Picture of the Day: Children at Corfe Mullen Horticultural Society Show in 1982

A Poole Herald photographer was on hand to snap winners of Corfe Mullen Horticultural Society Show children’s section in 1982.

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PICTURES: When Poole’s was the worldwide centre of flying boat travel

FOR a few days four decades ago, Poole relived a glamorous era in air travel – and also enjoyed the presence of a great Hollywood star.

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LOOKING BACK: What used to be ‘a health and safety nightmare’ at Bere Regis School? Playground memories are recalled ahead of the opening of a new school

A SPECIAL event is being held to say a fond farewell to the school at Bere Regis.

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LOOKING BACK: Young couple elope to Weymouth in film featuring child stars Mark Lester and Jack Wild

JUST when we thought we had mentioned every single film that had ever been filmed in Weymouth, it looks as though this one slipped through the net.

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LOOKING BACK: Get well message to injured striker

LAST month we carried the story of the Dorset Association of Youth Clubs football team, which reached the 1969 final of the National Association of Youth Clubs cup.

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Picture of the Day: This is how Bournemouth Square looked in 1904

This old postcard of Bournemouth Square belongs to Mr A.E. Beare of Bournemouth. 

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Picture of the Day: This is how Bournemouth Square looked in 1904

This old postcard of Bournemouth Square belongs to Mr A.E. Beare of Bournemouth. 

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Pubs ran out of beer, roads melted: what you remembered about the summer of 1976

FORTY years ago, Britain was in the grip of a record-breaking hot summer.

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LOOKING BACK: August might be hot, hot, hot…but this is nothing compared to 1976

WITH this area enjoying some pleasantly warm temperatures of late and very little rain, it seems an appropriate time to cast our minds back to the blisteringly hot summer of 1976.

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LOOKING BACK: Glory days of the Carlton Hotel

HERE’S an old advert for the Carlton Hotel in Bournemouth, which is hoping to make its mark on the seaside holiday map this summer.

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