PICTURES: Celebrating 150 years of Christchurch’s Priory School

The Priory Church of England ( VA ) School on Wick Lane, Christchurch, is celebrating its 150 year anniversary this year and has many plans in place to mark the occasion.

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Royal Blue charabanc circa 1923 is identified

PETER Sykes of Swanage said the picture of the open tour charabanc on its way to the New Forest from Bournemouth Square circa 1923 printed on April 26 is a Royal Blue charabanc no.12 built by Daimler Co.Ltd in Coventry.

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Bournemouth taxi driver recognised from photo

GRAHAM Banks of Southbourne recognised Bournemouth taxi driver Don White and his Studebaker 1940 taxi with the FLY 94 registration plate parked outside Richmond Hill St Andrew’s United Reformed Church in the picture sent in by Tony Bevan and printed on June 7.

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London trip memories: Pokesdown residents in photo from 1953 are identified

JAN Rawson of Tuckton contacted the Echo after seeing Sue Mathison’s picture of residents from Wheaton, Rebbeck and Roberts roads, Pokesdown, printed in the Echo on March 22 and again on April 19.

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WATCH: This is what a day out at Bournemouth beach looked like in 1911

This charming footage shows what Bournemouth beach was like in 1911. 

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PICTURES: The people who brought back the trains – 45 years of Swanage Railway

SOMETHING took place in Purbeck yesterday that hasn’t happened for 45 years.

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GALLERY: 114 pictures of Ringwood through the years

Do you remember Ringwood railway station, Shopping Centre, The Regal or even Key Markets?

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Do you recognise these taxi drivers from circa late 1940s or early 50s?

RECOGNISE either of these Bournemouth taxi drivers parked outside Richmond Hill St Andrew’s United Reformed Church in St Stephen’s Road?

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9 pictures of Christchurch residents from years gone by

Can you recognise any of these faces from Christchurch from years gone by?

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24 pictures from the Silver Jubilee celebration in June 1977 – are you in our gallery?

SOME said the celebrations were bigger than those for the Coronation 25 years earlier.

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