Mystery of a ‘jolly’ vessel in harbour

READER Ian Moignard has been in touch to shed some light on the ship in the foreground of this photograph of Weymouth.

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Life working for steam roller company

LAST year the mystery of the steam roller in Dorchester’s King’s Road playground was solved.

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When you could travel around town by horse bus

TRANSPORT historian Brian Jackson has been in touch following publication in Looking Back of an old street scene in Abbotsbury Road, Westham, Weymouth.

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Late Echo photographer’s glimpses of a town

WELCOME to the first in a series of photos that we will be reproducing by the late Dorset Evening Echo photographer Harry Green.

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Hillbourne Community First School ugly bug ball 1999

It wouldn’t have been a good day for those scared of bugs – but that didn’t stop the pupils of Hillbourne Community First School from having a ball.

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When Princess Margaret’s visited Wareham in 1989

PRINCESS Margaret’s visit to Wareham was delayed by low cloud, forcing her to arrive by train instead of the planned helicopter.

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Royal couple’s pre-wedding visit to theatre

TODAY marks 33 years since Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson tied the knot.

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Shipbuilding past of harbour

MENTION West Bay and people tend to think of the harbour, ice creams and perhaps fishing boats.

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Remembering Fordingbridge Pet Show June 1979

THEY recommend neve tor work with children and animals – but one event mixed both with great success.

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The burial sites rumoured to ‘sing’

WE’VE looked at some strange phenomena in Looking Back over the years, but this one is new to us.

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