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Co-Option of Town Councillor

The Town Council has a vacancy for 1 Co-Opted Councillor to join us.

This role will give you an opportunity to get involved with a number of exciting projects and interests within the community of Great Torrington.  If you are passionate about the town, prepared to roll your sleeves up and get involved, have at least one of the qualifications below we would be excited to invite you to submit a written application outlining why you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor and what you believe you can bring to the role for consideration.   

  1. I am registered as a local government elector for the parish; or
  2. 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
  3. My principal or only place of work during those twelve months has been in the parish; or
  4. 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.

Our most recently appointed councillor, Cllr Dave Parish says; “I am proud to have been a Town councillor for 7 months now and have immensely enjoyed the experience and learned much in the process.

It has been a pleasure to work with a truly dedicated team who contribute to make Great Torrington a ‘Great’ place to live.

There so much more we can do. Be part of the future, ‘Come and join us.”

For further information please see the Town Council’s website or give the Town Clerk, Karen Chapman a call on 01805 626135

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 30th July 2022

Karen Chapman, Town Clerk