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Places

Mon, 16:55

Take your time in this lovely county town as there is plenty going on in October, says Helen Stiles

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Mon, 15:33

Elite athletes and Couch to 5k runners alike are signing up for the fourth Bournemouth Marathon Festival which takes place on 1-2 October. Sophie Beal put on her running shoes to find out more

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Scuba diver Will Appleyard, author of Dorset Dives, takes us on a magical journey beneath the waves along one of his favourite pieces of coastline

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

From a high-wire show to singing UFOs, see the county with new eyes when Inside Out Dorset embarks on an exciting performance adventure in the Wessex countryside this month

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Helen Stiles seeks out the crème de la crème of deliciously stylish afternoon tea venues in the BH postcode

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Education

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Professor Tim Rees of Bournemouth University considers what it takes to become an elite athlete

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Cartwheels, tree climbing and cultivating confidence. Sarah Wicks, Headmistress at Knighton House School wants her pupils to have a proper carefree childhood

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 15:18

Dorset’s Furleigh Estate will be raising money for Dorset charity Weldmar Hospicecare Trust throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which runs from 1–30 October.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Helen Stiles seeks out the crème de la crème of deliciously stylish afternoon tea venues in the BH postcode

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Lisa Osman’s griddled beef recipe with spicy Thai dressing is perfect for cooking on the barbecue

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sue Quinn reveals the county’s culinary maestros who not only deliver great food, but also grow tasty produce in their own allotments and gardens

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People

35 minutes ago

Sue Quinn shares a slice or two with Dorset and Bournemouth members of the Clandestine Cake Club - the world’s trendiest underground baking society.

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11:39

More than 30 per cent of weddings are now second marriages, but just because you’ve done it before doesn’t mean you have to make it a small affair. Francesca May looks at the myriad of options for couples saying ‘I do’ again

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Friends of Guys Marsh help in the successful rehabilitation of prisoners - from strengthening family bonds to training in practical skills that can be used when they re-enter society, as Jonathan Davies reveals

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Researching your family tree can reveal fascinating ancestors and, in this particular case, it located a relative lost on a battlefield in northern France in 1916

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The BSO have announced an exciting opportunity for two talented young singers to perform a solo of ‘Walking in the Air’ with the full Orchestra at two special screenings of The Snowman and Paddington Bear’s First Concert this December.

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Homes & Gardens

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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Thursday, July 14, 2016

You have always wanted to build your own home, but all of the television shows and how-to books make it seem like an impossible feat, or is it?

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