Features

Witches, fairies and the Beast of Broadwindsor: mysterious tales of West Dorset told in new book

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Author Louise Hodgson tells Joanna Davis about the magical goings-on at a mysterious part of West Dorset

Passions

Trick and treat: meet the woman who creates ghoulish chocolate goodies for Halloween

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

This gruesome Halloween-themed confectionery could be described as both a trick and a treat.

Travel

The Montagu Arms: high-class yet homely hotel makes ideal base for exploring Beaulieu

Dorset Echo:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Melanie Vass discovers there’s much more to Beaulieu than motor cars – starting with a delicious Michelin-star menu


Food

Squash and Parmesan Risotto

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

This recipe for pumpkin risotto, from executive head chef Matt Budden of the Highcliff Grill at the Highcliff Marriott Hotel in Bournemouth, makes the perfect sharing dish for a Halloween gathering

Dorset Echo: Alex Aitken's Sea Bass with Shellfish

Health

Halloween make-up: how to create that spook-tacular look

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Glam up to spook out on Halloween with this horrifyingly beautiful look. Nicky Findley finds out more

Outdoors

Enjoy autumn events around Dorset

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

ENJOY some apples with your bangers at the Sausage and Cider Festival at the Greyhound Inn in Corfe this weekend.


Homes and Gardens

Dorset Echo: Expert column: white doesn't have to mean boring

Farrow & Ball share tips on how to update your furniture with a lick of paint

Dorset Echo:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Adding a coat of a striking colour to furniture can transform a space. Faith Eckersall talks to the experts at Farrow & Ball

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