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  • Regatta alcohol ban call

    September 17 2012

    An outspoken businessman is calling for a regatta open-air booze ban after he claimed the huge celebrations left Dartmouth looking like a war scene from the film Gladiator.
    Johnny Chick warned that Royal Avenue Gardens was turned into a mini rubbish dump as the regatta celebrations came to a violent end.
    Police reported a series of fights and assaults as the event drew to a close on the Saturday night.
    The town’s business forum is planning to question regatta organisers over possible changes in future.