From night shelter to moving on: 25 years of Michael’s

MICHAEL’S, Dorset’s first night shelter, opened its doors 25 years ago.

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Train’s final journey

WE’VE got a fascinating insight to the final run of the Weymouth to Portland railway in today’s Looking Back.

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Train’s final journey

WE’VE got a fascinating insight to the final run of the Weymouth to Portland railway in today’s Looking Back.

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Train’s final journey

WE’VE got a fascinating insight to the final run of the Weymouth to Portland railway in today’s Looking Back.

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Remembering late TV star’s theatre show

ACTOR Peter Byrne, who died on May 14 aged 90, once trod the boards at Weymouth Pavilion.

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When this magnificent vessel was a regular visitor to Weymouth

THANKS to Geoff Pritchard for dropping in to see us with this picture of a magnificent four masted schooner – a periodic visitor to Weymouth before the Second World War.

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Divers remember sunken First World War ship

THIS week we continue our Looking Back to the sinking of a ship during the First World War.

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130 died in five minutes: The 1943 air raid that destroyed the Metropole and Central Hotels and Beales

SEVENTY-five years ago today, Bournemouth people heard aircraft engines and looked up to see a squadron of German planes flying low in the early afternoon sky.

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Why Princess Anne keeps on coming back to Dorset

LAST week we saw the Princess Royal Princess Anne visit the Tank Museum Bovington to open a workshop and visit a restored Second World War Matilda II tank which was named in her honour.

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Story behind sunken ship off Dorset coast

FOR this week’s Looking Back, we will be looking back at the sinking of a ship during the First World War.

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