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The choirboy and the Nazi Mercedes

A visit to Newton Abbot by the armoured car once owned by Hitler’s right hand man is among the memories of the town to emerge from the Newton’s Place museum and community space project.

Free heritage events on offer in Newton Abbot

Architectural tours of Newton Abbot are set to feature in a programme of free events this September as part of the national Heritage Open Days 2018 initiative, England’s favourite and biggest heritage event.

The Whole Picture

Members of the Newton Abbot Photographic Club have volunteered their time to produce an official archive.

Lego reward for artistic Ryan


Newton Abbot youngster Ryan Mugford has received an unexpected summer gift courtesy of the Newton’s Place project and the Mid-Devon Advertiser.

Brownie designers get busy

As part of the Newton’s Place project, we have involved several groups with the design of two giant banners for the front of the new building.

150 people take part in glass making workshops

When we wrote our first round bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund for the Newton’s Place project, we imagined interesting and creative ways in which we could connect local people with the town’s history.

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