Riviera People – Laurence Frewin, Life at the College

Apr 5, 2020 | No Comments

Riviera People – Laurence Frewin, Life at the College South Devon College was originally founded in 1931. After a period in the doldrums, it has become one of the most successful Further Education Colleges in England. Anita Newcombe dropped by for a chat with its ambitious new Principal & CEO. I’ve arrived at the smart […]

Riviera People – Sue  Pudduck

Riviera People – Sue Pudduck

Apr 3, 2020 | No Comments

Riviera People – Sue Pudduck Commonwealth Games medallist in fencing, sailing instructor and watersports specialist, Sue Pudduck is now a trustee for Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust. I’m meeting Sue at her home high above the river at Kingswear. It’s a beautiful day and I stroll up the steps, admiring her pretty terrace, garden and […]

Riviera People – Basil Greenwood- Entering the Ice Age

Riviera People – Basil Greenwood- Entering the Ice Age

Mar 31, 2020 | No Comments

Torquay Museum’s Director, Basil Greenwood reveals his plans for a new Ice Age Gallery and explains that the museum’s collections offer a striking insight into human evolution and climate change.

Riviera People – Mackenzie Moulton, Police Diver, Artist, Author & Musician

Riviera People – Mackenzie Moulton, Police Diver, Artist, Author & Musician

Mar 31, 2020 | No Comments

Riviera People – Mackenzie Moulton, Police Diver, Artist, Author & Musician Mackenzie Moulton, with his wife Kay, arrived in Brixham nearly four years ago after a career and life experience of startling variety.  Anita Newcombe pops by to discover more about his fascinating life and why he has chosen Brixham as the perfect place to […]

Riviera People – Angela Gilbert, Lady of the Castle

Riviera People – Angela Gilbert, Lady of the Castle

Aug 9, 2016 | No Comments

First lady of Compton Castle, recently appointed High Sheriff of Devon, professional photographer, yachtie and sheep breeder, Angela Gilbert is always on the go

Riviera People – Rex Latham, Blacksmith

Riviera People – Rex Latham, Blacksmith

Aug 9, 2016 | No Comments

One of the best-loved and longest standing craft studios at Cockington Court, a visit to Rex Latham’s real working forge is always a treat

Riviera People – Toni Knights

Riviera People – Toni Knights

Apr 15, 2016 | No Comments

Fisherman, artist, boat restorer, heritage skipper – Brixham’s Toni Knights manages to combine it all and always has an eye for the next adventure. Anita Newcombe tracks him down to find out more.

Riviera People – John Risdon

Riviera People – John Risdon

Apr 15, 2016 | No Comments

Renowned local historian and ‘disciple of heritage,’ John Risdon has long been immersed in the maritime world that is Brixham. Now as new president of Brixham Heritage Museum he wants more people to discover this precious treasure ‘vault’.

Riviera People – Colin Matthews

Riviera People – Colin Matthews

Apr 14, 2016 | No Comments

Colin Matthews is celebrating 30 years at Babbacombe Theatre where he has perfected a crowd-pleasing menu of in-house variety performances plus touring shows that keep the 600-seater theatre a truly vibrant and thriving part of the community. Anita Newcombe meets up with Colin to find out more.

Riviera People – Trudi Knapman

Riviera People – Trudi Knapman

Apr 13, 2016 | No Comments

Riviera People – Trudi Knapman, a dedicated follower of fashion

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