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Places

Are you planning taking a trip to North Dorset? Ranging from the relaxing to the extreme, we’ve rounded up 5 great ways to enjoy the area

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Whether it’s sitting at the potters wheel, learning to paint or sketch, buying art or even investing in a movie, art teacher and writer Carol Burns suggested some interesting projects to get your creative juices flowing

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

When the weather gets colder, there’s not much more refreshing than a brisk walk across the countryside, and there’s plenty of that here in Dorset…

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Want to try something different this year? Sally Welbourn of Dorset Wildlife Trust reveals some exciting courses and workshops for you to experience right in the heart of the glorious Dorset countryside at Kingcombe

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys this bracing walk across chalk downland and is rewarded with magnificent vistas across the county

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Education

Monday, January 9, 2017

Magnus Bashaarat, head of Milton Abbey School, reveals the importance of team work and gaining practical experience outside the classroom on the school’s pheasant shoot. Photo by Sukey Fenwick

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Academic excellence and the opportunity to shine in extra-curricular achievements is the magic elixir behind every Leweston girl says its head, Kate Reynolds

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Food & Drink

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Dorset really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

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Monday, January 9, 2017

A new innovative locally inspired menu has John Billington’s taste buds dancing with delight

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Gorse, wasabi and watercress, Susanne Masters fills her cocktail shaker with some exciting local spirits that would be a talking point at any festive occasion

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Friday, December 9, 2016

Steve Titman has been at the culinary helm of Summer Lodge, the award-winning country house hotel at Evershot, for the last 12 years. He reveals how his Dorset inspired menus showcase the taste of the ‘star’ local produce

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Having cooked in Marco Pierre White’s fiery kitchen, and worked with a stellar cast of culinary names, you know the menu at Matt Tebbutt’s Schpoons and Forx will be something very special and seasonally inspired

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People

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

January marks the 125th birthday of J. R. R. Tolkien who created the mythical world of Middle-earth. Jeremy Miles reveals how this literary superstar escaped unwanted fame on the Bournemouth coast

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

AFC Bournemouth will be hoping to make continued progress in 2017 but don’t feel the need for New Year’s Resolutions or particular targets to achieve this, says Steve Fletcher

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Friday, January 6, 2017

The Right Reverend Karen Gorham, the ninth Bishop of Sherborne in modern times talks to Liz Burt about getting out and about in the county to meet her flock

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Claire Vera joins BBC Antiques Roadshow regular Paul Atterbury for a sentimental journey at a fascinating travel exhibition at Dorset County Museum

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

When your toolboox blowtorch is strictly for searing scallops, is planning some Victorian doors beyond a gastronome’s basic carpentry skills?

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Homes & Gardens

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Make time to explore these wonderful local gardens which are at their most dazzling at this time of year

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Friday, August 19, 2016

From seaside escapes to eco-friendly self-builds, take a tour of three motivating and beautiful renovations that will give you serious house envy

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Furniture designer John Makepeace creates stunning individual pieces from his Dorset studio that grace homes and businesses across the world

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

There are many unusual and colourful gardens opening across the county for the NGS this month

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

From beautiful barn conversions and Georgian mansions to fairytale cottages, we take a look at the inspirational interiors of three stunning homes in England

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