ITC Councillors

George Coulter – Central Ward

George Coulter Acceptance of Office George Coulter Register of Interest Tel: 01271 865537 Mail: george.coulter@yahoo.co.uk

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Netti Pearson – West Ward

I am a Councillor for West Ward and, although I am on no committees, I will play as full a part as I can whilst I am serving on the Council. I have lived in Ilfracombe for nearly 30 years and recently retired from a career in IT. I have volunteered for a number of community ventures and activities in …

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Dan Turton – East Ward

I have lived in Ilfracombe all of my life, passing through all schools and on to work within the town as a Chartered Accountant. My wife runs a care home and I have two children who attend our schools and participate in many local clubs I am passionate about our town and have volunteered with many of its business, youth and sports groups over the years including …

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Richard Courtnadge – East Ward

My wife Lynda and I arrived in Ilfracombe on my 57th birthday 15 years ago. We bought a derelict house, Westaway ( the big white house next to Tunnels Beaches), which we renovated and ran as a successful five star guesthouse for nine years. I sort of retired three years ago and we now live in Larkstone Gardens. ITC has …

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Greg Schofield – Central Ward

I am a Councillor for Central Ward and having lived in North Devon for 12 years and llfracombe for 6 years. I sit on the Finance and General Purposes Committee of the Council and have just joined the Marketing Group, having a particular interest in locaI events and tourism. I am a Solicitor in a local practice and for 11 …

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Kit Leck – Central Ward

I am the Councillor for Central Ward and member of “Staffing” and “Finance and General Purposes Committees”. I am also one of the two ITC representatives on One Ilfracombe.   I am now retired and moved to Ilfracombe about four years ago.  Since then, I have got involved in a variety of community organisations. I am an active member of …

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Val Gates – Central Ward

I am Councillor for the Central ward. I have lived in Ilfracombe for over 12 years and live in Church Road from which my partner and I run our business. One of the original independent directors of One Ilfracombe I want the recent improvements to the town to continue without spoiling the nature or personality of Ilfracombe. I chair the …

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Lee Aston – Central Ward

I am a Councillor for Ilfracombe Central. I sit on the Finance & General Purposes Committee. I am a Councillor Champion for Ilfracombe Works. I also represent the Town Council on the Slade Vision Centre Committee. Ilfracombe is my home town, I live with my wife Marie and our two children, I have worked for my family’s business in the …

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Paul Crabb – East Ward

Councillor for Ilfracombe East Ward. I am a ‘local’, and run a construction and ‘groundworks’ firm in the town. I am currently very active in Devon Area 19 Round Table, and active in Ilfracombe Round Table, an organisation that raises money for local charities. I am keen to contribute to the regeneration of my town. I am a town and …

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Janice Donovan – West Ward

I am elected as a Councillor for Ilfracombe West Ward and have been a Councillor for nearly 20 years and had the honour of serving as Mayor 2006/7. I have lived in Ilfracombe since 1980 and worked at the North Devon District Hospital and the Tyrrell Hospital as a Staff Nurse and then moved to the Warwick Medical Practice where …

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Rodney Donovan – West Ward

Born in Ilfracombe and I was a Councillor in the period 1987 to 91 and was re-elected in 2003. Became Mayor of the Town in 1990 and again in 2010 and on the new Council  I Chair the Finance & General Purposes Committee and the Development Sites Group. I am also Chairman of the Vision Centre Committee at Slade.  Played …

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Mike Edmunds – East Ward

Councillor for Ilfracombe East Ward. I am a former local shop-owner,  a North Devon District councillor and the Devon County Councillor for Ilfracombe. Email mike.edmunds@northdevon.gov.uk Phone: 01271 866169 Mike Edmunds Register of Interest Please also see here.

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Geoff Fowler – West Ward

Councillor for Ilfracombe West Ward I am in the fortunate position of being a Town and District Councillor for Ilfracombe. I am also the Chairman of North Devon Council. I’m strongly behind the proposed Harbour development, and am project leader for that section of the Community Alliance action plan. I am a member of Ilfracombe Rotary Club Email geoff.fowler@hotmail.com Phone: 01271 …

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Bert Gear – Central Ward

Councillor for Ilfracombe Central Ward A ‘local lad’ recently retired after running my own business in the town for over 20 years. I support the harbour and old bus station developments which I see as increasing our town ‘s profile, hopefully bringing in more needed private investment which should benefit the whole town, making it a better place for everyone …

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Frank Pearson – Central Ward

Councillor for Ilfracombe Central Ward Have enjoyed living in Ilfracombe since 1981, was a director of 2 large North Devon companies. After town bankruptcy in 1997 stood and elected to council, 1998/2001 chaired finance committee. In 2000 opened Trans-send – centre for sustainable living, 2001 started Cow Green; 2001 Community Alliance – as chair and vice-chair led the development of …

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George Squires – West Ward

Councillor for Ilfracombe West Ward Born and schooled the other side of the water (the Torridge!). Have taught in the Ilfracombe area since 1973 (now retired). At present Chairman of the England Schools Rugby Union. Keen on the notion that sporting facilities should be available for all facets of our society and believe that the health of a community can …

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