Former pupils of school invited to reunion tea party

Former pupils of Melverley School, Wimborne, are invited to attend a reunion tea party on May 6.

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Come along to talk on aviation pioneer Charles Rolls

COME along to the Aspects of History talk on the aviation pioneer Charles Stewart Rolls by Stephen Robson on May 3 at 11am at Bournemouth Central Library at the Triangle.

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Former pupils of school invited to reunion tea party

Former pupils of Melverley School, Wimborne, are invited to attend a reunion tea party on May 6.

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Do you remember the Barbara Cain Ballroom Dancing School?

PETER Hibberd sent in this photograph of some of the students of the Barbara Cain Ballroom Dancing School in the early 1950s and wonders if readers recognise any of the dancers or have memories of the dance school which was based at Wallisdown.

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PICTURES: Remembering Rastgarth House, the unique home of artist Arthur Bell

LAST year was the 100th anniversary of the death of Arthur Bell, the renowned Victorian landscape artist and member of the Royal Academy. How many readers know that Arthur lived for a time in Bournemouth and painted various scenes of the area, inspired by the natural landscapes such as the sea and cliffs.

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Do you remember the Barbara Cain Ballroom Dancing School?

PETER Hibberd sent in this photograph of some of the students of the Barbara Cain Ballroom Dancing School in the early 1950s and wonders if readers recognise any of the dancers or have memories of the dance school which was based at Wallisdown.

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Postie, theatre worker and Echo van driver – remembering the busy and content life of Stuart Scott

MEMORIES have been shared of a Weymouth man who travelled to the other side of the world to ask for the hand in marriage of the woman he loved.

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Good-humoured Germans in port

HERE’S a further nautical memory from former Weymouth harbour master Peter Tambling.

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Instructions for no more than £20 to be spent on freedom of the borough ceremony

IT’S time to enjoy another postcard from Looking Back regular Andy Hutchings.

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Déjà vu at spruce-up job on naval dockyard lighthouse

THANKS to Jeanette Matthews for popping in with some memories of when the Naval Dockyard Lighthouse underwent a facelift in 1995.

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