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Cringing Cult of Celebrity in Poole, Dorset*

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Cringing Cult of Celebrity
  • I don't live here. I used to though. But then again I ain't that famous, am I? :-)
  • Howard from Take That lives in the area. Alex James from Blur is from Poole. Jamie Reynolds from The Klaxons is from Bournemouth. Matt Tong from Bloc Party is from Poole.
  • Katy Hill
  • Couldn't possibly name drop
  • Anne Sydney of Miss World fame was Poole carnival queen.Billy Wright England football captain and Joy Beverley of the beverley sisters pop group married in Poole registry office.Freddie Mills champion boxer was local and started at poole fairgrounds.
  • brian crutcher world speedway champion,freddie mills boxing champion started career at poole fair,ann sydney miss world,joy beverley of beverley sisters and soccer legend billy wright wolves and england married at poole registry office
  • someone said that buster merryfield who played grandad in only fools in horses used to live in poole, buster played uncle albert not grandad, but they both lived in poole.
  • Lord Baden Powel is from Poole [the founder of the scouts]
  • Ummmmm. Jamie Redknapp did live in a house next to Parkstone Yacht Club with Louise and Harry Redknapp lived next door as well.
  • Poole is home to the elite Special Boat Service, ready equals of the SAS anyday!
  • The famous spy story writter John Le Carre was born and bred in Poole
  • Katie Price(use to be on Blue Peter)
  • beckam has a house in martello road in brankesome park but only seen him once
  • I think Buster Merrifield actually died in Poole Hospital, not at his home in Verwood.
  • Tony Blackburn grew up in Lilliput (Anthony's Avenue next to Lilliput Road). Greg Lake (of King Crimson and Emerson Lake & Palmer) is also from the area - went to Poole Grammar School.
  • Did Greenie (Ex Suede bassist) also come from Poole? Now resides in Greenock in Scotland.
  • Billy has recently bought a house with her fella from 'five' (Richie ?)
  • Jamie + Louise Redknapp, Frank Bruno, Max Bygraves.
  • some guy from suede. I'd like you guys to know that his name is Richard Oakes.
  • Buster Merryfield sadly died at his home in VERWOOD, this, if anything is a suberb of RINGWOOD in HAMPSHIRE
  • aparently David Beckham has just got a house in Canford Cliffs.
  • Max Bygraves,Somewhere secret Jamie Redknapp and Louise.Geoff Boycott.Darren Anderton
  • Max Bygraves. (talk about culture shock!) John Lennon's aunt Mimi.(deceased)Jamie Rednap and Louise ex Eternal, Cockle Kate (.bless!.)Some guy from Suede.
  • Buster Merrifield (alias Grandad in Only Fools and Horses) lives in Canford Cliffs. wow.

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Last updated: 2009-01-23

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