Welcome to Ilfracombe Town Council

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What coronavirus means for Ilfracombe, what plans are being put in place to keep people healthy, how local organisations are working together, the latest official advice and information plus how YOU can help by volunteering to help the vulnerable members of YOUR community.

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Our guidance is correct as of 2oth May 2020 2:53pm

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.

News & Events

Volunteers Week

June 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. During the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a major focus on supporting volunteers to take on [...]


May 12th, 2020|0 Comments

UPDATED -21st May 2020 ROPERY ROAD CAR PARK WILL BE CLOSED EVERY FRIDAY & TUESDAY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. All vehicles must be moved by 9pm the night before. A Covid 19 Swab Hub will be [...]

Light up Verity Blue

May 11th, 2020|0 Comments

Between 8 and 9 pm on Tuesday 12th May Ilfracombe’s iconic Verity will be lit up blue in honour of our brilliant NHS and local carers. Floodlights from the Pier car park will wash [...]

Ilfracombe Town Council Grants 2020/21

May 4th, 2020|0 Comments

From period costumes to ‘wet and wild kayaking’ – Ilfracombe Town Council continues to support more local causes Ilfracombe Town Council (ITC) is supporting a diverse range of projects from local groups by grant [...]


March 15th, 2020|0 Comments

The Planning Meeting that was due to take place tomorrow night (Monday 16th March) has been postponed.

CANCELLED – Annual Town Meeting – 2020

February 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Notification to all electors in the Parish of Ilfracombe ANNUAL TOWN MEETING To be held in the Council Chamber, The Ilfracombe Centre High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QB. Tuesday 31st March 2020 7.00pm – [...]

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.

It is the 3rd tier of Local Government after Devon County Council and North Devon District Council and deals only with the Town of Ilfracombe.

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 CommitteePlanning 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).

The council also owns both The Lantern Centre and the Ropery Road Car Park.

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