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Job Vacancy – Town Clerk

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Ilfracombe Town Council seeks an organised, independent and adaptable individual to work on behalf of the Town Council in the role of Town Clerk 25 hours per week Salary – within ITC pay range £25,961 to £33,437 (pro rata: 37.5 hours per week), commensurate with experience We are looking for a CiLCA-qualified person who will operate as the most senior …

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Ilfracombe in Bloom win Gold

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It is with great pleasure that we are proud to announce that the Ilfracombe in Bloom team have been awarded a Gold Award in The Sargent Cup as part of the 2017 South West in Bloom Awards. The award it testimony to the amount of hard work, time and effort put in and the Town Council would like to congratulate …

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ITC Maintenance Operative Update

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It was five months ago that Ilfracombe Town Council welcomed Rob Townsend into the newly created role of Town Maintenance Operative. Rob’s main objective is to maintain and enhance Town Council assets and outdoor areas by complementing the existing local authority services. This Ilfracombe Town Council initiative aims to be be proactive in dealing with local issues and areas that …

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Polishing The Lantern

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As part of the ongoing commitment to fully utilise The Lantern, this wonderful building continues to be the focus of much hard work by the Ilfracombe Town Council Facilities Team. The most recent work undertaken has included painting all the walls from floor to ceiling,  painting  the sandstone window frames and sanding, then varnishing the wooden floors. All the carpets …

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Notice of Poll

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North Devon  Election of a Town Councillor for Ilfracombe Central Notice is hereby given that:  A poll for the election of a Town Councillor for Ilfracombe Central will be held on Thursday 21 September 2017, between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm The number of Town Councillors to be elected is one. The names, home addresses and descriptions of the …

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Town Councillor Election date set for 21st September

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Statement of Persons Nominated North Devon Election of a Town Councillor The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as a Town Councillor for Ilfracombe Central   Name of Candidate Home Address Description (if any) Name of Proposer Reason why no longer nominated* COULTER George 1 Quayfield Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9EN Independent O’Callaghan Tara L DUNCOMBE Jim Glengariff, …

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

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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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Electoral Review of North Devon

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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  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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