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Picture of the Day: Christchurch Rowing Club's new boat in 1979

In 1979 the Mayor of Christchurch Cllr John Beattie and the Mayoress Mrs Beattie christened Christchurch Rowing Club's new boat the John Clingan. Paid for by the Clingan Trust the boat was one of the first carbon-fibre reinforced plastic boats of its kind on the south coast. The picture was taken by George Armit for the Christchurch Times.

Poole and Parkstone grammar schools play

In 1979 pupils from Poole and Parkstone grammar schools joined forces for a production of The Lady's Not for Burning by Christopher Fry. In this scene are Susan Finney, Roy Willis, Aiden Emptage, Susan Wright, Alan Barney, Ian Marshall, Mark Hawker, Elise Page, Sean Sinclair and Andrew Buckley. The picture was taken by the Poole Herald.

Picture of the Day: Bournemouth Beales staff production of 'Belles and Beaus' in 1959

This photograph of Bournemouth Beales' staff production of 'Belles and Beaus' who performed at St Peter's Hall and at Pelhams Community Centre, Kinson in 1959, belongs to Lesley Clode, then Sellick, who is the female with the bow on her white blouse, centre left. She was a trained soprano and had two solo spots and nine songs to perform. The man on the right was the producer and the fair-haired lady next to him was the choreographer.

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