Listen to the memories of Exeter come ALIVE

Authored by CEDA Exeter
Posted: Wed, 10/17/2012 - 3:47pm

After spending over a year researching, writing and recording, members of the CEDA activity hub are celebrating as their hard work makes it online for all to enjoy.

Thanks to the generous support of the Heritage lottery fund the Exeter based disability charity has been working with its members learning all about the history of our great city. With this information the group have produced a collection of podcasts that can be downloaded from a special project website. The first podcast themed around shopping in the city is online now and further editions will be released between now...

Exeter Uni has acquired Ronald Duncan archive

Authored by Babs Walker
Posted: Sun, 10/07/2012 - 11:34pm

Dr Christine Faunch, Head of Heritage Collections at the University of Exeter, said: “I am delighted that we are taking the Ronald Duncan papers on deposit. This contributes greatly to our established archive and library collections of Westcountry writers, including Henry Williamson, who knew Ronald Duncan; Ted Hughes; Charles Causley; John Betjeman; and Daphne du Maurier.’

The collection is a record of the life of Ronald Duncan who came to Welcombe in North Devon in the 1930s and farmed pigs and horses until his death in 1982.

He was a pacifist who...