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RegenSpace serving the community for decades

Has been wonderful meeting Kathy Cotton and hearing about all of her work in the community over the years. Here’s a little advert for one of a past community projects, …

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Welcome volunteer Terry to the RegenSpace

We really enjoyed a day at the RegenSpace developing our social history project, with volunteer Terry working to scan a collection of photographs belonging to Kathy Cotton, a resident with …

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Community Fun Day – Feb 16th

A fun day with The Island Stories team at the RegenSpace, 8 Roberts Road, Barne Barton on Friday 16th February 10am-1pm Drop-in oral history recording booth in the Camper Obscura …

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Filmmaking at Riverside Community Primary School

Fotonow headed into the local primary school to teach filmmaking skills ahead of the 10th anniversary of the school’s opening. The children had scripted a new tour of their school …

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History of Plymouth’s ‘forgotten island’

It was really fabulous to see time-line of history of Barne Barton in the local paper Thanks to journalist Sarah Waddington for the article, we’ll look forward to getting some …

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Riverside Primary School ’10th year anniversary’ project

Fotonow’s team headed into the local primary school to begin six weeks of media workshops, with the aim of getting Year 5s interested in history and develop a celebration event …

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Devonport Naval Heritage Centre visit – RDV Crystal

Devonport Naval Heritage Centre archive is tucked away in a corner of residential Plympton in what used to be a community centre.  Ryan, a volunteer on the Island Stories, and myself were met by Paul Santillo …

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Room with a view

It’s been a really interested few months starting The Island Stories project, we’ve welcomed a new member to our team, met some inspiring residents, begun interviewing community members and supported …

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Clarion housing from the air

Fotonow CIC captures the Clarion Housing stock on a sunny December 2017 day before the regeneration begins. We plan to record the change fro above over the years thanks to …

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A model of regeneration

Barne Barton master planners, Clifton Emery Design, are place-making specialists and on the 7th December 2017 it was a pleasure to see their latest plans for regeneration of Clarion Housing …

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