As Royal couple celebrate anniversary we remember their visits to town

ON this day in 1999 Prince Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor – a venue familiar to Royal watchers after the wedding last month of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Tales from Georgian building discovered during a demolition

LAST week we dipped our toe into the rich and illustrious history of the Jubilee Hall in Weymouth.

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Examining the lives of wartime women

THE stories of women who endured the First World War will be told.

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Celebrating 30 years of cycling to raise cash for a cause

ON your bikes – the Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride is celebrating 30 years this year.

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When entering a lion’s cage to sing and play cello was typical Weymouth entertainment

TODAY we’re looking at a Weymouth building with a very rich past.

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Remembering Noddy’s days at Weymouth Pavilion

IT’S a big happy birthday to musician Noddy Holder who celebrates his 72nd birthday on Friday. (15)

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Hero GI who fought his way on to Omaha Beach and stole the heart of a Weymouth woman

CONCLUDING our series of heroic local characters from the D-Day landings, this week we turn the focus to Michael ‘Mike’ S Miller, a GI.

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How the Portland railway came about

IT’S TIME to take up the story of the Portland Railway once again.

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D-Day dockyard worker who died at 39 is among the heroes to be honoured with statue tributes tomorrow

TOMORROW will see the statues on the Phonenix caissons at Portland harbour named.

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Celebrating 65 years on the throne with a Royal Weymouth memory

SATURDAY marked the 65th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation.

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