PICTURES: Do you remember these Arndale and Dolphin Centre shops from years gone by?

DID your trips to Poole once include browsing the records and electricals in Rumbelows?

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Picture of the Day: Christmas play at Hill View Junior School circa 1958/59

Ian Ballam sent in a picture of a Christmas play at Hill View Junior School, Bournemouth, taken either in 1958 or 59. The main players were Ian as the King and Suzanne Urquijo as the Queen. The children spent three years in the junior school and the class teacher for the first two years was Pamela Youtman, who became Mrs Stone, and a Mr Holland for the last year. Former pupils in the picture can contact Ian at e.ballam@btinternet.com

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Memories of Nuffield Health Bournemouth hospital, formerly Strathallan

The picture of Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital, formerly the Strathallan, in Owls Road, Bournemouth, printed on November 20 brought back fond memories for former nurse Ann Parnaby.

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Picture of Excelsior European Motorways coach in Oslo prompts feedback

JOHN Sprackling of Poole and Peter Delaney of Wargrave, Berkshire, commented on John Duckenfield’s photograph of an Excelsior European Motorways coach in Oslo printed on October 25.

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Unlocking the Bankes Archives: Dorset’s largest and most significant collection

DORSET History Centre is working in partnership with the National Trust at Kingston Lacy and the Priest’s House Museum in Wimborne on an exciting project focused on one of Dorset’s largest and most significant archive collections, that of the Bankes family.

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Children recognised at St Andrew’s Church bazaar

Tracey Williams (nee Merrett) of Wareham recognised herself and her siblings in the 1979 picture of the bazaar at St Andrew’s Church in Bennett Road, Bournemouth, printed on November 17.

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GALLERY: 80 pictures of Bournemouth Airport through the years

Bournemouth Airport enters a new chapter after it was sold to Regional and City Airports for an undisclosed sum.

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Could you give restored First World War memorial plaque a good home?

CABINET maker and furniture restorer Chris Legg of Chilbridge Farm, Wimborne, is looking for a home for a WW1 school memorial plaque he has restored.

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‘Unfairly condemned’: The Highcliffe Castle owner who was slated for failures at the Battle of the Somme

Following on from this month’s Remembrance Sunday, marking the beginning of the final year of World War 1’s centenary, historian Hugh Sebag-Montefiore argues in his newly published Somme paperback that the criticism of Major General Montagu Stuart Wortley, the owner of Highcliffe Castle in 1916, has been overdone, and his reputation trashed unfairly.

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GALLERY: 25 years of Bournemouth University (and here’s what it looked like before)

IT is 25 years since Bournemouth became a university town.

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