LOOKING BACK: Royalist Margaret Cox shares her scrapbook of memories of the Queen’s visit to Dorchester

ROYALIST Margaret Cox has come forward to share her very old scrapbook with Looking Back readers.

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LOOKING BACK: Family gather at Hardy’s Monument to remember Somme Hero

THE MEMORY of a much-loved grandfather killed on the Somme on July 16, 1916 brought a family together for a ceremony at Hardy’s monument on Black Down.

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LOOKING BACK: Final part of our series honouring the Weymouth men who died in the Battle of the Somme

CONCLUDING our series of paying tribute to those from Weymouth who died in the Battle of the Somme, thanks must go to local historian Greg Schofield for providing us with these names.

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LOOKING BACK: Queen of Broadway graced a celebrity lunch at Pullingers

ALL this talk about Pullingers restaurant, the popular eatery on the Weymouth pier bandstand, has brought back some happy memories for Dave Johnston.

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Picture of the day: This is what staff outings were like in the 1920s…

Local resident Charles Trent sent in this photograph of Bourne Valley Gasworks staff on an outing circa 1920.

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PICTURES: When Bournemouth’s bus and coach station burnt down, 40 years ago

FORTY years ago, fire tore through a Bournemouth landmark and changed the town permanently.

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Picture of the day: Do you know what happened to Herbert the Hippo?

In 1980 Ian Bosley and his daughter Sarah tried out the new arrival of the fourth wooden play beast, Herbert the Hippo, made by sculptor Peter Hand for the Arndale Centre in Poole.

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Do you recognise people in this photo?

Recognise anyone in this group photograph? It belongs to Mrs Maureen Duckworth of Gosport in Hampshire and has been a mystery to her family for years.

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