Pirates hunt for treasure in Seaton

PUBLISHED: 14:37 08 August 2011

Seaton Pearl Team organised a pirate parade around Seaton on Friday 5th August which ended up at the tram station. Freya Polloni, six. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhs 9846-32-11AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Seaton Pearl Team organised a pirate parade around Seaton on Friday 5th August which ended up at the tram station. Freya Polloni, six. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhs 9846-32-11AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Young buccaneers stage a colourful parade to raise money for the air ambulance

PIRATES took to the streets of Seaton on Friday – to “plunder” cash for a worthy cause.

The young buccaneers were raising money for the Devon Air Ambulance – part of a week of activities in the resort to support the flying medics.

The pirates paraded around the town, led by Captain Chris Seagull - local businessman, Chris Byrne Jones.

After a treasure hunt, involving local shops, they boarded a special tram - The Seaton Pearl – to find more “booty”. Mayor Peter Burrows was also there to award a prize and silver cup to Charlie Board for the best pirate costume.

Organsiers say the event was such a hit they plan to make it an annual one.


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