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Monday, May 15, 2017

Purbeck is the spiritual home for the Famous Five, an area beloved by their creator Enid Blyton who regularly holidayed here for over 20 years, as Visit Dorset reveals

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Across the country this month museums and heritage sites will throw open their doors after hours for the annual Museums at Night event. Kate Hall visits Dorchester's seven participating venues to find out more

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Talking to three people about their lives in this beautiful North Dorset town reveals a diversity of interests that occupy their time both at home and further afield

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Friday, October 28, 2011

A unique local partnership is looking to preserve and promote the historic alleys that criss-cross the old town for future generations as Edward Griffiths discovers....

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Friday, October 28, 2011

Gwen Yarker discovers photographic evidence in the county archives that gives a tantalising glimpse into the rapidly changing world of Dorset's great estates...

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

As the town gears up for its annual celebration of local food and drink, we meet some of the local producers who will be at this year's festival

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Susanne Masters discovers a town which is reconnecting with its community and nurturing local networks

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

From a coffee at sunrise amongst the beach huts of Mudeford Sandbank to a sunset paddle up the Stour, Susanne Masters explores this pretty harbour town

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Kärcher has joined forces with property expert, Phil Spencer, to launch 'Kärcher CleanBritain' – a campaign to encourage us to clean up our streets and meeting places for what's set to be an exciting time for the nation...

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

the MEWS Dorchester is a new concept in shopping brought to you by<br/><br/>Jean-Claude Gendre and Michael Delage-Pandeli.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Offering watches, antiques and jewellery, the MEWS Dorchester is a new concept in shopping brought to you by Jean-Claude Gendre and Michael Delage-Pandeli.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

City Inn has rebranded as Mint Hotel in advance of opening two new hotels in prime locations in London and Amsterdam nearly doubling the number of rooms. Mint Hotel will open a second London property of 583 rooms at the Tower of London...

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Monday, October 18, 2010

Famous for its food festival and as a centre for contemporary craft and design, James Kingston explores this historic town with its ancient river bridges and magnificent Minster

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Monday, October 18, 2010

Edward Griffiths considers the benefits of a move to the 'Capital of the Blackmore Vale'

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

James Kingston explores a town, once at the heart of the rope- and net-making industries, and now at the forefront of promoting delicious Dorset produce

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Edward Griffiths explores this east Dorset town with its vibrant range of clubs and beautiful ancient heathland

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Edward Griffiths explores this Georgian gem, which continues to thrive as a market town

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Thursday, July 22, 2010

2010 marks Bournemouth's 200th birthday. Edward Griffiths reveals how the town was established and how it is celebrating this momentous milestone

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

It's got a fabulous natural harbour, stylish quayside developments, great schools<br/><br/>and it's a hub of arts and culture. Edward Griffiths discovers that Poole is both family friendly and sophisticated

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

James Kingston tells a tale of two towns, both rich in history and with plenty to offer the visitor

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Edward Griffiths visits 'The Pearl of Dorset', famous for its Jurassic coastline, glorious countryside, fresh seafood and ichthyosaurus

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

James Kingston explores this jolly seaside resort, famous for its golden sands and magnificent steam railway

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

James Kingston explores this Mediterranean-style lounging place on the English Channel that seduced Tolkien and Beardsley with its fragrant pine-scented air

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

At the centre of this elegant and ancient market town beats a vibrant heart, as Edward Griffiths discovers

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Exploring Old Poole, Edward Griffiths discovers the 'new' blending happily with the 'old'

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

A great fire and Judge Jeffreys' Bloody Assizes are all part of this town's rich history, as James Kingston discovers on a visit to this 'Gateway to the Jurassic Coast'

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

In this, the seventh and penultimate part of his occasional series looking at Dorset's Landscape Character Areas, Guy Corbett-Marshall turns his attention to... Yeovil Scarplands

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Seeing Poole Harbour through the eyes of the Harbour Master reminded Stephen Swann of what an amazing place it is

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Steve Wallis looks at local variations in building materials and how the use of such local materials once influenced architectural styles

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

In the first of a new occasional series, Edward Griffiths drives, strolls and walks to see some of Dorset's most stunning views

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The Dorset section of the Jurassic Coast is an endless treat of ever-changing vistas. We look at the familiar and not-so-familiar places along it which await our pleasure... Words: Shaun Forward

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Edward Griffiths visits the 'Little and Large' of lighthouses on our Jurassic Coast

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Want to find that perfect place for a picnic? Well, Chris Newton has some wonderful National Trust sites to tell us about which should really hit the spot...

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The first-class London 2012 Olympic sailing venue - The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy - is creating an impressive legacy for locals as well as being one of the UK's premier sailing destinations

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The humble beach hut has become the epitome of coastal chic and no more so than on the beaches of Dorset. Words and pictures by Chris Chapleo

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Household names have trodden its boards, the IRA tried to blow it up, but the show isn't over for Bournemouth's Pier Theatre, as Jeremy Miles reveals

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Do you have beautiful photos of the county?

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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Dorset's platinum peninsula has been home to many famous and extraordinary characters over the years, as former Sandbanks resident Peter Booton reveals

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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Boscombe's new artificial surf reef is making waves and with its regenerated seafront this destination is set to become a surfers' paradise, as Edward Griffiths discovers.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

James Kingston explores Old London Town in the South's sunniest seaside resort

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

James Kingston explores Dorchester, where great shops and restaurants blend perfectly with the county town's history and culture

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Monday, June 22, 2009

Join in the celebrations for the golden anniversary of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty designation

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

James Kingston visits Poole and reveals some fascinating facts for you, and some places that just must go on your 'to do' list

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Steve Atkins of Transition Town Dorchester and Linda Screen from the Transition Network report how local communities are moving from oil dependency to local resilience

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Monday, April 27, 2009

James Kingston discovers a distinct air of elegance and an enviable history in this lovely market town

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Monday, April 27, 2009

Discover with Edward Griffiths the ancient traditions and 21st-century delights of this charming town

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

James Kingston visits the Isle of Purbeck in spring, and finds lots of exciting places for visitors to discover

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

On the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII's succession, Edward Griffiths finds Henry's castle standing guard over Dorset's 2012 Olympics sailing venue.

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Friday, January 9, 2009

Wareham can boast good local shops, superb pubs and eateries, and attractions old and new. Mark Warn, Wildlife Ranger for the Forestry Commission, takes Stephen Swann for a look round one of the area's great outdoor locations - Wareham Forest.

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Friday, January 9, 2009

Seeing the snow had arrived, photographer Colin Varndell grabbed his chance and set off to Lewesdon Hill with his camera to get some good winter shots

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