Don't miss a story sign up to Sidmouth Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Writing is on the wall for Sidmouth graffiti vandals

PUBLISHED: 10:58 13 March 2014 | UPDATED: 09:51 14 March 2014

Vandals have left graffiti on the sea wall at the west end of Sidmouth esplenade. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 6131-10-14AW

Vandals have left graffiti on the sea wall at the west end of Sidmouth esplenade. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 6131-10-14AW

Archant

A WARNING has been issued to graffiti vandals who struck twice in the space of a few days in an upmarket Sidmouth suburb and on the beach.

Graffiti on a garage in Bickwell Valley Sidmouth. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 2378-10-14TIGraffiti on a garage in Bickwell Valley Sidmouth. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref shs 2378-10-14TI

The spray-paint-wielding culprits have been warned police take such matters ‘very seriously’.

Offenders have used the cover of darkness to ‘tag’ a garage door in Bickwell Valley and a wall on the seafront.

“It’s very pretty but not the sort of thing that happens around here,” said surprised Bickwell Valley resident Margaret Adams.

“It takes a few seconds for someone to do but a lot of time and public money to remove it,” said Sergeant Andy Squires.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 19:22

Money will be used to fund workshops on financial planning, IT and nutrition

Read more
Yesterday, 11:40

Plans are afoot that could bring thousands of walkers a year to Sidmouth and communities across the cider-producing South West.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:49

Organisers of Sidmouth’s annual Swimathon have thanked participants for going the extra length for a trio of causes.

Read more
Fri, 19:30

Sidmouth Cricket Club has lost one of its best-known and most vociferous supporters following the death of Peter Cooke.

Read more
Fri, 16:30

A lively band that has been getting toes tapping since 1978 will be coming to Sidmouth as the 1st Sid Vale Scouts stage a barn dance at their new HQ.

Read more
Fri, 13:49

‘interpretation boards’ to be placed in Sidmouth, Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Seaton, Budliegh Salterton and Exmouth

Read more
Fri, 12:39

St John’s School bosses have defended its headmaster after a joke he made about dressing up as a character from erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey on World Book Day made national headlines.

Read more
Fri, 11:38

An Ottery group is putting the spotlight on Syria to raise awareness about the war-torn country’s refugees.

Read more
Fri, 09:31

An appeal for information has been issued after 50 dead hens were found dumped in a layby near Ottery.

Read more
Thu, 17:23

Sidmouth’s ‘active and vibrant’ Inner Wheel group celebrated its diamond anniversary this week with a celebratory meal at the Victoria Hotel.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications