The Axminster Remembers project is working with older residents and young people to record and celebrate people’s memories of World War Two.
Action East Devon has received a Heritage Lottery grant to deliver a reminiscence project in Axminster and the surrounding area. Axminster Remembers has captured local people’s memories of life in the area during World War Two.
Betty lived in Axminster during the war, she came down with her family from Essex. When she heard the broad Devonian accent for the first time, she wasn't sure if she would ever understand the locals!