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Yoga review of Alice Chutter's class in The Ballroom at The Bull Hotel, Bridport

Yoga Review – Alice Chutter

Alice Chutter, Ballroom at The Bull Hotel, Bridport (Tuesdays, 7:30-9pm, £7.50)
Tel: 07528 575907. Email: yoga@alicechutter.com. Website: www.alicechutter.com

Alice’s popular Vinyasa class, in the elegant surroundings of The Bull Hotel’s Ballroom, is a wonderful one-and-a-half hour retreat.

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Pat Bowcock living the quiet life — off-grid

Living the quiet life — off-grid

Anne King visits one of the area’s growing number of eco-homes to find out what’s involved in living off-grid.

It was 16 years ago that Pat Bowcock moved into a tiny caravan in an empty pony paddock on the outskirts of Litton Cheney.

She had a dog for company, but no power or facilities, or, it turned out on the first night, even a torch.

She had been living in a lovely house in Litton. She was married to a head teacher, was a mum with two children and had a steady job with a GP.

But she felt an increasing desire to live in a different way.

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The wind turbine at Marshwood School. The survey showed support for small-scale energy generation, but not wind farms

Vale residents would prefer fracking to wind power

Energy generation is an issue that affects us all. The question of how we heat our homes, cook our food and power our transport becomes more acute as fuel costs rise and climate considerations grow more pressing.

Sara Hudston reports on a parish survey in the Marshwood Vale that found support for fracking.

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