PICTURES: Memories of the Pier Approach swimming baths (long before the Imax existed)

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Cars in old picture of The Roundhouse are identified

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Marking centenary of sailor’s death in the First World War

ANNIVERSARIES can be happy or sad occasions but whichever they are, they are undoubtedly something to be remembered.

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Downton Abbey creator marks 101st anniversary of Dorset soldiers’ involvement in First World War campaign

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Find out about the days when was served by a six wheeler bus

YOU can find out more about the history of bus services on Portland at a talk on the isle on Thursday (23) at Easton.

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When the Magna Road Bridge was demolished, 30 years ago

ADRIAN WILLS of Ensbury Park sent in pictures he took of the Magna Road Bridge crossing Magna Road, east of Canford School, as it was being demolished 30 years ago.

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Picture of the Day: Do you remember Perry’s Apex Sports Racket Centre?

Does anybody remember Perry’s Apex Sports Racket Centre on Charminster Road, Bournemouth, in the mid 1970s? The picture belongs to Lyn Perry, her father Jim Perry, a keen squash player, owned the shop which was originally Perry’s DIY in the 1960s.

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Throwback Thursday: Do you remember Perry’s D.I.Y store?

LYN Perry of Bournemouth contacted the Echo after seeing the photograph of Charminster Road, Bournemouth, taken by Kitchenham Ltd in 1970 and printed on November 21.

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Remembering the Knott Brothers self service station

OLIVE Knott of Northbourne said her father-in-law Alex Knott and his brother Edward Knott ran the Knott Brothers Ltd Esso Self Service Filling Station as shown on the picture of Charminster Road, Bournemouth, taken in 1970 and printed on November 21.

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PICTURES: 71 years of Farrow & Ball, how the Dorset brand went global

THE highly successful premium paint and wallpaper company Farrow & Ball is one of a handful of Dorset brands recognised around the world. It has been in business for over 70 years and has a past as rich and colourful as its iconic palette of 132 paints.

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