdle at other players.
Read the full story and watch the video at the Dorset Echo