Sidmouth's Top Five: Your Weekly Nub News Roundup

  Posted: 13.09.20 at 12:28 by Joseph Bulmer

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There have been some interesting stories in Sidmouth this week, we found out why a two-seater Spitfire has been seen flying over the town and tragic news emerged that a man had lost his life on the coastal path near Salcombe Hill.

Here at Sidmouth Nub News we like to make your life easier so if you’ve missed any news this week don’t worry.

We have you covered with five of the best stories right here:

1. WATCH: Why a Spitfire has been seen flying over Sidmouth

An iconic WWII Spitfire has been seen flying over Sidmouth over the last week or so leaving many people to ask where it came from.

Nub News has tracked down the aircraft's owners, Boultbee Flight Academy and discovered that 30 minute and 55 minute Spitfire flights are currently being offered from Exeter Airport.

Read more here.

2. UPDATE: Police confirm man found dead on coastal path near Sidmouth

A man sadly died on the South West Coastal Path near Sidmouth on Wednesday, Devon and Cornwall Police has confirmed.

Police were called at around 9.30am on Wednesday to Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth, after 'reports of concern for the welfare of a man'.

Read more here.

3. Connaught Gardens celebrates opening for weddings with wedding fair

Sidmouth's Connaught Gardens will soon be available as a wedding venue and to celebrate a Wedding Open Day will be held in the gardens next weekend.

Read more here.

4. Sidmouth Town Council launches new Visit Sidmouth website

A new high-end website designed to encourage more people to visit Sidmouth has been launched by the town council.

Read more here.

5. Work on the new Alma Bridge in Sidmouth nearing completion

Work on the new Alma Bridge in Sidmouth is nearly finished, but a number of finishing touches still need to be carried out.

Read more here.

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