150 proud years of Poole Lifeboat Station

THE drama-packed story of volunteer crews battling the elements to save lives at sea has enthralled tens of thousands of visitors at a Poole exhibition.

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Secret diaries of soldier who served in Burma are published

A POOLE woman has published the secret diaries of a soldier serving on the frontline in Burma to mark the 70 anniversary of VJ Day.

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LOOKING BACK: New chapter in enchanting toy story

WE’RE hearing a truly heartwarming toy story in this week’s Looking Back.

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LOOKING BACK: Who are these drinkers celebrating VJ Day?

CAN anyone help us identify these jovial drinkers?

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LOOKING BACK: Hardy firm building mystery continues

WE HAVE heard from quite a few Looking Back readers since we published this photo belonging to Hazel Hardy of Hardy’s builders.

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LOOKING BACK: It’s carnival time! Recalling memories from previous Weymouth celebrations

TOMORROW is the 2015 Weymouth Carnival.

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The war is over: looking back at VJ Day

“WORLD peace – Victory Joy Day,” proclaimed the Echo headline on August 15, 1945.

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Can you name mystery pub in photo?

Patricia Dyer who now lives in France is appealing to readers for any information on a photograph she believes to have been taken in the late 1950s or early 60s in the Bournemouth area.

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Do you recognise children from end of war street party?

Mrs Marion Yetman ( nee Ferrucci ) of Parkstone was one of many children who attended an end of the war street party. The party she went to was in Nansen Avenue in Oakdale, Poole, and included children from nearby roads.

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The war is over: looking back at VJ Day

“WORLD peace – Victory Joy Day,” proclaimed the Echo headline on August 15, 1945.

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