Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: Devon

“No better life”: David Rowland Jr on fairgrounds, family and the future

David Rowland Jr Fairgrounds Family Future
David Rowland Jr has told Devon Live of his dedication to the life of a travelling showman, as the eighth-generation funfair operator looks ahead to a positive 2021.

Carousel Amusements gets serious – again – about plastic waste

Carousel Amusements Westward Ho!
An amusements operator in Devon has stumped up once again to help cut down on plastic pollution on the British coast, by commissioning a local artist to create a sculpture of a fish.

Ocean proves value of varied entertainment

Ocean Exmouth varied entertainment
The continued success of Ocean, Exmouth, has reiterated the importance of locally-focused family entertainment options at the seaside, with the East Devon..

Parkin brings crazy golf back to Exmouth seafront

Exmouth Leisure
It had been thought that one Devon resort had seen the last of one of holidaymakers’ favourite seaside attractions. Thanks to Exmouth Leisure Amusement’s Harry Parkin, it will return in time for the summer holidays. In Exmouth amusements operator has brought crazy golf back to the resort’s seafront to provide continuity and keep footfall flowing to the area. Harry Parkin, owner...

Devon beset by Hitchcockian avian assault

Coinslot - Devon birds
Devon council are stepping into the fray in an attempt to save the area from a Hitchcock-esque nightmare following a number of bird attacks.   Not quite your classic movie hero trope, the district council of east Devon, which includes the popular Exmouth and Sidmouth resorts is introducing a £80 fine to ward off people feeding seagulls. The pecuniary matter comes as...