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Can you guess the year?

The Research Team's work doesn't always delve into centuries past, they can be just as interested in collecting data to ensure that information about current daily life is available in future years. Some time ago, Graham Davies compiled a scrapbook of selected events as reported in the local papers. Can you work out what the year was from these events? (Hint: Graham only arrived in Lyme Regis in 2002).

  • Lyme's first Electric Vehicle charging station opens

  • Virgin Care takes over at the Medical Centre

  • Mike Lewis and Geoff Brierley retire

  • Minnie Churchill leaves the area

  • Palmers Brewery submits plans for redeveloping The Three Cups

  • Guitars on the Beach breaks the British record for the most guitarists playing the same song simultaneously

  • Lloyds Bank (remember banks??) officially re-opened after a re-brand

  • The football club celebrates the re-vamp of its premises

  • The Landmark Trust started work on Belmont

To find out the year and read about the many regular events that make up the fabric of everyday life in Lyme, go to the Newspaper Section of the Digital Archive.

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