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Learning from Exeter's past to shape its future

Are there lessons to be learned from Exeter’s past to take into its future? Can we discern characteristics from its history to enlighten the next few generations of this more than two-thousand-year-old city? From its first beginnings as a prehistoric hill settlement, what has really determined...

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By Martyn Goss Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 8:13am Updated: 17/07/2017 - 10:45am
Support Local Business Being as it’s Local Business week I’m focussing this article on the many...
Posted: 18/05/16
Published by Karina Bailey
Although we may not be aware of it, in the last few generations in the West we have increasingly...
Posted: 05/04/16
Published by Martyn Goss
I was born in Exeter in 1955.  In the next bed to my mother was a Sikh woman who had also...
Posted: 19/03/16
Published by Martyn Goss
We’ve raised £890 on Just Giving! No, wait, add gift aid of £100 and that makes it £990 and still...
Posted: 09/03/16
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
Yesterday (Tuesday 19 January) I spent a couple of hours meeting members of the public in Honiton...
Posted: 21/01/16
Published by News Desk
Hospiscare, if you think about it, is a strange name for a charity. It looks like a spelling...
Posted: 10/01/16
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
While the Christmas consumption orgy fades as the New Year progresses, maybe it is time to remind...
Posted: 09/01/16
Published by Martyn Goss
“As soon as I enter Exeter Cathedral I make a beeline for Liz for a cuddle and a catch up!” It’s...
Posted: 22/12/15
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
Millions of us will take to the roads, seas and skies over the next few days to try and get home to...
Posted: 20/12/15
Published by Mary Youlden
Once more our senses are being bombarded with manufactured images and messages of totally...
Posted: 13/12/15
Published by Martyn Goss
Competition in Exeter for your charity pound is fierce. Raising the £5 million we need each year...
Posted: 12/12/15
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
One place arguably essential to student life, wherever you’re at university, is a good pub. I’m not...
Posted: 07/12/15
Published by Jessikah Hope S...
Working in a hospice is in equal parts uplifting and draining. I get to work with the most amazing...
Posted: 03/12/15
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
You arrive at the University of Exeter and there’s one trip everyone wants to make as soon as...
Posted: 30/11/15
Published by Jessikah Hope S...
Gemma marched into the hospice reception yesterday. It was a definite march, not an amble or a...
Posted: 26/11/15
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...
Standing on a chair taking pictures is not ideal, but when the local newspaper photographers turn...
Posted: 21/11/15
Published by Liz Straw - Hos...

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