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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

Quit the cat-calling and objectifying females

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2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

ON the way to a friend’s house this week, I experienced the unnerving and uncomfortable sensation that is being beeped at by a group of men as I walked along the road. What seems to many as just a bit of fun in reality reveals how misogynistic, sexist and frankly rude our society still is towards women.

Redefining the term 'like a girl'

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

AFTER today, you will never use the phrase ‘like a girl’ in quite the same way, writes Ellie Mullan.

Festivals on your doorstep

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

WITH the likes of Reading and Leeds on the horizon, and Glastonbury ending just a couple of weeks ago, it is clear that festival season is well and truly underway, writes Ellie Mullen.

Keeping a lid on the prom hype

Dorset Echo:

5:42pm Friday 11th July 2014

WITH the number of pictures taking up not only the paper, but also everyone’s social networking pages, you would have to be hiding under a rock to not know that prom season is well and truly underway.

Idol Luis Suarez pays price for bite

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014


VOICES: The road to 2022's World Cup

Dorset Echo: Leon Elliott

2:16pm Monday 30th June 2014


VOICES: Learning the language of love

Dorset Echo: VOICES: Learning the language of love

2:09pm Monday 30th June 2014

A GROUP of Year 9 students at the Thomas Hardye School have been learning the language of love.

VOICES: Coming out and finding suppport in Dorset

Dorset Echo: VOICES:

2:05pm Monday 30th June 2014

By Dylan Hayden

Tax avoidance is bigger issue than Barlow's OBE

Dorset Echo: Gary Barlow

12:00pm Saturday 7th June 2014

RECENT revelations of Gary Barlow's tax avoidance present the country with another challenge to overcoming poverty.

Profound impact of D-Day heroes

Dorset Echo: Reflecting on the beach

12:00pm Saturday 7th June 2014

Freedom, democracy and justice.

Caleb raises funds for Joseph Weld hospice

Dorset Echo: -

12:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

CALEB MORRIS writes: I AM a 13 year-old school boy who attends Budmouth College.

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