Hand bag stolen in Budleigh and more news

A hand bag was stolen from a Budleigh Salterton nursing home. Read this and more.

ASSAULT: An offender was reprimanded by police following an assault in Granary Lane on October 1.


BIKE DAMAGE: A motorcycle was damaged while parked in Deepways, over night on Friday, October 14, to Saurday, October 15. If you have any information call 101, quoting crime ref: KE/11/2699.


ELF FUND RAISER: Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir and Bristol Male Voice Choir have been thanked for their role in raising �1,048 on behalf of Exeter Leukaemia Fund (ELF).

The event took place at the Tower St Methodist Church last weekend and Leo Wilson of ELF said: “Many thanks for their splendid concert to help with the care of patients here in the South West.

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In excess of 170 people enjoyed a rousing concert when the two choirs combined. “We wish to thank all who contributed in anyway.”


DRUGS: A man was caught by police in possession of a class C drug in Rolle Road.


MISSING PLATES: Residents and parishoners are being urged to return plates, crockery and cutlery to the Peter Hall kitchen.

Sally Rogers said: “If you have borrowed anything and perhaps forgotten to return them, will you now please do so.”


BAG THEFTS: A hand bag was stolen from a local nursing home between June 6 and September 29.

In a separate incident a purse was stolen from a vehicle between September 28 and October 11. Crime ref: KE/11/2614.

And on Friday, October 21 between 12am and 3pm a handbag was stolen from a restaurant. Enquiries are on-going. Crime reference number: KE/11/2750. Call 101 if you can help.


MESSY APPEAL: Organisers of a new style of church for children and their parents are appealing for DIY equipment.

An organiser said: “The boys who go to the Messy Church want something a bit more masculine than the things presently available.

If anyone, who no longer does, or is able to do DIY, has a Black & Decker Workmate at the back of their garage gathering dust, it would find a good home with Messy Church.”

The Messy Church is at The Peter Hall, 3.30pm to 5.30pm every second Thursday of the month.


CAR THEFT: A vehicle parked in a private car park off Fore Street was stolen. Enquiries are on-going. The theft occurred between September 28 and October 11.

If you can help, call 101, quoting crime ref: KE/11/2669.


FOOTBALL CLUB ASSAULT: Police are investigating an alleged assault at the football club in Greenway Lane on Tuesday, October 18.

Enquiries are on-going. If you can help call 101 quoting crime reference number: KE/11/2730.


POSTMAN BITTEN: A postman doing his rounds was bitten by a dog on October 14. Police are investigating. If you have information please call 101 quoting crime reference number: KE/11/2733.