Saturday, August 18, 2012
Exmouth RNLI is giving people the chance to take a look inside the seafront lifeboat station when the charity throws open its doors. Read this and more.
SCOOTER APPEAL: Exmouth police are appealing for help in tracing two teenagers spotted pushing a mobility scooter towards a seafront beauty spot.
Officers said two male youths, aged around 14 to 16, were seen pushing the vehicle towards Gunfield Gardens at around 8.30pm on Wednesday, August 8.
Officers are keen to identify the youths and speak to them, and are asking anyone with information to get in touch.
A Devon and Cornwall police spokesperson said: “The mobility scooter was taken without consent and we are wishing to identify both males.”
If you can help police call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number KE/12/1846.
OPEN DAY: Exmouth RNLI is giving people the chance to take a look inside the seafront lifeboat station when the charity throws open its doors on Saturday, August 25.
Visitors are welcome at the annual open day from 10am until 4pm. Serving members of the lifeboat crew will talk about their experiences and roles as a volunteer. In the afternoon the crew of the inshore lifeboat will put on an exercise for visitors, subject to the weather and availability.
An RNLI spokeswoman said: “Visitors will be able to learn about the environmentally friendly building, which boasts under-floor geothermal heating, solar panels and automatic light sensors to keep running costs low.”
Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton RNLI fundraising guild will be running various stalls on the day. Volunteers from the RNLI Exmouth Sea Safety team and RNLI lifeguards will be on hand to offer advice.