Memories of building bonfires on Weymouth beach

It’s a pleasure to bring you a picture special this week of Weymouth’s traditional Guy Fawkes Day celebrations.

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Picture of tiny fish washed up on beach from 1899

We’ve recently seen a large number of small bait fish washed up on Cheil Beach.

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Pub memories of the Dolphin and Clifton/Railway Tavern in Weymouth

We took a trip down memory lane last week to a time when Weymouth had more than 90 pubs

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Information sought on Buffalo Bill tour of Dorchester

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World visited Dorchester for one day only on Monday, 6 June 1904, giving two performances, afternoon and evening.

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Old photo of the Weymouth Backwater Viaduct

Taken sometime between Monday 29th March and Monday 5th April 1965, this view shows one of the very last goods trains on the Portland branch, as it crosses the Backwater Viaduct at Weymouth, headed by a BR Standard Ivatt 2-6-2T.

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Memories sought for Radipole Park and Gardens website

People are being asked to submit their memories and photos of Radipole Park Gardens in Weymouth.

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Marks and Spencer stores left in Dorset from next year

Nine Marks and Spencer stores left in Dorset after Dolphin Centre branch closes. Read more:

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Elmer the Elephant exhibition at Dorset Museum, Dorchester

A new exhibition at Dorset Museum celebrates more than 30 years of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant.

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Weymouth had more than 90 pubs in the 1960s

At one time Weymouth and Portland could boast to having 90 plus public houses as late as 1964.

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When Rick Stein recommended Weymouth chippie Fish ‘n’ Fritz

A chippie in Weymouth was singled out by a celebrity chef who recommended people pay it a visit.

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