Sunday, February 3, 2013
Efforts to help maintain the water vole population of East Devon have been boosted by a new set of volunteers. Read this and more.
WATER RESULT: Efforts to help maintain the water vole population of East Devon have been boosted by a new set of volunteers trained by the district council.
Ten helpers have recently joined a team which checks floating rafts for signs of the animals.
Water voles are making a gradual come back to East Devon thanks to work already undertaken by the project.
Anyone interested in volunteering can call the council’s countryside team on 01395 517557 or e-mail Countryside@eastdevon.gov.uk.
MISSING PENSIONER: Police are concerned about the welfare of a missing 87-year-old man who is known to frequent hospitals in the South West.
Peter Campion, of Plymouth, was last seen on Saturday, January 26, and officers fear he may not be in possession of his medication.
He is described as white, 5ft 7ins tall, with blue eyes, grey short hair and is usually clean shaven.
He is thought to be wearing a suit or blazer with a trilby hat.
Contact police on 101, quoting reference 655 of January 27.
AIRPORT CHARITY: Cancer charity FORCE has been selected for a second year as Exeter Airport’s charity of the year.
The airport will be kicking off a year of events by getting 170 employees to run the length of its runway on March 3. Exeter Airport’s Matt Roach said: “The Runway Fun Run will be a first for Exeter and we anticipate that this will be a great success.”