Oral History Training Day

Oral History Training Day

Community Heritage Coordinator Laurel Miller reports on our recent Oral History training day… Hearing a person telling their own story in their own voice is a very powerful way of engaging people with history. You can hear the emotions behind the account and...
Sketchbook: Jane Daniel

Sketchbook: Jane Daniel

This week’s blog provides a special peek inside the creative mind of volunteer Jane Daniel… Jane lives in Bideford. She regularly produces artwork and poetry, including work expressing her feelings about growing up as a person of mixed heritage in Devon....
Volunteer Diary: Sunrise at 10.30 AM

Volunteer Diary: Sunrise at 10.30 AM

Bideford volunteer Stephen writes about a volunteer team visit to North Devon Sunrise. Last Tuesday, the Bideford group of the TOSFOR project visited North Devon Sunrise (open Monday – Thursday) in Barnstaple, to meet with Ana in her final week as Community...
Research Skills Training Day

Research Skills Training Day

Community Heritage Coordinator Rose writes about our training day at the Devon Heritage Centre… Last Monday, volunteers from the three project towns spent the day learning about archival and digital research techniques at the Devon Heritage Centre, part of the...
Introducing… Rose Young-French

Introducing… Rose Young-French

Next up in our ‘Introducing…’ series is Rose Young-French. Rose is the Community Heritage Coordinator for Bideford. Everyone loves a story! I have always loved hearing stories, from the Jamaican folklore stories my Dad told me at bedtime to the...
Introducing… Lizzie Mee

Introducing… Lizzie Mee

Next up in our ‘Introducing…’ series is Lizzie Mee. Lizzie is the Community Heritage Coordinator for Tiverton. Hello, my name is Lizzie Mee and I’m the Community Heritage Co-ordinator for Tiverton. I have a long history with heritage and love finding...