O’yez! O’yez! Town Crier Assistant Wanted


Roy Goodwin has been the Ilfracombe Town Crier since 1992 and his achievements as an ambassador for Ilfracombe, whilst competing in various competitions around the UK and abroad, including the world championships, can not be underestimated. Now Roy is looking to the future and is seeking an assistant Town Crier to eventually assume the role in Ilfracombe before he retires. …

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Notice of Election of a Town Councillor

Notice of vacancy of councillor Ilfracombe Central Ward

An election is to be held for one Town Councillor for Ilfracombe Central. 1.   Forms of nomination can be obtained from: The Ilfracombe Town Clerk  – Ilfracombe Centre, 44 High Street, Ilfracombe, EX34 9QB The Returning Officer – Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG The Returning Officer will at the request of an elector for any electoral area …

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Electoral Review of North Devon


The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is carrying out an electoral review of North Devon Council. The review will draw new council ward boundaries across North Devon. The Commission has also announced that the council should have 41 councillors in future: two fewer than it currently has. Now they are asking for evidence about YOUR local area to …

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League of Friends of the Tyrrell Hospital


The League of Friends of the Tyrrell Hospital Ilfracombe  have been running since 1972 and are effectively the “Guardians of the Tyrrell Hospital”. The members of the league willingly give up their time to raise funds to support clinics with new equipment and items that are not funded by the NHS. Ilfracombe Town Council are pleased to announce that the League have …

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North Devon Blog on Ilfracombe


A blog featuring Ilfracombe has been published by Visit North Devon and Exmoor as part of their “A Local’s Guide to…” series. The article contains information ranging from where to shop, eat, drink and what to see can be viewed by clicking on the image of the harbour.

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Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

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Parish of Ilfracombe Central Notice is hereby given that due to the non attendance of Cllr Noel Grummitt, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council. If by 7 August 2017 (14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing …

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Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day Flag and logo

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. There are many ways for people, communities and organisations across the country to show their support and these can be found on the Armed Forces Day website. Locally …

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Ilfracombe Town Council introduces its new Town Maintenance Operative

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Ilfracombe Town Council (ITC) has introduced a new role and new member to their staff; Rob Townsend, Town Maintenance Operative. Rob joined the Council on 2nd May. His main objective will be to maintain and enhance the Town Council assets and outdoor areas and he is the ideal man for the job with a wealth of experience, knowledge and a …

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From Victorian Parades to Pre-school Gardens, Blooming Baskets to Community Mini-Buses – Ilfracombe Town Council supports more local causes


Ilfracombe Town Council (ITC) is supporting a diverse range of projects from local groups by grant funding in 2017.  Over £18,000 has been awarded under the grants process for the year 2017/18 to local community organisations to help them carry out their work or buy much-needed equipment. Organisations benefitting from this funding include the Tourist Information Centre, Ilfracombe in Bloom, …

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Ilfracombe Town Council Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Civic year 2017/2018


Ilfracombe Town Council have re-elected Cllr Paul Crabb as Mayor and Cllr Val Gates as Deputy Mayor at the full Town Council meeting held on 13th March. Both councillors have been in their post for nearly a year and with no other nominations, members congratulated them and gave their best wishes and support for the next 12 months. The Mayor …

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Drain Clearance Update


The additional drain cleaning that Ilfracombe Town Council has been able to provide (via an award of grant funding) has now been completed. Over 70 drains have been cleaned and emptied in the town. The only drains that have not been cleaned that were on the prepared list were ones indicated in Cambridge Grove and St Peters Terrace. These drains …

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Ilfracombe Spring Into Action


  Throughout March, local groups and services are coming together to offer a range of activities and taster sessions, encouraging Ilfracombe residents to try something new and improve their health & wellbeing. Join us on Wednesday 1 March, 2-8pm at The Lantern and help launch a month of Spring into Action. For more information and to get involved, go to: …

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Pride In Ilfracombe


Just a quick reminder the closing date for nominations for this year’s Pride In Ilfracombe Awards is Tuesday 14 February. Nominations must be made via a nomination form available on our website or at The Ilfracombe Centre.

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FREE DANCE CLASSES FOR OVER 50’S!!! Thursday afternoon jiggle and wiggle about with Rebecca Jeffery – african, flamenco, samba. 1:30 – 3:30 – it’s not 2 hours of dance we have built in some coffee, chatting, lie down and recover time     NOW IN THE LANTERN CENTRE!!!  

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