Picture of the Day: Poole Bath Tub Race in snowy 1978

These contestants turned up at Poole Quay for the annual bath race on a freezing New Year’s Eve in 1978 but unfortunately there were no spectators to watch their antics because of the cold and shortage of petrol.

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PICTURES: Do you remember Westover Ice Rink in Bournemouth?

IT is one of the long-gone attractions that Bournemouth people miss the most.

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Beware road’s extremely sharp turn

HERE’S an old picture of Dorchester Road at the junction with Elwell Street on the left.

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An unusually crowded Bowleaze Cove

THIS glorious picture of a jam-packed Bowleaze Cove makes us yearn for those lazy, hazy days of summer – especially now the Christmas rush is fully on.

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Revealing how Dorset’s past links to present day lives

THE secrets of Dorset’s history have been unveiled in a new book.

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Beware road’s extremely sharp turn

HERE’S an old picture of Dorchester Road at the junction with Elwell Street on the left.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back https://ift.tt/2UT3ea8

An unusually crowded Bowleaze Cove

THIS glorious picture of a jam-packed Bowleaze Cove makes us yearn for those lazy, hazy days of summer – especially now the Christmas rush is fully on.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back https://ift.tt/2LlqHfK

Revealing how Dorset’s past links to present day lives

THE secrets of Dorset’s history have been unveiled in a new book.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back https://ift.tt/2UT3fec

These snow-covered hills were the setting for a love story more tragic than Romeo and Juliet

A UNIVERSITY professor’s love of history has inspired her to write a second volume on the history of Weymouth and surrounding areas.

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Beware road’s extremely sharp turn

HERE’S an old picture of Dorchester Road at the junction with Elwell Street on the left.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back https://ift.tt/2UT3ea8

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