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Where's Santa in Dorset

15th November 2018

2018 At this time of year Father Christmas becomes an incredibly busy man, but as he’s so friendly and thoughtful he will always find time to listen to your wish lists. There’s nothing that Father Christmas loves more than talking to children, so he uses his super magical powers to...

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Primary Times Dorset Reader Star Award Winners 2018

19th November 2018

The very best of what Devon has to offer local families can now be revealed in this year’s Primary Times Reader Star Awards results. The results, which can now be revealed, give the winners’ a well-deserved round of applause… And this year’s winners are… This...

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Christmas activities in Dorset

2nd October 2018

That, sometimes, exhaustive list of things to do in the run up to Christmas can seem overwhelming – even when there’s only a few weeks to go! A lot of the stress will dissipate by making a rolling list; breaking activities, duties and events into manageable chunks. There’s always...

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News in Dorset

1st October 2018

Introducing TeachOut: an innovative, free planning resource for schools TeachOut is a new, innovative and FREE portal which makes it easy to plan educational visits, brought to you by the team behind Primary Times Dorset. The website has been designed with schools in mind: with listings, transport,...

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Signs of Sepsis

19th April 2018

LOOK OUT for Signs of Sepsis… Sepsis, also known as Septicemia or blood poisoning, is potentially a life-threatening condition that is triggered by an infection. In sepsis, the body’s immune system goes into overdrive, setting off a series of reactions including widespread inflammation,...

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Father's Day in Dorset

19th April 2018

It's Father’s Day on 17 June Personalised presents or thoughtful gestures will help make dads, grandpas or the other important men in your child’s life feel special and loved this Father’s Day. Here’s a few thoughts:   Wash his Car Those four wheels parked...

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Spring activities in Dorset

19th April 2018

Spring prompts many of us to become more active or take action. So, let’s bring on spring… Bring on… Science Spring is a truly wonderful season to learn science as we’re surrounded by things that are flourishing, taking shape and growing! A child’s garden or rockery...

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Eating out in Dorset

19th April 2018

Ok, so the days of casually dining out on a whim in a serene setting may be on pause temporarily. Taking cherished yet unpredictable children to any eating establishment can be an unnerving thought and puts many people off - but it doesn’t need to be. Just remember to be prepared...

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Childrens' Parties in Dorset

19th April 2018

Everyone remembers parties from their childhood, so when it’s your child’s turn to host a party, naturally you will want to make it extra special for them. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to arrange a bespoke party, whether this is at home or a party venue of choice. Many venues...

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Healthy Family - Dorset

19th April 2018

These 'Healthy Family' features highlight preventative health conditions amongst families. This feature looks at ways to keep colds and flu at bay... Also in the Healthy Family Series:   The State of the Nation's Health Building a Child's Confidence Help...

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History for children in Dorset

19th April 2018

  This spring, indulge curious young minds with tales, re-enactments, artefacts and stories from days gone by. Luckily, Dorset boasts an abundance of historical properties, museums and attractions that will have a gravitational pull on any young history hunter. Read on to find out...

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Festivals and Shows in Dorset

30th June 2017

We’re now within the realms of festival season and a mighty fine list of family friendly events will be happening over the next few months. In Dorset, festival season is hugely diverse. Sometimes practical and informative and sometimes quirky and eccentric – you’ll find everything...

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May Half Term and Spring Activities in Dorset

8th May 2017

  Fill those longer, warmer days with engaging hobbies, fun activities, healthy eating, holiday planning and exciting half-term events…       It’s Bike Week – 9 to 17 June It’s National Bike Week - www.bikeweek.org.uk –...

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