“To be the most healthy, prosperous, friendly, forward-looking and characterful seaside town in the South West; right-sized, sustainable and attractive to modern businesses of diverse type and size, to tourists and to residents.”
We hope this site provides you with an understanding of the work and services provided by Ilfracombe Town Council alongside information relating to Ilfracombe itself.
As a forward looking town and Council we greatly appreciate your views so whether you need to report a problem, tell us about an event, give feedback on this site, or contact us about any aspect of our work please feel free to get in touch.
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Nominate NOW for the Pride in Ilfracombe Awards 2020 Above: YOUR Pride in Ilfracombe Winners 2019 It's that time of year again when we want to hear about YOUR nominations for [...]
Hillside, Ilfracombe. Road Closure 19-20 February 2020 DCC will be carrying out essential highway maintenance works on behalf of Devon County Council on the 19 February for 2x Days. To enable us to carry out [...]
Ilfracombe Town Council was created in 1974 as the successor to the Ilfracombe Urban District Council. The council is based in the Ilfracombe Centre which located in the heart of the High Street.
The Town itself is split into 2 Wards; East and West, represented by 18 councillors. The ward boundaries can be found for East by clicking here and for West here . The details of the councillors who represent them can also be viewed on the Ilfracombe Town Councillors webpage.
The Town Mayor is Chairman of the Council; she is also the Civic Head of Ifracombe, representing the Town at many civic and other functions.
The Full Town Council meets on the second Monday of each month, with the Staffing Committee, Planning Committee and the Finance & General Purpose Committee meeting on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Monday of the month respectively. Meetings are held in the Council Chamber, The Ilfracombe Centre, usually starting at 7pm. (Meetings dates and times are subject to change at the discretion of the Council).