Stone flower planter broken by vandals at Sidmouth church

A pair of stone flower planters were pushed over outside Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend.

A pair of stone flower planters were pushed over outside Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend. - Credit: Archant

The incident occurred last weekend where two stone flower planters were pushed over.

A pair of stone flower planters were pushed over outside Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend.

A pair of stone flower planters were pushed over outside Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend. - Credit: Archant

Vandals struck at Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend causing damage to a stone flower planter.

Members of the church found one of the flower urns outside the southern entrance have been broken when they arrived on Sunday morning (August 5).

A second planter had also been pushed over.

The heavy pots had only recently had flowers planted by Sidmouth in Bloom ahead of the visit from national judges.


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Churchwarden Professor Brian Golding, said: “I suspect drunken high spirits late at night.

“We found out Sunday morning, the one that was still in tact we managed to get back on its pedestal.

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“The other one we will have to wait to see if it’s possible to mend.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 quoting crime reference 065515/17.

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