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Honorary Freewoman of the Town and Parish

Cllr M. Brown

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that the title of Honorary Freewoman of the Town and Parish of Great Torrington is being awarded to Councillor Margaret Brown.

This honorary title is given in recognition of Councillor Brown’s long and eminent service as both a Town and District Councillor and was awarded by a unanimous decision at an Extraordinary Meeting of the full council held in October 2022.

Councillor Brown has dedicated herself to representing many causes in the interest of Great Torrington and its’ residents for many years.  She became a Town Councillor in 1997, a District Councillor in 1999 and during her time serving on both the town and district councils, Councillor Brown has been Mayor of Great Torrington four times and Chair of Torridge District Council four times.

We hope the community of Great Torrington will join with us in congratulating Councillor Brown on receiving this prestigious award.