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Shoppers’ guide signs to boost business

15:51 05 June 2014

Budleigh Salterton Town Clerk Jo Vanstone is pictured with Budleigh in Business treasurer Mike Clarke and one of the new signs that will show visitors where each shop is located. The sign they are holding is located on the outside wall of the Public Hall. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exb 3936-23-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Budleigh Salterton Town Clerk Jo Vanstone is pictured with Budleigh in Business treasurer Mike Clarke and one of the new signs that will show visitors where each shop is located. The sign they are holding is located on the outside wall of the Public Hall. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exb 3936-23-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Visitors to Budleigh Salterton will now be able to find out what the town has to offer as soon as they step off the bus or out of their cars thanks to a local business group.

Budleigh in Business has put up signs featuring its shoppers’ guide, which maps out stores and amenities in the town, at Upper Station Road, Rolle Mews and Lime Kiln car parks, as well as on the side of the Public Hall.

The guide started out being distributed in leaflet form – which it still is – but can now also be seen easily by anyone using the car parks and the Public Hall bus stop.

The signs also feature a link which visitors can scan with their phone to download an electronic version of the guide.

Budleigh in Business has paid for the signs themselves, with funding for the installation coming from Devon County Council and Budleigh Salterton Town Council, and assistance also coming from East Devon District Council, who runs the car parks, and district councillor Tom Wright.

Budleigh in Business treasurer Mike Clarke said: “It’s really good that we have been able to deliver something for the town.”

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