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Saturday, 4 October 2008

Welcome to Hardy country

Two new visitor centres could be built for Thomas Hardy fans as part of a proposed £3 million project to put the writer's brand on West Dorset.

The development is one option proposed by consultants looking at ways to bring more tourists to the area and to create more facilities.

The scheme for two visitor centres - one in Dorchester and one at a rural location - is the top of the range of options being explored by JDD Consulting for five partners looking to build on Hardy's worldwide reputation as a literary great.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo, Saturday, 4th October 2008

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