When the Wild Mouse Ride featured in a movie

SO many of you enjoyed our look back at Chipperfields Fun Fair in Weymouth.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back https://ift.tt/2IstBBR


The personal story of Holocaust survivor John Dobai

John Dobai was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1934. To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, John delivered a talk at The National Archives on 25 January 2019 about his personal story and the plight of Hungarian Jews.

from The National Archives Podcast Series https://ift.tt/2tr31yC

How this diarist documented Dorset life ‘the year the world changed’

A NEW collection of letters and diaries from 100 years ago is giving fascinating insights into life on the homefront in Dorset and in the trenches during the last year of the First World War.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back https://ift.tt/2NfaJF2

GALLERY: When Laurel and Hardy came to Bournemouth

FOR just one week, the greatest comedy double act in the history of Hollywood lived and performed in Bournemouth.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes https://ift.tt/2DUSBMj

A place of worship for fishermen and kings: The amazing history of this humble church

YOU might recognise the interior of this church featured in a postcard from years gone by.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back http://bit.ly/2TQYQrk

13 pictures to remind you of the devastating storms in 2014…five years on

IT’S hard to believe that five years have passed since the devastating Valentine’s Day storms that battered the Dorset coast.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back http://bit.ly/2BFOdR5

The history of Weymouth’s beach donkeys is being explored – and your memories are needed

DO you have happy memories and photos of going for a donkey ride on Weymouth beach?

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back http://bit.ly/2Sxnm45

PHOTOS: How the Holes Bay Relief Road transformed Poole

THIRTY years ago, a new road opened that would create an impressive new route into Poole.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://bit.ly/2SMs6SR

Five facts you may not know about the funfair that used to be at Westham Bridge

WE can’t get enough of sharing memories of the miniature railway and funfair that used to be at Westham Bridge in Weymouth.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back http://bit.ly/2RYHzuw

Murder, smuggling and shipwrecked mariners: The grisly history of Weymouth’s oldest pub

HERE’S a glimpse at another pub from days gone by.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back http://bit.ly/2Gnkj83

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