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Ilchester Arms, Symondsbury - photo by Edward Griffiths

6 festive walks in Dorset

Have you overindulged a bit over the Christmas period? Are you stuck for something to do when the relatives have left? Are you considering a New Year’s resolution to get fitter or exercise more?

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45 places to buy Dorset produce this Christmas

We asked Dorset Food & Drink to tell us about some of the fantastic array of special Dorset produce available for festive celebrations and delicious gifts

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Shopping in The Arcade

7 reasons to visit Westbourne - things to do and places to visit

With its wealth of independent shops, boutiques, cafés and restaurants it’s no wonder that this stylish suburb of Bournemouth is renowned for its fabulous retail therapy

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3 places to eat out in Wimborne

3 places for you to enjoy a meal in Wimborne. From our 24 Hours in Wimborne feature in the November 2014 issue

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Host Valerie Singleton

Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2014 - photos, winners and tweets from the night

A glittering gala dinner launched the inaugural Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2014. Hosted by television presenter Valerie Singleton, the excited finalists for the 12 categories gathered with their friends and families at The Exchange, Sturminster Newton to see who would be announced as the winners.

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Nationwide talent search for Britain’s best potter

Could you represent Dorset in this upcoming BBC series? It’s for those who aspire to become a full-time professional; those looking to take the next step up in their pottery practice or those who simply want to show the nation their work!

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Adam Elcock, Megs and Bob Wilson and Robert Nabney

Arsenal legend Bob Wilson gives after dinner speech at Christchurch fundraiser

Christchurch-based building firm Elcock Associates raised more than £6,000 for charities Scotty’s Little Soldiers and the Willow Foundation at a prestigious fundraising event at the Captain’s Club Hotel.

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Midge Ure & Bob Geldof

Lucy Sewill on photographing some of the biggest names in the music industry

Acclaimed portrait photographer Lucy Sewill tells us about her latest commission - photographing some of the biggest names in the music industry for a special centenary publication

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