Octogenarian creates series of village drawings after taking up art

AUDREY Russell is proof that you can start learning a new skill at any age.

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Pausing for a photo on the building site

HERE’S a group of builders pausing for a photo between their hard work on buildings in Clarendon Avenue, Redlands, Weymouth, in the 1960s.

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Octogenarian creates series of village drawings after taking up art

AUDREY Russell is proof that you can start learning a new skill at any age.

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75 years on: Dorset’s role in D-Day commemorated

“YOU are about to embark up on the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months.”

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How this cute tot, now 94, remembers Dorchester

IT was smiles all round when Freda Wade was presented with a picture of herself as a three-year-old at a special afternoon of memories and nostalgia.

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How a hermit woman living on a cliff became county’s patron saint

ON June 1, Dorset will celebrate the feast day of their patron saint, whose relics can be found in the Church of St Candida and Holy Cross in Whitchurch Canonicorum near Charmouth.

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How these Victorian records are shedding light on mental health treatment

LAST week saw Mental Health Awareness Week take place.

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PICTURES: Scout Group’s 75-year story told in new book

A SCOUT group which kept photo albums and record books throughout its 75-year history has inspired a book telling its story.

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Postcard’s cheeky nod to Weymouth

HERE’S a very old postcard of Weymouth that brings a smile to our face.

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Story of martyrs’ struggles inspire reader

ONE Echo reader has been inspired to use her artistic talents to depict the history of Tolpuddle, after her interest was piqued by our weekly Looking Back features.

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