Who was first owner of this two tone 1963 Rover?

In 2015 Douglas Wragg of Balcombe in Sussex became the proud ‘custodian’ of a two tone blue 1963 Rover which is in pristine condition and is the subject of much admiration when he takes it to car shows.

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Remember when the travelling caravan appeared on Weymouth beach?

AFTER we touched upon an obscure film which was shot in Weymouth we’ve found out a bit more information from Looking Back readers.

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Sample a first class club

IF you’ve enjoyed seeing some of the many old postcards we’ve featured in Looking Back over the months, you may be interested to know there’s a Dorset Postcard Club that meets once a month in Dorchester.

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Remember those grand hats in the Weymouth wedding of the year?

GET your hat on for a trip down memory lane to the ‘wedding of the year’ in Weymouth on Tuesday June 11 1907.

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Sample a first class club

IF you’ve enjoyed seeing some of the many old postcards we’ve featured in Looking Back over the months, you may be interested to know there’s a Dorset Postcard Club that meets once a month in Dorchester.

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Remember those grand hats in the Weymouth wedding of the year?

GET your hat on for a trip down memory lane to the ‘wedding of the year’ in Weymouth on Tuesday June 11 1907.

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These pictures of Christchurch from years gone by are going on show

OLD pictures of Christchurch dating back as far as 1925 will feature in an exhibition to be held in the town later this month.

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PICTURES: Looking back at 68 years of Poole Park’s mini railway

THERE was an outcry last week when it was suggested that the tracks of Poole Park’s railway might have to be torn up.

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Picture of the Day: Swanage Pier and bay circa 1950

Harry Dipple of Blandford thought readers would like this letter card of Swanage pier and bay showing the Grosvenor Hotel on the right. He thinks it might have been taken in the 1950s or earlier.

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How the Tumbleweed Tappers were born

Fred Thorpe first starting tap dancing in 1986 after seeing a display while he was setting the stage for a performance of his first love, barn dancing. But he was not impressed with the way tap classes were run with exercises and tests and gave up.

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