A spokesperson for the Royal Marines Association said: “On behalf of the recipients of the donations of the proceeds of Armed Forces Day 2017 the Royal Marines Association, Exmouth branch, we would like to thank the people of Exmouth for their generous giving on the day.
Charities and youth groups benefit from the annual event with cash awards
The Journal has learned jailed paedophile Adrian ‘Tommy’ Dance – who used a mixture of fear, threats to kill, violence and manipulation to rape and sexually abuse girls as young as 11 – remains in custody. ‘No decision’ had been made about any early release to Exmouth or Budleigh Salterton, which his victims feared was sanctioned last month.
Lionel and Judith Howell, of Bidmead, Littleham, Exmouth, marked their milestone anniversary with family and friends at the Swans Nest, Exminster, celebrating 50 years of marriage, tying the knot on September 30, 1967.
Devon and Corrnwall Police are investigating an attack on a teenage girl in Nelson Drive by a man and a woman and are appealing for witnesses, or anyone with information, to come forward. Police said the teenager suffered a ‘minor injury’ of a small cut to the lip.
Nathan Thompson, an Exmouth RGB Building Supplies worker, was part of a team who raised £6,551 for the Rainy Day Trust and Teenage Cancer Trust by driving across Europe in an old banger as part of the Pavestone Rally.
“It has been recently reported that some dogs are eating a type of mushroom that grows on Woodbury Common and is potentially fatal to dogs if consumed in large quantities.” East Devon District Council has issued a warning to dog walkers.
Exmouth Community Larder is appealing for extra volunteers. Help is needed to sort food and bag it up for clients, work in the stockroom, food deliveries, meet new clients and discuss their needs. Currently volunteers help out either on a Monday or Friday.
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.