Joan’s fond memories of working as a Woolies shop girl

IT’S time to revel in some more memories of the Aladdin’s cave that was the original Woolworths building in Weymouth.

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GALLERY: From Brights to Dingles, how this department store changed over the years

ALONG with Bobbie’s and Beales, Brights of Bournemouth was one of the jewels in this town’s shopping crown.

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Memories of ‘Bug’ and ‘Pug’ Welford and more grammar school teachers

OUR photos of Weymouth Grammar School brought back many a memory.

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Little Miss Weymouth is all grown up!

SHE’S still perfectly bonny.

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When new shops came to Chapelhay after landmine

SOME residents over 60 may remember the row of shops and the derelict Trinity Cottages at the top of Chapelhay Steps in Weymouth.

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GALLERY: Great Dorset Steam Fair from 1971 to present

AS the Great Dorset Steam Fair celebrates its 50th anniversary, the Daily Echo is looking back at some of the amazing pictures from the last half a century.

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How Dorset County Show was kept alive despite mounting costs

THE countdown to show time is on.

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When Dorset town was put up for sale

A HISTORY society has put together an exhibition looking at an unusual incident in 1918 when a Blackmore Vale town was put up for sale.

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A perfect day paddling at Weymouth beach

THANKS to Looking Back reader John Scamell for this wonderful old photo, taken from a 19th century postcard, of Weymouth Beach.

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Pink wafers and riding an escalator for the first time – your memories of Woolies

OUR pictures of the glorious art deco frontage of the the Woolworths store in St Mary Street, Weymouth, has jogged a lot of memories.

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