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Opportunity for Voluntary Role Holder (Macebearer) at the Town Council

We currently have a vacancy for the role of Macebearer to the Town Council.  This role is undertaken on a voluntary basis, with a small honorarium paid.  A brief explanation of duties is set out below, but please contact the Town Council if you would like further information, or would like to discuss further.

Mace Bearer

A Mace Bearer accompanies the Town’s Mayor to civic events to ensure that the Mayor has “free passage” of the town.  The events are currently, May Fair, the Mayor’s Civic Ceremony and the Remembrance Parade and Service. The Mace Bearer will carry a mace whilst on duty and a uniform will be provided.  The Council currently has one Mace Bearer and is seeking to appoint a second.

Please can you provide a written application to include why you think you would be suitable for the role you. Applications for this post should be no more than one side of A4 paper.

For further information or to discuss further please contact the Town Clerk on 01805 626135 or by email:

Please forward applications to Great Torrington Town Council, Castle Hill, Great Torrington, EX38 8AA or by email to  to be received no later than Friday 28th October 2022.

Karen Chapman, Town Clerk