Seaton store owner ordered to stop the music

PUBLISHED: 22:15 23 April 2010 | UPDATED: 01:10 16 June 2010

A SEATON store owner said he was ordered to stop playing nationalistic music during St George s celebrations by the Environmental Health.

A SEATON store owner said he was ordered to stop playing nationalistic music during St George's celebrations by the Environmental Health.

Chris Byrne-Jones, of Byrne Jones, was playing Beating the Retreat when officers said he was acting 'illegally' as the music went onto the highway.

Mr Byrne-Jones refused to stop playing the music and was told officers would visit at a later date.

He said: "At the end of the day I'm proud to be British and when we have St George's day we should celebrate to."

He said he wanted to liven up the town and mark the occasion.


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