Tourist information services begins life in new home

PUBLISHED: 17:01 22 August 2019

Tourist Information Service Staff flanked by (L) Steve Gazzard, Town Mayor and (R) Brian Bailey, Deputy Mayor. Picture: John Thorogood

Tourist Information Service Staff flanked by (L) Steve Gazzard, Town Mayor and (R) Brian Bailey, Deputy Mayor. Picture: John Thorogood

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Exmouth's tourist information service has officially moved in to its new home after an official launch party.

Exmouth Town Mayor officially opens the Tourist Information Service L-R Veronica Boatman, Exmouth Town Council; Mary Nash, TIS Volunteer; Steve Gazzard, Town Mayor; Roger Bourgein, Town Crier; Brian Bailey, Deputy MayorExmouth Town Mayor officially opens the Tourist Information Service L-R Veronica Boatman, Exmouth Town Council; Mary Nash, TIS Volunteer; Steve Gazzard, Town Mayor; Roger Bourgein, Town Crier; Brian Bailey, Deputy Mayor

Town mayor Steve Gazzard presided over the launch event held to celebrate relocating from AJs Taxis to dedicated premises at 45a The Strand.

A plaque was unveiled in memory of former mayor Bill Nash who was instrumental in the town council taking over the tourist information service in 2014.

Alan Hill, of AJ's Taxis, was presented with a town council plaque in appreciation of the company housing the tourist information service since 2015.

Members of the town council and tourism business owners attended the opening on Thursday (August 21).

The newly unveiled plaque commemorating todays opening. Picture: John ThorogoodThe newly unveiled plaque commemorating todays opening. Picture: John Thorogood

Veronica Boatman, tourism officer for Exmouth Town Council, said: "I would like to express my gratitude to the amazing team of volunteers who donate their time to provide Exmouth with a Tourist Information Service we can all be proud of.

"It is because of this wonderful group of people that Exmouth has a sustainable tourist information service for the future."

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