LOOKING BACK: More memories of the Boy Bishop

LAST week we featured a picture of The Boy Bishop, and reminisced about what reader Belinda Groves thought was a play or tableau at St George’s Church in Fordington, Dorchester.

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LOOKING BACK: Scouting for information on hut

THANKS to Helen Doble for the following information about Gill Evans’ picture of the Burton scout hut:

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LOOKING BACK: See Dorset on film with screening of Hardy classic

THE 1967 film version of Thomas Hardy’s novel Far From the Madding Crowd will be screened at Age UK Dorchester on Monday, April 11.

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PICTURES: When the 02 was the Boscombe Hippodrome, Academy and Opera House

A theatre, nightclub and now a music venue. The 02 Academy Bournemouth has had many incarnations over the years.

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Classmates from 1964 identified but can you name the rest?

MIKE Scott of Broadstone contacted the Echo after seeing Paul Shee’s photograph of Portchester School class 5A taken in 1964.

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Uncovered in an old suitcase: story of a serviceman’s amazing escape from German prison camp

THE poignant story of how a serviceman paid with his life for turning back for a comrade during an audacious wartime escape is to be turned into a book after being uncovered in an old suitcase.

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Do you recognise woman in this photograph?

TWO residents from Queen’s Park, Bournemouth, would like to reunite the owner with an old photograph of a young woman recently copied which they found on March 14 between St George’s Avenue and Queen’s Park West Drive.

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LOOKING BACK: Life for children in Dorset village

LAST week we looked back on the days of village life in Portesham.

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LOOKING BACK: Ronald’s turn as boy bishop

READER Belinda Groves has found an interesting photograph among her parents collection.

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LOOKING BACK: Thrillseeker Lew Coffin was a top-grade star of the Speedway

WE have already enjoyed reminiscing about the thrills and spills of Lew Coffin’s days on the speedway track.

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