Exmouth police issue appeal to drivers and more news

Exmouth police have issued an appeal to drivers who went across Woodbury Common recently. Read this and more news.

RNLI RESCUE: Exmouth’s RNLI crew recently towed a boat to safety after it broke down offshore.

The nine-metre vessel, with two people aboard, was last week towed to a mooring in Exmouth.

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DRIVER APPEAL: Exmouth police are appealing for the drivers who saw a female cyclist attempting to flag down cars near Woodbury, to get in touch.

Officers said a woman cycling along the B3179, towards Woodbury, on Tuesday October 11, had attempted to flag down two cars at around 10am.

One of the vehicles belonged to a driving school, the police said.

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If you were the drivers of these cars, or have any information to help an on-going enquiry, contact Exmouth police on 101, quoting crime reference KE/11/2664.

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BUSINESS BID: A major campaign to encourage businesses to relocate to Devon has been launched.

The initiative is aimed at a million key businesses leaders in the UK using internet advertising. The campaign by Devon County Council will highlight the region’s ability to host innovative businesses. Councillor Will Mumford, said: “We want to encourage the right businesses to locate to Devon and help to create higher skilled and better paid jobs for local people.”

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BID NOT BACKED: Refurbishment work on the listed Manor Cottage Club has not been supported by town planners.

A previous report in the Journal, dated September 8, incorrectly stated that town councillors had supported the application at 5 St Andrews Road. Civic leaders have backed a bid to re-licence the club.

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