Don't let the sun go down on Ed: Weymouth-based Elton John tribute act set for final flourish

Dorset Echo:

11:26am Friday 23rd January 2015

HE became known as the country’s best Elton John impersonator after singing to the nation on prime time television every Saturday night. But after seven years the time has come for Weymouth’s Ed Hintze to ditch the flashy glasses and flamboyant costumes for good. He tells The Guide’s Joanna Davis why he will be saying Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and going back to ‘being Ed’


How The Lantern Community is lighting up the lives of adults with learning disabilities

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Sunday 18th January 2015

The Lantern Community exists to help adults with learning disabilities lead a productive life. Emma Joseph reports on a remarkable project


Denbighshire: more than just a drive-through, it's beautiful, historic and full of adventure...

Dorset Echo:

7:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

Looking for inspiration for your next trip away? Tom Dale takes an action-packed break in the great outdoors of Denbighshire in North Wales. This travel feature is taken from Seven Days magazine inside this weekend's Daily Echo.


Burns Night recipes: Lorne Sausage

Dorset Echo:

5:04pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

If you’re planning to roll out the tartan carpet to mark the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland’s most famous poet, but you’re not a fan of haggis, try this alternative recipe courtesy of Patrick’s bar and restaurant in Ashley Cross, Poole

Dorset Echo: Alex Aitken's Sea Bass with Shellfish


Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes - but since I switched to a raw diet I feel like a new person

Dorset Echo:

7:00am Saturday 10th January 2015

Jordan Price is not your typical 19-year-old. Instead of gorging on chocolate, drinking at weekends and ending the night with a customary kebab he prefers to follow a raw food diet, eating dozens of portions of fruit and veg a week, to ensure he is in ‘optimum health’.


Spend the weekend feasting on haggis

Dorset Echo:

11:20am Friday 23rd January 2015

THERE’S a lot of local entertainment this weekend to brighten up those long dark evenings. See some superstars at Weymouth Pavilion, enjoy some Celtic celebration or give stargazing a whirl

Homes and Gardens

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

Big Garden Birdwatch: the three things you can do to help protect birds this winter

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

As the RSPB, bird-watchers and gardeners nationwide gear up for the charity’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch, the organisation is warning that birds that have benefited from a mild autumn will begin to struggle now the weather has changed.


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