Mill St residents will get the same service as the rest of Torridge.  Residents will be given a weekly food waste caddy and, instead of a green wheelie bin for green waste, will be given a hessian bag to use because the raised pavement means that the green wheelie bins cannot be collected and emptied efficiently. Residents can start signing up for the optional green waste service now, which will be the same annual charge of £35, which is for the collection and disposal of the waste rather than for the wheelie bin.

Thursday, 15 March 2018 20:34

Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 20:13

Advert for Town Beadle

The Great Torrington Town Council helps to keep the traditions of the town alive. One of the traditions is to have a Beadle, Town Crier and Mace Bearers to support the Council at various functions. The position of Beadle has recently become available.

Duties include accompanying the Mayor to various functions as well as taking part in events within the town.

A Beadle must have a car and be willing to drive the Mayor & Mayoress/Consort to functions etc. The Beadle is provided with a mileage allowance, a small honorarium plus a uniform.

Some duties will involve evening and weekend work. This vacancy is open to both men and women.

Please click "Read More" for application form below.  Closing Date and time for applications is 12 Noon on Thursday 5th April 2018.  Interviews will be held soon thereafter.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 20:08

Town Tidy Up Day

With Mayfair soon approaching, we all want Great Torrington to look it’s best. So in conjunction with Great Torrington Town Council, I am organising a town tidy up day on the 28th of April. The main focus will be on the town centre, I am hoping small groups could also focus on other parts of the town such as the car park and the various entrances to the town to ensure we are showing our Town off at it’s very best! Shops can get involved by perhaps ensuring their frontage is looking it’s best. I will be writing letters with more information in due course but I hope you will all get involved and make Great Torrington look it’s very best for the most important day in our calendar.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch on

Many thanks

Keeley Allin. 

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 21:08

Report a Problem



Do you have a problem with Blocked Drains or Flooding, wish to report a Pothole or Overgrown Vegetation, having problems with a Faulty Street Light or Broken Manhole Cover? items such as these and many others can be reported direct to the relevant department by clicking the following link and then choosing the option you require:-