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23 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

Purbeck Folk Festival preview: Blair Dunlop, Eddie Reader, Turin Brakes to wow Wilkswood Farm crowds

IF you thought there was only one West Country music festival held on a farm, then think again.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Comedy Movies, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, United Kingdom, Devon County, England, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

11 things to do in Dorset this bank holiday weekend

THERE'S a bank holiday weekend just around the corner but if you're looking for something to do, there's no shortage of events going on across Dorset.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Arts, Painting, Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Independent

August Bank Holiday 2014: Five ways to make the most of it

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Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Holidays, Food Festival, Food, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Hampshire County, England, Dorset County, England, Caerphilly County, Wales, Shropshire County, England, Isle of Wight County, England, Devon County, England, Newport City County, Wales, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Travel

Dorsetecho.co.uk

In the Dock: Purbeck

PHILLIP JOHN GIBBONS, aged 64, of Ulwell Road, Swanage. Admitted driving a vehicle on the A351 Sandford Road at Swanage at a speed exceeding 30mph.

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Bournemouth Echo

Landscapes were the muse behind many of Enid Blyton's books

The Isle of Purbeck marks the start of one of the true natural wonders of the world - the mighty Jurassic Coast .

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Bournemouth Echo

23 residents in need of relocation after care home fails to find buyer

A HOME near Wareham providing specialist care for adults with learning difficulties will close next month, leaving 23 residents in need of relocation.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Dorset County, England

This Is Somerset

Young buyers priced out of the West

Would-be home owners in Stow-on-the-Wold, in the Cotswolds, pictured top, might have a harder time getting on to the property ladder than their contemporaries in London, pictured below, according to the latest data West Country homebuyers have less chance of being able to afford a house on their doorstep than those living in London according to a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, United Kingdom, Devon County, England,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

BBC News

Where houses 'cost' more than London

House prices themselves may indeed be the highest in the capital, but there are other places in rural areas which are - relatively speaking - more expensive.

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Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Dorset County, England, Devon County, England,

Dorsetecho.co.uk

40k boost to restore Dorset heathland

The RSPB's Arne Reserve in Purbeck received a Biffa Award, a fund that helps to build communities and transform lives through awarding grants to community and environmental projects across the UK.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, United Kingdom, Ecology, Science

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

How Purbeck Folk Festival is capturing the spirit of how festivals once were

The family-friendly Purbeck Folk Festival, which takes place over August bank holiday weekend on a 600-acre working sheep farm in the heart of the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, is a reminder of the way festivals used to be.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, United Kingdom, Folk, Eddi Reader

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset Echo: Sally Barker - The Voice that made Tom Jones cry Read our interview in The Guide

After winning over viewers on the hit BBC1 show, she is squeezing in a trip to Dorset this month to perform at the Purbeck Folk festival ahead of a solo tour.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, United Kingdom, Europe, World News, Folk, Devon County, England,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Swanage Railway volunteers honoured for service

NINE volunteers who in 1979 worked to ensure the first ever passenger trains ran on the Swanage Railway have been honoured.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Dorset County, England

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Robin Williams was not how I expected - he was funnier

A PURBECK woman who worked as an extra alongside Robin Williams in Steven Spielberg's comedy adventure Hook says she'll always remember him as a "warm, funny, down-to-earth, talented human being."

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Hook, Adventure, Mrs. Doubtfire, War Movies, Drama Movies, Good Morning, Vietnam, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Dorset County, England, United Kingdom

Dorsetecho.co.uk

in the Dock: Purbeck

CHRISTOPHER JOHN BURROWS, aged 61, of Organford Road, Holton Heath. Admitted producing cannabis, a controlled Class B drug.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Bus breaks down while driving onto Sandbanks ferry

The Number 50 Purbeck Breezer service, operated by Wilts & Dorset, which travels from Poole to Studland in Purbeck, could be seen stopped as it headed onto the ramp of the ferry, on the Sandbanks side.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Exclusive ice cream maker at show

Purbeck Ice Cream, which was founded by Hazel and Peter Hartle 26 years ago, has been announced as the exclusive ice cream provider at the show on Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7. The company is based near Corfe Castle and has been supporting the Dorset County Show since it began.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Dorset County, England, United Kingdom

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

In the Dock: West Dorset, Purbeck and North Dorset

LUKE NIGEL DURHAM, aged 25, of Happy Island Way, Bridport. Admitted driving a vehicle on the A35 Puddletown Bypass at a speed exceeding 70mph.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Camp Bestival - Day Three

On the third and final day at Camp Bestival there's music from Basement Jaxx, Sinead O'Connor, the Pajama Men, The Skatalites, DJ Yoda, Boy George and Marc Vedo, Chas and Dave and more.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Summer Madness: Days of knights

Families can explore the ruins of one of Britain's most iconic and evocative survivors of the English Civil War.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

International cellist to star at Purbeck music festival

POOLE'S international cellist Natalie Clein will take part in the Purbeck Chamber Music Festival from August 29-31, as part of the Purbeck Art Weeks Festival.

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