Picture of the Day : The Criterion Arcade 15 years ago

Looking back at how the Criterion Arcade in Bournemouth has changed from 2003 when it contained a number of independent shops along with the popular Criterion Pub.

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Gallery: When Take That came to Bournemouth

“SCREAMING pop fans had the chance to meet their idols as the chart-topping band Take That appeared in Bournemouth.”

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Picture of the Day: A look at Victorian Wimborne

Alan Cook kindly sent in this postcard from his collection of East Street in Wimborne C1895. To the left is Eastbrook House with the Wimborne Minster in the foreground. Today the house to the right has been replaced with the shops of Eastbrook Row.

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Son paid tribute to father killed in Great War in a novel way

LET’S carry on paying tribute to the men of Weymouth who gave their lives in the Great War.

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Gypsy’s daughter who went from rags to riches

AN UNUSUAL biography has been published telling the story of Dorset’s Catherine Grey, who was born the daughter of a gypsy and became a countess.

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Youngster forbidden from the cinema enjoyed a big screen treat

ANN May of Weymouth got in touch with her memories of going to the much-missed Gaumont Cinema in Weymouth town centre.

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Many a park lover suffered a soggy bottom in this paddling pool

HERE are some lovely pictures of Radipole gardens in Weymouth in the 1940s.

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Picture of the Day: Did you ever watch the Ice Hockey in Bournemouth?

Did you ever watch the Ice Hockey at Bournemouth’s ice rink? Pictured are the Bournemouth Stags in action at the Westover Road rink in October 1987. The club had been founded in 1982, although Bournemouth has as Ice hockey history stretching back to the 1930s. Despite public protests, the rink closed in 1991.

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Remembering Wimborne Road in 1970

Taking a trip down memory lane remembering Wimborne Road in Winton and Moordown in 1970. All images are from the Grahame Austin Collection.

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The truth behind A Bridge Too Far

IT could have been a master stroke, shortening World War Two by months in Europe.

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