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Faith Eckersall: Time for a war on all those who would rape and abuse children

Help count stag beetles

Why Bournemouth is a stag beetle 'hotspot' and how we can help protect the endangered species

'The Jammy Bodger' aka Mel Sellings

'The Jammy Bodger' on why more of us should be making our own preserves

Cape Town

Travel: A 48-hour break in Cape Town? It really can be done...

Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel: 'I've received videos of friends singing Let It Go every day for a year and-a-half'

Recycle Week: 7 ways to donate and help raise cash for good causes

Recycle Week: 7 ways to donate and help raise cash for good causes

Rachel Dolezal

Faith Eckersall: Rachel Dolezal's behaviour is insulting and despicable

Martin Clunes

Martin Clunes on wild bear casserole, travelling the globe and our love of animals

Jackie wearing the special suit that protects her against the elements when she ventures out

No car, TV, laptop, lights or trips to the shops: meet the woman who says she's allergic to electronics

Rosemary Tonks

Into thin air like the Cheshire Cat: How Rosemary Tonks hid from the literary world as "Mrs Lightband of East Cliff"

Travel: Feel like a star (and dine like one, too!) at St James’s Hotel and Club in Mayfair

Travel: You'll feel like a star at St James’s Hotel and Club in Mayfair

Lis Horwich

Welcome to the Death Cafe: meet the people who get together to talk about dying

Travel: A family adventure on the Isle of Wight

Travel: A family adventure on the Isle of Wight

Charles Kennedy

Faith Eckersall: Why Charles Kennedy's death has taught us we need to talk about alcoholism

Diana Morgan-Hill

Lost both legs in horrific train accident, then got locked in legal battle - but writing book became my therapy

Russell Watson: "I’m really enjoying life at the moment”

Russell Watson on why performing makes him feel "alive" ahead of his show at Lighthouse

David Cameron

Faith Eckersall: What has this Human Rights Act ever done for us?

Debra Stephenson with Biscuit, her chocolate Labrador

VIDEO: Debra Stephenson on practising her impressions on the beach and staging her new show at Lighthouse

Picture: Brian Lawless/PA

Faith Eckersall: Forgiving someone doesn't make you better than someone who can't

Travel: Why The Gallivant hotel at Camber Sands is unlike anywhere you've ever stayed

Travel: Why The Gallivant hotel at Camber Sands is unlike anywhere you've ever stayed

Enter the amazing world of modding, face-ups and BJDs (that's Ball-Jointed Dolls)

The "weird" and wonderful world of modding, face-ups and BJDs (that's Ball-Jointed Dolls)

The Swanafe Fish Festival takes place June 5-7

Seafood, sea shanties and cooking demos galore lined-up for Swanage Fish Festival

John Barrowman

John Barrowman: "I’ve got lots to celebrate with my fans on this tour"

John Bercow and his wife Sally

Faith Eckersall: Sympathy for Sally Bercow? I'll reserve it for the people who really need it

Archive films offer insight into Dorset's past

Archive films offer insight into Dorset's past

The Jones family – Natasha, Ava-Mai, Jacob, Reuben,Yasmin and Karl

I brought my 11-week-old baby back to life - now I'm helping other parents learn resuscitation

The Bishop’s Palace, Wells

Travel: Why Somerset's Mendip Hills is the perfect family getaway

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Princess Charlotte

Faith Eckersall: High hopes for Princess Charlotte to become 'female warrior'

Alan Carr

Alan Carr on his "very personal" new show which comes to Lighthouse tonight

Why we're looking forward to the release of the new Far from the Madding Crowd

Seven reasons we're looking forward to see Far from the Madding Crowd

Ruth Oliver and golden retriever Murphy

Meet Murphy, the golden retriever helping to cheer up the ill and the lonely

Faith Eckersall: "What’s not legitimate is not voting, not bothering to take ten minutes out to make your mark."

Faith Eckersall: "What’s not legitimate is not voting, not bothering to take ten minutes out to make your mark."

George Orwell's boss, the Wimbledon player and the man who published Lolita: five of Dorset's most interesting MPs

George Orwell's boss, the Wimbledon player and the man who published Lolita: five of Dorset's most interesting MPs

Winton and Moordown School boys class circa late 1940s/ early 50s outside the school in Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, submitted by Alan Mullins. They are back row, left to right, Phillips, Habgood, Lambert, Preston, McArthur and Pike. Middle row: Pearso

Can you name boys in Winton and Moordown School class photo?

New Superworm trail comes to Moors Valley Country Park

New Superworm trail inspires young adventurers at Moors Valley Country Park

Claire Le Sueur with her daughter, Rosie, who has cystic fibrosis, and the pile of baby clothing she has collected for the charity sale she has organised

The invisible illness: mum's mission to raise awareness of cystic fibrosis after daughter diagnosed with disease

Paul Merton comes to the Pavilion Theatre on Saturday

Paul Merton on his love of performing live, chemistry with his on stage pals and his adoration of impro

Gerry Wilton will teach P&O Cruise passengers how to make Belgian truffles on board  The Oriana

Bournemouth's Chocolate Hotel takes tasty workshops to holidaymakers on the high seas

Image by Chris Barber, licensed with Creative Commons

Running the London Marathon this weekend? This is for you

GALLERY: When thousands turned out to see the Queen during her 1979 visit to Dorset

GALLERY: When thousands turned out to see the Queen during her 1979 visit to Dorset

Claire Sweeney

Actress Claire Sweeney on the inspiration for her successful stage show which comes to Lighthouse next week

Bakers wanted to take part in Diverse Abilities' Great Dorset Vintage Bake Sale

Bakers wanted to take part in Diverse Abilities' Great Dorset Vintage Bake Sale

Hillary Clinton

Faith Eckersall: Why Hillary Clinton is my choice for President

The poster Sussex Police have put out

Faith Eckersall: Anti-rape poster is only acting as 'caring mother' to girls

Ruling on holiday pay could cost employers dear

Ruling on holiday pay could cost employers dear

Picture: grahamsimages.com

How the Lessons from Auschwitz project is helping to keep the memory of those who died alive

Cathedral of St Julien, Le Mans. Picture: Sally Adams.

Travel: Why there's more to Le Mans than its famous motor race

Andrew Findley

Race across the Sahara: meet the businessman set to take on the 'Toughest Footrace on Earth'

Simple Minds

Ahead of their Bournemouth show, Jim Kerr explains why Simple Minds never tire of playing their greatest hits

Andreas Lubitz

Faith Eckersall: After actions of Andreas Lubitz, it IS relevant to ask questions over mental health when public safety is at risk

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