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Did you know that Poole Harbour is the largest natural harbour in Britain? It was formed at the end of the last ice age when what was a valley was filled by rising seas.

Did you know that what can be regarded as the world’s earliest radio station was set up by Marconi at the Haven Hotel , Sandbanks in Poole? He built a transmitter there in 1899.

Did you know that Sandbanks in Poole is the most expensive place to live in Europe? Even during the financial crisis one plot was advertised in 2009 for roughly £10,000 per square metre.

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David Croft
John Le Carre
Thomas Bell

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Malt Tax Riots Begin - 1725, Battle of Plassey - 1757, First Regatta on the Thames - 1775, Deadly Laki Gas Fog Arrives - 1783, End of coal rationing announced - 1958, Darwin’s Tortoise Dies at 176 - 2006, Britain Votes Leave - 2016
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