1859; History of Weymouth’s Swannery.

¬†Growing up in Weymouth, feeding the Backwater swans was a big part of my childhood. Off we’d toddle, me and my Mum, bag of stale bread firmly clasped in my grubby little mitts. The walk down the Backwater road seemed to go on for ever, my short, stubby legs would start to tire…and I’m sure…

Dorothy Restaurant Weymouth fined for selling chocolate on a Sunday 1920!

There are many acts that were written by Parliament in times way back that have¬†never been repealed, consequently they were sometimes evoked during later times when they made a mockery of the laws. Such was a case in 1920, when a well-known Weymouth restauarnt fell foul of the law. The popular Dorthy restaurant on the…