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Places

Fri, 14:35

The National Trust is celebrating a landmark 100 years since they first came into ownership of this iconic BFG…and now they're calling on volunteers to give him a face-lift later this month

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How do you fancy staying in the former family home of legendary Dorset sculptor Mary Spencer Watson? Well, as Steve Harris finds out, now you can…

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Mon, 16:57

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

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Mon, 16:39

Take a step back in time with these short clips showcasing the glory days of Dorset. How much has changed over the past 85 years?

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Monday, August 5, 2019

This glorious seaside town is steeped in history, famed for its spectacular castle which was once home to the founder of retail giant Selfridges

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Education

Tue, 10:31

The words 'Back To School' may bring your thoughts straight to basic essentials such as stationery, uniforms, shoes, bags and lunchboxes but not at the Quedam Shopping Centre...

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Food & Drink

Mon, 12:34

This week (12-18 August) marks National Afternoon Tea Week! From farmhouse to country house, tea room to hotel, Sue Quinn leaves no crumb untested as she seeks out some of the finest cakes, bakes and brews in the county

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The seaside town of Weymouth is rapidly acquiring a reputation for its fantastic culinary offering - from fine Italian dining to freshly caught seafood, there's something here to tantalise all taste buds

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Friday, August 2, 2019

What could be more relaxing than sitting with a cup of coffee and a slice of cake as you look out to sea? We think it's hard to top, so we've picked eight of the best beach cafés to visit in Dorset

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards champion and promote our county's outstanding food and drink heroes and they will be celebrated at the gala dinner in September

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Summer is fast approaching and warm weekends are perfect for sitting in a pub garden with good beer and even better company. In no particular order, we pick ten of the best Dorset pubs with beer gardens

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People

Friday, August 9, 2019

This 5 mile walk has been devised by local folk music duo Ninebarrow, and it makes the most of the area's breathtaking views

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Meet Steven Spurrier, the owner of an award-winning Dorset vineyard, who four decades ago hosted a legendary event that would revolutionise the world's wine scene

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

We asked four keen local sailors to share some favourite haunts in Dorset where they like to anchor up

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Dancing is in Kevin Clifton's DNA but the Strictly star, whose show Burn the Floor comes to Poole this month, very nearly walked away from the career that made him

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Monday, March 11, 2019

From hidden gems to award-winners, Sue Quinn seeks out some of the county's finest meat masters who are passionate about animal welfare, quality and service

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Homes & Gardens

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Make the most of the sunny weather (or grab an umbrella) and take a stroll through one of these glorious NGS venues this August - you'll find wildlife ponds, waterfalls and cottage garden flowers in abundance

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Sculpture by the Lakes is delighted to announce dates for their horticultural extravaganza - All Around the Garden taking place 28 - 29 June

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Platinum Skies is offering a 'Move for Free' incentive on the final two apartments at Monterey, an over 55s development in Christchurch

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Monday, November 12, 2018

When Charles Merrett set about renovating his listed Arts & Crafts house he decided to find out about the man who had built it

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Residential property company heylo recently signed the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging its commitment to fair treatment and support to the Armed Forces community, including regulars, reserves, veterans and their families. The signing took place in a ceremony held at Wellington Barracks

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