Ed Brooks

‘Mum and dad were living in their first house, in Crewkerne, when I was born in 1975. Soon after, they moved to Wootton Fitzpaine in the Marshwood Vale, where they rented Dairy Farm House. When I was two, they bought Read more »

Up Front 02/07

Selling newspapers on the back of celebrity misery is nothing new. Whether the tabloid need to drag someone though the mud for falling over outside a pub is a reflection of what society is really interested in, or whether it is something that tabloids have created will continue to be debated.

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Sir John Colfox

I was born in London, but that was not my fault, in 1924. My parents moved into Symondsbury Manor when I was a few months old. My two younger sisters followed, also born in London. I remember my Mother returning Read more »

Caroline Collett

Ron Frampton met Caroline Collett at her home in Lyme Regis. This is Caroline’s story: ‘I was born in Bradford in 1962 and christened at Bradford Cathedral, where my parents had married six years before. My mother’s family can be Read more »

Hugh Clark MC

Penny Johnstone met Hugh Clark MC, at his home in Crewkerne.  This is Hugh’s story: ‘Fourth of five boys, I was born in 1923 in Chingford, Essex, as was Mary, my wife. However, her grandfather had a tailoring business in Read more »