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Dulverton Library, Fore Street

The war memorial near Exmoor House in Dulverton commemorates the dead of two world wars.

Exford village

When Ahmed Duale first arrived in Britain in 1991, he thought the war at home would be over in a few days, but as he observed, ‘everyone I knew was

As part of the study Joanna Mattingly has been invited into many local homes and studios.  These photographs were taken on a particularly wet and w

Over the coming weeks a selection of the many photographs commissioned for this project will be put here.This aerial photograph is by courtesy of t

We were delighted when Penlee House Gallery & Museum agreed that as a finale to Joanna Mattingly's "Penwith" project we could include some of h

Since the closure of Bolsover colliery in 1993 great efforts have been made by central and local government, and other bodies to regenerate the com

The history of education in Bolsover falls into several well-defined phases.

A factory making hosiery, underwear and other types of garment was established at Bolsover shortly after the Second World War. Passing from local o