Man from cottage in the woods made the headlines for killing snakes

PEOPLE were very interested in our appeal to find a photo of the cottage in the woods in Up Cerne, which was formerly occupied by the great great grandfather of Bristol resident Mark Foot.

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Village remembers men who fought in the Great War

AN exhibition remembering a village’s fallen will be displayed to a new audience.

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Picture of the Day: Pottery Junction 1983

Pottery Junction, Branksome, pictured in March 1983 as the construction of the new retail park is taking place on the former Redlands Pipes site.

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Nine nostalgic aerial photos of Christchurch

A selection of nostalgic aerial images taken of Christchurch by Kitchenham Ltd in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Picture of the Day: Old Christchurch Road, Boscombe in the sixties

Old photo of Christchurch Road, Boscombe, circa 1960s with turning for Ashley Road on the left and Heathcote Road, right. The foreground is now part of the pedestrianised shopping area.

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Gallery: Were you part of the Bros Mania in 1988?

Bros mania hit Bournemouth in 1988 in a big way. October saw more than 500 frantic fans queued outside the BIC to purchase one of the 3,500 tickets selling at £8.50 each. At the time staff at the BIC reported that it was one of the longest queues they had had for one show. This should have prepared everyone for the hysteria that would define the concert in December. The crowd were already worked up into a frenzy by the warm-up DJ, the actual arrival of the Goss brothers on stage was more than t

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GALLERY: The Hampshire Centre – the huge shopping venue before Castlepoint

IT was the biggest thing to happen in Bournemouth shopping for generations.

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Catching ‘runners’ from island’s borstal

SOME of you may have seen the recent feature in the Echo’s weekend magazine about a new book on Portland Borstal Institution.

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Mystery of cottage in the woods

CAN anyone help a Looking Back reader from Bristol with an intriguing query about a cottage in the woods?

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Diary suggests Weymouth’s white horse is older than we think

HISTORY documents that the White Horse at Osmington was cut into the hillside in 1808 to commemorate Royal visits to Weymouth and the prosperity they brought.

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