Rare chance to see birds of prey

RSPB Arne Nature Reserve is offering a chance to see and learn about some birds of prey on their Raptor Weekend.

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How motor bus man set up service going to Chickerell six times a day

WE very much enjoyed reminiscing about the days of the horse bus in Weymouth.

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The little table desk with a lot of history inside

A NEWLY-DISCOVERED desk has provided a fascinating insight into the customs of the 19th century.

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Bros, Simon Mayo and other summer roadshow memories

MEMORIES of Radio 1’s popular summer roadshow stopping in Weymouth come to the fore with these photos courtesy of Karly Wills.

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‘Mediaeval castle’ that became a museum

ANOTHER stunning photo by late Echo photographer Harry Green turns our attention to Dorchester.

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Photographer’s images of cars and construction

HERE’S another photo from the collection of Echo photographer Harry Green.

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Fine form of runners at popular club

WEYMOUTH boasts a proud sporting history, and the Weymouth St Paul’s Harriers have long been part of this.

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Related to the ‘clerical magistrate’ of Peterloo

WE recently shared some timely extracts from the diary of Henry Bankes about the Peterloo massacre of August 16, 1819, when cavalry charged into a crowd of thousands who had gathered to demand the reform of parliamentary representation.

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When ghost hunters went after golf course ghoul

THIS week marks the 60th anniversary of a supernatural event that hit the headlines back in 1959.

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Guide points out this castle is the odd one out in the county

WHEN the Pictorial Guide to Weymouth was published in the 1880s, a great deal of attention was paid to the various castles dotted throughout the county.

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