Ticket to a slow ride on Portland

ANOTHER week, another glorious picture postcard from bygone days to share with you courtesy of Looking Back regular Andy Hutchings.

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Help researcher solve mysteries of Dorset’s very own Dad’s Army

THESE wonderful pictures were sent to us by Dorchester researcher John Pidgeon, who is hoping readers will help him unearth more details of the Dorset Home Guard.

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Shelley Festival and the family connections to Bournemouth

Everybody knows the story of ‘Frankenstein’ by Mary Shelley, wife of the famous poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, but how many are familiar with the Shelleys connection to Bournemouth.

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Remember when Dickie Attenborough and John Mills came to town?

FILM aficionado and Looking Back reader Mike Lee has very kindly lent us some items from his extensive collection of movie memorabilia.

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This is the Dorchester secondary modern team that beat Poole grammar boys in the Mark Frowde cup

YOU might recognise these triumphant schoolboys from Dorchester Modern School.

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Second chance to see iconic installation which will take your breath away

THERE is a second chance to see an unique art project to commemorate the fallen of the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.

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LOOKING BACK: Rowing up the River Wey to Radipole

THESE wonderful photos, again courtesy of Andy Hutchings, are something to get in a flap about.

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Paddle steamer identified, thanks to Echo readers

MANY readers said the boat printed on September 23 is the paddle steamer Bournemouth Queen alongside the western side of Bournemouth Pier.

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Can you identify players from Dexter Sports YFC?

DO you recognise any of the players in this photograph of Dexter Sports YFC?

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Can you identify players from Dexter Sports YFC?

DO you recognise any of the players in this photograph of Dexter Sports YFC?

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