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Places

Fri, 16:18
Blackmore Vale from Bell Hill, Dorset by Jack Pease Photography (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/) via flic.kr/p/wnJT83

We all love Dorset, right? And some of us probably think there’s no place better. Here’s why...

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Thu, 14:46

St Peter’s Church Eype, Bridport | Saturday 12 March at 7pm

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Wed, 11:45
Lyme Regis beach in summer

Karol Kulik shares some of her favourite things to see and do in her home town. Photographs by Peter Wiles

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Friday, February 5, 2016
Daisy admires some of Shaftesbury's snowdrops

Drifts of snowdrops represent more than the first signs of spring to Shaftesbury’s residents, it is a Diamond Jubilee legacy that has blossomed into something very special, says Sara Niven

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Thursday, February 4, 2016
Snape Cottage

Peter Booton visits a very special garden in the Blackmore Vale whose rare and unusual collection of plants has drawn admirers from around the world

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Education

Monday, October 26, 2015
Angharad Holloway

The first day at a new school can be an anxious time for a child but it is also a challenge for parents as Angharad Holloway, headteacher at Talbot Heath School, explains

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
School Reviewer website

School Reviewer has launched a new website to help parents rate and review and uniquely ask other parents questions about all education institutions within the UK.

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Food & Drink

Thu, 15:23

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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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Tamara Jones

Nutritional Therapist, Tamara Jones, explains why long term weight loss is achieved through healthy eating

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Cauliflower and chickpea curry

River Cottage Head Chef, Gill Meller, has a delicious vegetable curry that is full of spice and warmth to banish the winter blues

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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From farmhouse to country house, tea room to hotel Sue Quinn leaves no crumb untested as she seeks out some of the finest cream teas in the county

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016
7 essentials for the British baker

Calling all baking fanatics! Whether you’re hosting afternoon tea, there’s a cake sale on at work, or you just want to while away the afternoon in the kitchen, we’ve picked eight of our favourite essentials for the British baker.

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People

Wed, 16:03
Jeremy Piven as Harry Selfridge (Photo by ITV Studios)

The final series of ITV’s Mr Selfridge features the retail mogul’s beloved Highcliffe Castle and his passion for some captivating high-spending identical twins, as Jeremy Miles discovers

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Wed, 15:50
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Colette Hill, founder of Ricochet a support group for parents of gay children, reveals how despite a more relaxed attitude towards same sex relationships some still struggle

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Friday, February 5, 2016
AFC Bournemouth's Eddie Howe salutes the home fans after the Bournemouth v Aston Villa. (Photo by Sophie Cook)

Born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire in 1977, Eddie Howe was raised in Verwood on the East Dorset border.

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Friday, February 5, 2016
Matt Ritchie celebrating his Goal of the Season contender against Sunderland at the Vitality Stadium on September 19, 2015 (Photo by Sophie Cook)

Andy Greeves talks to AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe, club legend Steve Fletcher and ex-Bloc Party drummer and Cherries superfan Matt Tong about why we should love their local team

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The sold oak keepsake box from Create Gift Love is one of their most popular gifts

Now in the top ten best-seller list of notonthehighstreet.com, Carol Burns discovers more about Create Gift Love

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Homes & Gardens

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Snape Cottage

Peter Booton visits a very special garden in the Blackmore Vale whose rare and unusual collection of plants has drawn admirers from around the world

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Hangman's Cottage, Dorchester by Jim Linwood (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/) via flic.kr/p/71QnN9

As a county with no motorways or cities, Dorset has plenty of room for beautiful cottages just like these...

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Friday, January 22, 2016
Open plan living area at Lymelight

Explore this delightful seaside town in the quieter months and you can stay in some lovely luxury self-catering properties that are great value at this time of year

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Thursday, October 29, 2015
The purple in the artichoke feature wallpaper is picked up by the banquettes

With just 12 days to work her magic, interior designer, Charlotte Starling, gave Taste in Dorchester a certain je ne sais quoi with a stylish makeover inspired by a vegetable

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Monday, October 19, 2015
What the Italians don't know about good design, is probably not worth knowing. Rethink your living space with Novamobili from sapphirespaces.co.uk

The living room, the drawing room, the lounge - call it what you will: it is the room you should feel most at home in

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