Tony Hancock: his Bournemouth links, 50 years after his death

FIFTY years after his death, he is still regarded by many as the greatest comedian Britain has ever produced.

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PICTURES: Views of Poole from the Power Station in 1974

The changing face of Poole is shown here with a selection of images taken from the roof of Poole Power Station, Hamworthy in 1974

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As Royal couple celebrate anniversary we remember their visits to town

ON this day in 1999 Prince Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor – a venue familiar to Royal watchers after the wedding last month of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Tales from Georgian building discovered during a demolition

LAST week we dipped our toe into the rich and illustrious history of the Jubilee Hall in Weymouth.

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Examining the lives of wartime women

THE stories of women who endured the First World War will be told.

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Celebrating 30 years of cycling to raise cash for a cause

ON your bikes – the Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride is celebrating 30 years this year.

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Were you there? 30 years of the Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride

IT sprang from a simple, but gruelling, two-man effort to raise money for a cancer charity.

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When entering a lion’s cage to sing and play cello was typical Weymouth entertainment

TODAY we’re looking at a Weymouth building with a very rich past.

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Remembering Noddy’s days at Weymouth Pavilion

IT’S a big happy birthday to musician Noddy Holder who celebrates his 72nd birthday on Friday. (15)

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Hero GI who fought his way on to Omaha Beach and stole the heart of a Weymouth woman

CONCLUDING our series of heroic local characters from the D-Day landings, this week we turn the focus to Michael ‘Mike’ S Miller, a GI.

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