Boat stolen from Exmouth beach and more news

Exmouth police are keen to trace the culprit who stole a boat from Shelly Beach docks earleir this month. Read this and more.

TACKLING ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR: You do not have to suffer in silence – that is the message from Exmouth police to residents affected by anti-social behaviour.

Littleham Police Community Support Officer Malcolm Maguire said residents living in Mountain Close – an area recently plagued with crime and anti-social behaviour – had reported a drop in trouble, thanks to police intervention.

PCSO Maguire said currently one Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) was in place in Littleham, which was due to expire in December.

“That person is not coming to our attention and that’s positive,” said PCSO Maguire. “People don’t have to suffer in silence.”


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BOAT STOLEN: Exmouth police are keen to trace the culprit who stole a boat from Shelly Beach docks some time between 9am on Thursday, November 3, and 9.30am the following day.

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Officers said the grey and blue motorised fishing boat bore the name Tacker in black writing on both sides of the vessel. The outward motor had also recently been changed.

If you have any information about the crime, or know the whereabouts of the vessel, contact police community support officer Chris Ball on 101, quoting crime reference KE/11/2880.

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ESTUARY SEARCH: Reports of a red flare being seen in the sky above the Exe estuary sparked an investigation by Exmouth coastguard officers on Saturday night.

The Brixham coastguard operation room tasked Exmouth’s coastguards shortly before 9pm.

A coastguard spokesman said: “After a thorough search, nothing untoward was found.”

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FUNDRAISER: Littleham in Bloom is gearing up for its coffee morning at 10.30am on Saturday, November 26, at the village hall.

Locally-made handicrafts, a cake stall and raffle will help raise funds to buy plants for next year’s summer displays.

The self-funding group has been busy over the past few weeks removing the last of the summer displays, to make way for winter planting.

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