Vandals target car in Sidmouth and other news

Criminal damage was inflicted on a car parked in Ascerton Road, Sidmouth. Read this and more.

CAR DAMAGED: Criminal damage was inflicted on a car parked in Ascerton Road, Sidmouth, between 10pm on Monday (March 5) and 8am on Tuesday (March 6).

Police want to hear from anybody with any information and can be contacted on 101, crime reference: KS/12/131.


NAME GAME: Sidmouth town councillors welcomed a decision to name apartments, that will replace the Fortfield Hotel, as Sandtion - and their gardens after Annie Leigh Browne.

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Civic leaders briefly discussed the subject at their full meeting this week. They had suggested Annie Leigh Browne Court as a title last month.

Councillor Graham Liverton missed those talks, but said on Monday night: “Well done. Had I been here I’d have suggested Folly’s Corner.”

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MOUNTIES: Star attraction at this year’s Devon County Show is the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who will perform their popular musical ride twice a day at the show - May 17-19 - held at Westpoint, Exeter. They were last in Devon 12 years ago.

Show secretary Ollie Allen said: “This is a real coup for the show. Devon is the only place they will appear in the UK apart from in HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant.”

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