DORSET and Somerset Air Ambulance has been named as the beneficiaries of this year’s Buckham Fair.

The event is hosted every year by Martin and Phillipa Clunes on their land near Beaminster.

Started in 2008 the fair has so far raised more than £112,000 for local charities.

A spokesman for the Air Ambulance said they were delighted to have been chosen.

She said: “We are absolutely delighted to announce that Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance are to be the beneficiaries of this year’s highly acclaimed Buckham Fair which takes place on Sunday, August 17.”

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