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Waterfront Barne Barton

“A not-quite-public place called The Ledge: a stone, waterfront ledge in Barne Barton, nestled between the old stone gate of an MOD barracks and a creek at the peninsula’s edge. …

Mar 2017 Read More →

Roberts Road & Poole Park Road

Images copyright of Fotonow CIC © 2016

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The Workers by Balazs Turos

Photographer Balazs Turos worked with Fotonow CIC on an Erasmus Internship in 2014 and documented the workers building the MVV waste to energy plant. His series The Workers was made …

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Building of MVV power plant

A Fotonow led youth project visited MVV construction site in 2012 to see the combined heat & power plant close up. images copyright Fotonow CIC © 2012

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Day in the life of a housing manager

We were sent a link to a really lovely article from 2009, conveying life in Barne Barton and also a mention of Melv Chislett, recently interviewed for The Island Stories), …

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The Barn Playscheme 1994

A photo from the collection of Kathy Cotton, Youth Worker in Barne Barton.  Kathy’s photos document a timeline and history of youth and community work in the area.

May 1994 Read More →

Memories of working for the MoD in Barne Barton circa 1988 by Paul Rowse

Paul Rowse, Devonport Naval Heritage Centre Researcher and former Devonport Dockyard worker recounts the months he spent working at Roope Close Barne Barton. Click here to read the full account  …

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‘Sabotage’, punk, the farmhouse Barne Barton, St Budeaux 1970s

Thank you to Mark Davis for giving his permission to share these photos of his punk bank Sabotage, playing their first gig at the farmhouse youth club. Mark and his …

Aug 1977 Read More →

“Homes with a view at St Budeaux”

This edition of the Navy News, October 1968, looks at life for naval families on the estate, which it describes as “..among the largest and longest established in the Navy …

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Building Barne Barton

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