Beautiful Days Festival revellers pulled out all the stops, with a host of colourful and creative costumes, dressing as pirates, mermaids, sailors, fish and crustaceans and a host of seaside treasures, embracing the festival’s 2017 Rock the Boat theme.
Paul Jones, chief executive of the First Federation, which oversees 13 primary schools across Devon, including Brixington Academy, Exmouth, and Lady Seaward’s, in Clyst St George, has retired after 42 years of working in the county.
A man was attacked in Exmouth town centre; he was repeatedly punched in the face, prompting police to appeal for witnesses to come forward with information. If you can help, call 101 and quote crime number CR/067694/17.
Boat users are being urged to make sure their on-board safety systems are working befeore taking to the water. The message comes from Exmouth RNLI; the crew said it could have located a stricken vessel faster had the boat’s VHF radio system been connected.