Picture of the Day: Did you ever watch the Ice Hockey in Bournemouth?

Did you ever watch the Ice Hockey at Bournemouth’s ice rink? Pictured are the Bournemouth Stags in action at the Westover Road rink in October 1987. The club had been founded in 1982, although Bournemouth has as Ice hockey history stretching back to the 1930s. Despite public protests, the rink closed in 1991.

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Remembering Wimborne Road in 1970

Taking a trip down memory lane remembering Wimborne Road in Winton and Moordown in 1970. All images are from the Grahame Austin Collection.

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The truth behind A Bridge Too Far

IT could have been a master stroke, shortening World War Two by months in Europe.

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Picture of the Day: Do you remember Electric House?

Do you remember Electric House? Situated on the corner of Yelverton Road and Verulam Place in Bournemouth it was the home of the Southern Electricity store and offices back in the 1980s.

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How Woolies played a huge role in a life

TOUCHING back upon our memories of the Weymouth’s branch of Woolworths, we’re sharing some wonderful recollections from Jean Matthews of Dorchester.

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How Woolies played a huge role in a life

TOUCHING back upon our memories of the Weymouth’s branch of Woolworths, we’re sharing some wonderful recollections from Jean Matthews of Dorchester.

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Improved tactics as the British broke through in Hundred Days Offensive

THIS week we’re continuing our tribute to the Weymouth men who died after the Great German offensives of 1918.

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How Woolies played a huge role in a life

TOUCHING back upon our memories of the Weymouth’s branch of Woolworths, we’re sharing some wonderful recollections from Jean Matthews of Dorchester.

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Picture of the Day: Opening of Summerbee School pool 1958

Sixty years ago, back in 1958, saw the official opening of the Summerbee Secondary Modern School swimming pool by Councillor Henry Brown. The school was renamed the Bishop of Winchester School in 2004 and is now named the Bishop of Winchester Academy.

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Do you remember visiting Bournemouth’s Indoor Market?

Remembering Bournemouth Indoor Market back in 1982 that used to be in the Quadrant Centre in Old Christchurch Road. The centre is now the home to TK Maxx, Chinese restaurant Days, Superdry and The Mary Shelley Pub.

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