WITCH-PROOFING: Thorn-pierced bullocks’ hearts were found in the chimneys of Dorset homes

VERY appropriately, as today is Hallowe’en, we’re taking a look back at evidence of the practise of witchcraft in Dorset.

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League champions…Remembering Weymouth FC’s season of success

IT’S a sight more commonly seen in the streets of Manchester or London.

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Was town bridge celebration vessel an heroic Dunkirk ship?

CAN anyone help clear up a nautical mystery for us here at Looking Back?

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College course drummed up a lot of musical talent

LAST week we took a short trip down memory lane to a 2007 Black Metal night at Weymouth College.

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Picture of the Day: Excelsior coach spotted in Oslo in 1959

JOHN Dunkenfield from Poole took a picture of an Excelsior European Motorways coach being craned onto M.S. Blenheim at Oslo in 1959 when he was a Geography student doing a field work trip in the area.

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PICTURES: The Grand cinema in Westbourne remembered

FORTY years ago this month, the house lights went up after the last film show at one of Bournemouth’s best-loved cinemas.

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Wedding recognised at St Luke’s Church, Winton

JACQUELINE Marsh (nee Childs) of Bournemouth recognised many in the wedding photograph of Stella and Norman Attree at St Luke’s Church, Winton, printed on August 30. Some of the people also appear in pictures of her uncle’s wedding.

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Beauty Queen reflects on her extraordinary life

TODAY at Looking Back we’re privileged to be sharing the memories of Betty Curtis (nee Roffe), beauty queen and remarkable woman.

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Remembering when Victorian bridge was removed overnight

IT has been more than 10 years since a Victorian bridge over a Weymouth railway bridge was removed after being deemed unsafe.

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Search for families of Cyprus soldiers

CAN any Looking Back readers help Lancashire resident Les Smith in his search for relatives of the 371 British soldiers who died in Cyprus between 1955 and 1959?

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