When two musical greats were pictured together in resort pub

HERE are two famous faces photographed together at the Kingswood Hotel in Weymouth.

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Exhibition on anti-slavery campaigner

AN EXHIBITION in Weymouth Library this week tells the story of the Thomas Fowell Buxton monument at Bincleaves Green, Weymouth.

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Was Bournemouth boxing hero Freddie Mills a serial killer?

HE was not only a Bournemouth legend but a national sporting hero, whose death shocked Britain.

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Winton and Moordown Junior School pupils identified

TONY Francis identified many of the children in the 1970 Winton and Moordown Junior School photograph sent in by the Moordown Local History Society and printed on July 5.

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Girl in the crowd meeting Princess of Wales at Poole recognised herself

LANA Wilcock (nee Tuck) recognised herself as the blonde haired girl in the crowd facing the camera meeting the Princess of Wales -Princess Diana when she came to Poole in 1988.

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Coronation Parade

PETER Sykes of Swanage believes Jim Clark’s postcard captioned ‘Coronation Day in Boscombe in 1911’ printed on August 11 is not of Boscombe but of Christchurch High Street with the parade having just passed the decorated town hall on a wet Thursday. The picture was taken by John Rowan who had studios in Boscombe.

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READY TO REBEL: Historian sheds new light upon the Monmouth Rebellion

IT happened 332 years ago but Weymouth historian Greg Schofield has uncovered fresh information on Weymouth and Melcombe Regis’s role in the Monmouth Rebellion.

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READY TO REBEL: Historian sheds new light upon the Monmouth Rebellion

IT happened 332 years ago but Weymouth historian Greg Schofield has discovered there is still fresh information to uncover about Weymouth and Melcombe’s role in the Monmouth Rebellion.

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Can you help Ted find out more about the Dorset family of his heroic uncle?

TED Wareham is hoping that the power of Looking Back can help him find out more about his relatives who lived in Corscombe in Dorset.

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What happened when Richard Dimbleby shared a pint with west Dorset locals

LAST week we published the second in a series of fascinating photos from film just made available by the British Film Institute.

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