‘Minimal trouble at autumn festivals and more news

PUBLISHED: 07:00 20 November 2011

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There was ‘minimal’ trouble in East Devon during the recent Halloween and firework night celebrations, according to the community safety co-ordinator. Read this and more.

TROUBLE TREND: There was ‘minimal’ trouble in East Devon during the recent Halloween and firework night celebrations, according to community safety co-ordinator Gerry Moore.

There were only five reported incidents of anti-social behaviour across the whole region and none involved complaints relating to Halloween related issues. Mr Moore thanked schools, parents, police, Devon Youth Service and shops. He added: “Hopefully we can maintain this in future years because it will certainly help to improve public confidence, especially among the older members of the community”.

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DIVERS: Speakers from SW Maritime Archaeological Group have asked the Herald to point out they are not salvage divers, as described in an article about their talk at Kennaway House, but maritime archaeologists.

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AWARDS: Representatives from Sid Vale Association, Waitrose, Sidmouth Garden Centre and the Lions Club of Sidmouth, will present awards at this year’s Year 11 Awards Evening for Sidmouth College students on Thursday, December 8 at 7.30pm.

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FAIR: Sidmouth College Choir and Band will perform at Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary’s Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 3.

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