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How Purbeck Folk Festival is capturing the spirit of how festivals once were

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A celebration of music and family-friendly activities, now in its sixth year, is taking place on a sheep farm in Purbeck next week. Maria Court reports

Passions

Losing my hair inspired me to set up business providing wigs for other women

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Losing her hair prompted Simone Thomas to set up a business providing wigs. Nicky Findley reports

Travel

Delights of the Mid Danube: ten reasons why you should discover a new part of Croatia

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

The reborn Mid Danube region of Croatia, now fully recovered from the ravages of war, has many unexpected delights – and few tourists. Andy Martin offers a guide


Food

Beans and Plantain Porridge

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Prince Ihechukwu Ogbuji, of Bournemouth-based African caterers Nativ, shares this traditional and wholesome recipe for beans and plantain porridge

Bournemouth Echo: Alex Aitken's Sea Bass with Shellfish

Health

Depression: don't be afraid to seek help when you need it most

Bournemouth Echo: SUPPORT THROUGH LIFE : Help with stress

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Lisa Carroll of Lilliput Health talks about depression

Outdoors

Bear Grylls Survival Academy: have a 24 hour adventure in Dartmoor

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Rachel Stretton discovers how to look after herself in the wilds of Dartmoor on a Bear Grylls-inspired weekend course


Homes and Gardens

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

Reuse and recycle: how to improve your home and save money

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Doing DIY doesn’t just mean improving your home – it can help improve your eco credentials too, says Julia Gray

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