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Still remembering 9/11 like it was only yesterday

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

THE thirteen years of recovery since 9/11 have given people time to heal, yet it still seems just a moment ago.

Fighting for a balance between the genders

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

By ELEANOR TAYLOR, aged 17

We must start talking about mental illness

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

By ESTHER OSBORNE

Specialist academy opens Fair Trade shop

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A FAIRTRADE shop has opened inside a specialist academy in Weymouth for children with disabilities.

My first hand look at how war tore a country apart

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

BEING selected to be a young delegate for a programme to visit Bosnia-Herzegovina, where the country is still reasonably new in its origins after the breakup of the former Yugoslavia at the end of the Cold War, I was keen to reserve any expectations about my visit until my arrival, writes JACK WELCH.

From Hogwarts student to equality campaigner

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

We first came across Emma Watson as a fresh-faced, bushy- haired Hermione Granger in the beloved Harry Potter films.

Leaving home to begin a new life at university

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

By Ellie Mullan

Spending money carefully across three years at University

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SUCCESSFULLY managing your money at university is as important to your happiness as getting to grips with a new course, getting to know a new town and making new friends.

Good citizens helping the community

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TEENAGERS in Dorchester, Weymouth and Portland have marked the end of their National Citizen Service (NCS) course by holding a number of different charity events and launches.

Eating with your family is good for mental health

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

DO you eat with your family? A new study says that family meals are good for teenagers’ mental health.

Enjoy school and college as the time flies by

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

By Ellie Mullan, aged 17

We love to loathe public transport

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

IT’S 8.30am on a Monday. I’m cold, tired and the last thing I want to do is wait at a miserable bus stop for a bus to come trundling along to take me home.

Time to put the pedal to the metal

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

WHEN finally turning 17, you usually have one thing on your mind – driving.

Ready, get set...bake

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

So, the Great British Bake Off – or more fondly named ‘GBBO’ – is back.

Proof that opportunities do exist

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

I WAS in the USA for 11 months until July 2014 through an exchange programme with Vassar College and my home institution, the University of Exeter.

Spirit of adventure

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

AFTER the stress of exams, only made worse by Googling “best ways to spend a year out” as procrastination, I was looking forward to spending time volunteering in Morocco.

Keep your cool in the heat

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

HAVING arrived back from holiday, I was surprised to find that when I got off the plane at Gatwick I was greeted by the familiar feeling that you get when you go abroad – heat!

Make the most of summer on a budget

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

WE’RE way into the summer now – school’s out, the sun is shining and next term still seems too far into the future to even contemplate.

Students got talent and bingo at events night

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

STUDENTS from Weymouth College raised more than £1,500 for the Teenage Cancer Trust after hosting two charity events.

How can you be bored?

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

By LEON ELLIOTT, aged 17

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