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VOICES: Pregnant teens need help

Dorset Echo: Cerys Pumphrey

3:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

By CERYS PUMPHREY, MYP for Dorset

VOICES: Why we like to fly away

Dorset Echo: Ellie Mullan

3:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

By ELLIE MULLAN, aged 17

Job prospects a cause for concern

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2:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

OVER the last couple of years I have heard more and more of my friends at school complaining about the lack of jobs for young people in Weymouth and how fast employment positions are taken in the community, writes Emma Smith.

Water great movie

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2:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

THIS is an exhilarating and heart-stopping edge-of-your-seat thriller, writes Aidan Ritchie

Let's get fiscal

Dorset Echo: MONEY MATTERS: Finance management is now being taught as part of the school curriculum

2:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

FINANCE is becoming increasingly important to students with rising university fees and growing living costs, writes Nicola Powell.

Painful manoeuvres

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

I wonder if I am the only one that thinks we have have jumped out of the fat, into the fire where the pain clinic is concerned.

VOICES: Relieve exam stress and get some exercise

Dorset Echo: Ellie Mullan

2:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

By Ellie Mullan, aged 17

VOICES: Timely warning of the creeping menace that is 'Vine'

Dorset Echo: VOICES: Timely warning of the creeping menace that is 'Vine'

2:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

Twitter – wasn’t it great?

Dare to bare and raise cash for Cancer Research

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

BEFORE I write an article, I do some research. I look at other newspaper articles around the subject, click on the ‘comment’ sections of university newspapers to see what they say on the matter and formulate my own ideas.

Fundraisers go to extreme lengths for good causes

Dorset Echo: ACTION: A cyclist hits the road

3:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

IT’S Sport Relief season – the time of year when we see our favourite celebrities on TV doing something silly and we donate or get involved with the activities ourselves in order to raise money for the worthy charity.

VOICES: Youth Parliament elected

Dorset Echo: YOUR VOICES: Dorset County Council chairman John Wilson with, from left, James Jones, Cerys Pumphrey, Grace van Zyl and Owen Shepherd

3:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

YOU voted in the UK Youth Parliament elections – and now a new batch of youngsters will fight for your rights.

VOICES: Dorset is an incredible place to grow up

Dorset Echo: ALWAYS FUN: Weymouth beach

3:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

WHEN I meet new people and tell them where I’m from I get one of two reactions: ‘God, that must be boring’ or ‘Where is Dorchester?’ Moving when I was eight from the buzzing city of Birmingham to the rolling hills of Dorset was a shock for both me and my family.

Students to carry out charity Muckathon at Kingston Maurward College farm

Dorset Echo: MUCK ON: Dan  Westmore in full spread

3:00pm Saturday 1st March 2014

IT'S going to be bigger, better, and muckier than ever before – students are putting on their wellies for this year’s charity Muckathon.

No time or need for outdated and irrelevant National Service

Dorset Echo: CONTROVERSIAL: A bill to introduce National Service had its second reading in Parliament

3:00pm Saturday 1st March 2014

YESTERDAY, a bill backed by Tory MP Philip Hollobone had its second reading in Parliament, calling for the return of National Service.

VOICES: The disturbing effects of living online

Dorset Echo: Beware of net effects

3:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Teenagers today live their lives online as much as offline.

VOICES: Extra funds for digital skills centre

Dorset Echo: ub Champions with Dorchester and Sherborne Safer Neighbourhood Team Police Officers following Twitter Training

3:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Following a successful year in 2013 as a Microsoft IT Youth Hub, Dorset Youth Association is thrilled to receive additional funding from UK Youth and Microsoft in recognition of their dedication to improving access of IT facilities in the community.

VOICES: Curves don't make you

Dorset Echo: Ellie Mullan

3:00pm Saturday 15th February 2014

THE popular catchphrase ‘real women have curves’ is possibly one of the most irritating and alienating expressions, by Ellie Mullan, aged 17.

VOICES: Piling on the pressure

Dorset Echo: SCALED DOWN: Society encourages us to be thin

3:00pm Saturday 15th February 2014

IN THIS day and age it is normal to see teenagers constantly putting down their appearance and comparing themselves to others, writes Bethany Soden, aged 16.

VOICES: Making myself heard

Dorset Echo: GOOD HEALTH: Lucy and other members of the National Deaf Children's Society Young People's Advisory Board with Paralympian Ben Rushgrove

3:00pm Saturday 15th February 2014

LAST week I represented the South West at the launch of the National Deaf Children’s Society’s (NDCS) ‘My Life, My Health’ campaign, writes Lucy Armstrong, aged 15.

VOICES: The dangerous game that one man is changing for the better

Dorset Echo: DANGER: Social media is encouraging young people to participate in a dangerous game

3:00pm Saturday 8th February 2014

IN THE past few weeks, it has become virtually impossible to scroll down your Facebook newsfeed without coming across yet another video of one of your friends taking part in the latest internet craze.

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