In April 1963 TV and radio personality Lady Isobel Barnett opened a new £10,000 Bollom Ltd dry- cleaning shop in Christchurch Road, Boscombe. Her travelling coat was checked in by the receptionist for cleaning in one of the new electronically controlled machines and was ready for collection in 20 minutes.
CAN you help an Australian woman find the final resting place of her father?
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WE’VE been looking at one of the biggest contributions Dorset has made to this country – Portland Stone.
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WE’VE had a great response after last week we looked back at the Grand Celebrity Concert of July 3 1955 at Alexandra Gardens Theatre in Weymouth.
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April 19, 2015 at 8:58 am (Genealogy)
Veterans of the 12th (Airborne) Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment meet to unveil a plaque in their honour in Dorset.
Plaque to honour WW2 glider veterans
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:15:08 GMT
April 19, 2015 at 8:57 am (Genealogy)
DORSET residents are invited to remember Australian and New Zealand troops this Anzac Day.
Remembering Anzac Day 100 years on from the start of the Gallipoli campaign
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:53:11 GMT