Monday, 11 December 2017 20:36

The Big Sing

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Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:15

Vacancy for Co-Opted Councillor

We currently have vacancy for 1 Co-Opted Councillor to join the other Council Members of Great Torrington Town Council.

The Town Council therefore invites written applications outlining why you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor and what you believe you can bring to the role for consideration.    

Applicants must meet at least one of the qualifications set out below:  

a) I am registered as a local government elector for the parish; or

b) I have, during the whole of the twelve months preceding the date of my co-option, occupied as owner or tenant, land or other premises in the parish; or

c) My principal or only place of work during those twelve months has been in the parish; or

d) I have during the whole of the twelve months preceding the date of my co-option resided in the parish or within 3 miles of it.

Applications should be no more than one side of A4 paper.

Please forward applications to Great Torrington Town Council, Castle Hill, Great Torrington, EX38 8AA or by email to  to be received no later than Thursday 21st December 2017.

M.A. Tighe, Town Clerk


Tuesday, 14 November 2017 09:00

Christmas Free Parking Information

Sydney House Car Park ONLY

Free on Saturdays 9th, 16th and 23rd December 2017 (mornings funded by Great Torrington Town Council, already free after midday). 

Free all day Friday 22nd December 2017

Please note, Torridge District Council has also confirmed its “Free Parking Day” across Torridge District Car Parks as Saturday 2nd December, all car parks in the Torridge District Area will be free on this day only.