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Yesterday, 14:55

Gay Pirrie-Weir talks to the Mayor of Shaftesbury, John Lewer about how this historic hilltop town is rediscovering its confidence and celebrating its great community spirit

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Yesterday, 10:39

We don’t think photos of Dorset can ever get old. Here are 10 of the best shared on Instagram this week…

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Snowdrops appearing in Dorset means one thing… spring! We round up where you can see them in Dorset along with some amazing photos

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

We explore the chalk hill valleys and ancient farmed downs in an area which is renowned for its intriguing barrow sites

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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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Education

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

As Head of Clayesmore, Jo Thomson wants pupils to embrace challenge as this will help them discover that they can achieve more than they ever dreamt

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Richard Stevenson is headmaster of Castle Court School, the family-centred prep where children’s talents are nurtured and the freedom of childhood treasured

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Food & Drink

Monday, January 22, 2018

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 22, 2018

Join Arlene Phillips and Strictly Come Dancing favourites Aljaz and Janette on this exclusive 8-day river cruise along the Danube

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Explore and taste the landscape with some of Dorset Food & Drink’s members with these ideas inspired by a Christmas song

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Jason Hornbuckle, Executive Head Chef, at The Point Restaurant at the Haven Hotel combines classic French cuisine with British style and Asian flavours from his travels

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Hyper-local food sourcing and world-class creative cuisine come together in Cranborne, as Helen Stiles discovers

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People

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Retired drama teacher turned film director and producer, Rosita Clarke tells us about the ghostly Dorset love story that has just won her an award at an international film festival

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

We’ve been lucky enough to speak to some of Dorset’s best known over the years. Here’s what they love most about this beautiful county

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Monday, January 29, 2018

A world-renowned explorer, a palaeontologist and futurist, and a butterfly conservator reveal the importance of the past for the future of mankind

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Monday, January 15, 2018

AFC Bournemouth’s Jermain Defoe tells Andy Greeves how having a virtually vegan diet has helped to keep him at the top of his game and why beetroot helps him run faster

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Would you decorate your home with human bones and old medical instruments? Plenty do, according to one Dorset couple, which piqued Faith Eckersall’s morbid curiosity

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Homes & Gardens

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Add colour to your garden now with the top flowers of March and this season will be all the brighter

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Houseplants are a hot interior trend at the moment and can completely transform a room - but they have their downsides! Gardener and broadcaster Toby Buckland delivers his expert advice

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Would you decorate your home with human bones and old medical instruments? Plenty do, according to one Dorset couple, which piqued Faith Eckersall’s morbid curiosity

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Andy Greeves explores a beautiful area of Dorset immortalised in the novels of Thomas Hardy where you can truly experience the feeling of being far from the madding crowd

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

With its picturesque riverside location, eclectic range of shops and restaurants, and easy access to coast and countryside, Wareham is a very popular location with home buyers, says Andy Greeves

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