PICTURES: Scout Group’s 75-year story told in new book

A SCOUT group which kept photo albums and record books throughout its 75-year history has inspired a book telling its story.

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Picture of the Day: A Hawker Hurricane parked at Hurn Airport

A Hawker Hurricane parked at Hurn Airport during the Daily Express Air Race in September 1950.

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Pictures: Bournemouth’s former Odeon through the years

THE cinema that was at the heart of Bournemouth life for generations opened 90 years ago this week.

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GALLERY: When Poole Hospital was brand new

THE new general hospital which opened in Poole 50 years ago was a huge facility.

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PICTURES: May bank holiday over the years

IT has been celebrated since the 14th century – but May Day only earned a bank holiday in 1978.

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Picture of the Day: Alum Chine in 1939

Peter Russell has shared this picture looking east towards Bournemouth Pier from Alumhurst Road in Alum Chine taken during the summer of 1939.

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PICTURES: Bournemouth in the 1960s shown in fascinating trolleybus photos

A FASCINATING collection of photographs shared by a Daily Echo reader shows how Bournemouth and Christchurch have changed since the days of travel by trolleybus.

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Picture of the Day: The view from West Cliff in 1939

West Cliff looking westwards towards Sandbanks in the summer of 1939. Peter Russell has shared this slide with the Daily Echo from his family’s collection.

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Picture of the Day: Branksome Chine in 1939

Peter Russell has shared this slide with the Daily Echo captured looking east towards Branksome Chine from Pinecliff Road in 1939

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Picture of the Day: An audio class in 1966

Pupils in an audio class at Kingsleigh School in Bournemouth in July 1966.

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