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Poole is already ‘a right pig’s ear’

IN response to Alan Burridge's letter “Let’s not be silly about the past”, regarding the West Quay development, and crackin’ ’is jaw (that’s old Poole for boasting) about being born in Poole Hospital (that’s actually at Longfleet) and…

9:00am Saturday 10 December 2011

Poole author pays tribute to Motorhead frontman Lemmy

Lemmy on stage at the BIC in 2012. Picture by rockstarimages.co.uk

POOLE author Alan Burridge has paid tribute to the Motorhead front man Lemmy Kilmister who died yesterday. As official band biographer Alan Burridge had a unique insight and access to the band, having been responsible for the Motorheadbangers Fan…

1:27pm Tuesday 29 December 2015

Motorhead memoir celebrates over 30 years of metal mayhem

WRITE ON: Upton based author Alan Burridge with his book Motorhead, Live to Win. Picture: Corin Messer

ROCK legends Motorhead have been immortalised in print with a stunning new book from Upton author Alan Burridge.

12:37pm Tuesday 11 September 2012

Give mums and their children a break

THE comment which Alan Burridge makes regarding children being ‘taxied’ to school is so boringly frequent during holiday times and so ignorant of today’s way of life. I do not have school age children but I do know that so many mothers are…

9:00am Tuesday 1 March 2011


BURRIDGE RONALD WALTER JOHN (Ron) Peacefully on 30th December in Poole Hospital, aged 82 years. Beloved Husband of the late Audrey May Burridge and dearest Father of Robert and Alan and to Ann and Jane. A loving Grandfather of Natalie and Steven,…

12:00am Saturday 4 January 2003

All road users are part of the problem

YOUR correspondent, Alan Burridge (Have you noticed the air is clean? Fri Feb 25) exalts the school holidays as being times of no gridlock and vastly improved air quality.

9:00am Tuesday 1 March 2011

Seaside rock

FOR THE RECORD:  Alan Burridge, author of Bournemouth Rocks!

Replaying Bournemouth’s soundtrack to ’60s and ’70s

8:00am Monday 17 August 2009

Smoker tries rock and no roll-ups

Alan Burridge with his replica of Eric Clapton’s iconic guitar

SOME smokers use nicotine patches to quit the habit while others try hypnotherapy, electronic cigarettes and even herbal remedies.

7:00pm Tuesday 5 May 2009

Mean streets

THINK of Poole and long stretches of golden sand, a bustling quayside and peaceful Poole Park come to mind. Gangland violence and a controlling local mafia does not.

12:00pm Saturday 15 September 2001

Multiple sclerosis cases on the rise

NEW LEADS: Alan Burridge wants to raise awareness of MS and the support services available in Dorset

TV personality Jack Osbourne is one of thousands currently living with multiple sclerosis, and that number’s on the rise.

9:58am Wednesday 27 November 2013
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