Jane Daniel

Jane Daniel

Jane Daniel has lived in Bideford all her life. She is actively involved with the BAME community because she wants to help create a: “better understanding of differences in culture and colour now and for the future.” By telling her story, Jane hopes to...
Mrs C, an Okehampton resident of Filipino heritage

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M– Syrian M– is from Syria. He came to Okehampton, after a short period in Lebanon, in 2017. He currently works in a restaurant and lives at home with his wife and children. After leaving Syria because of the war, M– and his family have been...
Anna Georghiou, British-Cypriot

Anna Georghiou, British-Cypriot

Anna Georghiou was born in Torquay. Her paternal grandparents came to the UK from Cyprus in the 1960s. Anna now lives and works as an artist ​and holistic therapist in Okehampton, after attending university and living and working for a period in Cyprus. Anna considers...
Peter Szypko, Polish heritage

Peter Szypko, Polish heritage

Peter Szypko lives in Sheffield. He is currently undertaking a research project to find out more about his father Aleksander’s eventful early life, including his time spent at the Okehampton Polish Naval Camp during and after the Second World War. Aleksander Szypko...