GALLERY: Remembering Palmair’s exotic day trips

THEY were the days when you could visit the Pyramids and still sleep in your own bed that night.

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Popular pub that has stood the test of time

OUR old pictures of pubs series has proved so popular, this week we wanted to bring you another picture – this time of a pub that still exists today.

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Carnival bombshell stirs precious memories

WE’VE recently had the sad news that there will be no Weymouth Carnival this summer.

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How an escaped pet may have led to Monkey’s Jump roundabout getting its name

HAVE you ever wondered how the curiously named Monkeys Jump roundabout on the A35 west of Dorchester got its moniker?

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Town’s much-missed fun fair

LAST week’s article on the miniature railway at Westham Bridge in Weymouth stoked many a memory.

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PICTURES: Poole Quay through the decades

IT is the stretch of land which is pivotal to the whole history of Poole.

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Captain of Dorsetshire was a Victoria Cross winner

FRIEND of Looking Back Alvin Hopper really enjoyed our articles on HMS Dorsetshire after posters publicising fundraising events for a replacement for the vessel were recently found behind a wall in the Wyke Smugglers.

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Tracking down the town’s Running Horse – home of ‘smoking concerts’

THANKS to Looking Back reader Steph Way for getting in touch with these pages.

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Much-missed railway and funfair had a special place in children’s hearts

FIRM new friend of these pages, Pete Harden, who melted our hearts with a picture of his adorable younger self riding a tricycle outside the Railway Dock Hotel, has sent us another picture of him as a young cheeky chappy getting up to more antics.

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Why railway dock never came to town’s cove

AFTER a short series of articles on your memories of a demolished pub in Weymouth, this week we delve deeper into the history of the Railway Dock Hotel.

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