Youngsters take to seafront for skate jam

13:30 10 April 2014

Douglas Evans performing at the Scooter and BMX Jam on Port Royal on Saturday. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 3547-15-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Douglas Evans performing at the Scooter and BMX Jam on Port Royal on Saturday. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 3547-15-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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A SCOOTER and BMX ‘jam’ aimed at forging links with hard-to-reach youngsters has been dubbed ‘an outstanding success’ by Sidmouth police.

Bradley Lock won the scooter limbo competition at the Scooter and BMX Jam on Port Royal on Saturday. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 3535-15-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24Bradley Lock won the scooter limbo competition at the Scooter and BMX Jam on Port Royal on Saturday. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 3535-15-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Sergeant Andy Squires said Saturday’s scooter and BMX event at the Ham proved effective for engaging with a number of ‘at risk’ children and attracted more than 100 people.

It raised £150 for the scouts and spurred him on to plan another event, this time reaching out to families with a fun day at Stowford Community Centre over the summer.

Check out the centre spread in tomorrow’s Herald for more pictures.

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