Banners will be back in Seaton

PUBLISHED: 09:00 21 January 2009 | UPDATED: 22:55 15 June 2010

Thanks to the generosity of the local community, Seaton's banners can once again be displayed along the Esplanade. Chris Chapple, of Seaton Chandlery, Axmouth Harbour, was so concerned to read in the press of Seaton Town Council's decision not to meet the

Thanks to the generosity of the local community, Seaton's banners can once again be displayed along the Esplanade.Chris Chapple, of Seaton Chandlery, Axmouth Harbour, was so concerned to read in the press of Seaton Town Council's decision not to meet the annual cost of displaying the town's seafront banners that he immediately contacted the Seaton Visitor Centre Trust and offered to pay the £350 from his own pocket. Mr Chapple, who organises the annual crabbing competition for children during carnival week, is a keen supporter of the youth of the town. He was appalled to think that the community might not be able to enjoy seeing the banners again. In particular, he wanted to ensure that the young people's work, which has been such a source of pride for the town, continues to be recognised and acknowledged.The Trust then received a call from Seaton Lions, whose members also wanted to help. Now, as a result of their generosity and pride in the town, the banners are secure for the next two years. The Trust would like to thank both supporters for ensuring the project continues. Heather SanhamSeaton Visitor Centre Trust


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