Calls to bring back Sidmouth’s iconic deckchairs - Latest Sidmouth and Ottery News - Sidmouth Herald (14 June)
Sidmouth seafront without deckchairs as concession operator quits | Devon Live (15 June)
Sadness as Sidmouth remains without deckchairs as town council looks into taking the concession on | Devon Live (29 June)
At the time, the Town Clerk made a very pertinent observation:
Could deckchairs be offered for free in Sidmouth?
Could deckchairs be offered for free in Sidmouth? - Latest Sidmouth and Ottery News - Sidmouth Herald
The Town Clerk is referring to beach huts
Futures Forum: East Devon beach huts: "If they are losing 26 per cent, and next year want another 50 per cent rent increase, it only goes to show it was a very bad decision in the first place."
Futures Forum: The East Devon beach hut story: very much in the news
... and a deal done with Beer last year:
Futures Forum: Transferring assets from the District Council >>> >>> >>> It would be easier for the village to give more to tourists and keep them in the area if the council had control of assets
As the District Council says:
Beer beach - East Devon