Littering costs woman �250 and more news

An Ottery woman will have to pay more than �250 after dropping a cigarette butt in public. Read this and more.

LITTER: An Ottery woman will have to pay more than �250 after dropping a cigarette butt in public. Susan Smith, 52, of Bridge Field, was seen dropping the butt in Eastgate in Exeter last June, and walking away. She was sent a fixed penalty notice, but did not respond to it. Magistrates sitting in Exeter fined her �100, and ordered her to pay �140 costs with a �15 victim surcharge.

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BOWLS: Ottery Short Mat Bowls club is holding an open evening for locals to have a go at the game free of charge on Monday, February 13 at 7pm in the Institute. All people need top bring is a pair of trainers or soft, flat shoes as bowls and other equipment will be supplied, including refreshments.

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TALK: The first of two Ottery Men’s Forum talks in February takes place on Wednesday in the Institute from 3pm to 4pm. The talk is by Mr D Pepper who will speak about ‘A Child’s Life in the 1920s-30s’.