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Vacancy for a Town Beadle

Great Torrington Town Council is active in keeping the traditions of the town alive, one of those traditions is to have a small team of civic role holders which includes a Beadle, Town Crier and Mace Bearers. Their role is to support the Council at various functions throughout the year. We currently have a vacancy within the team for a Town Beadle.

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

In order to carry out the role of Beadle, you would need a car, be willing to obtain the appropriate insurance and be happy to drive the Mayor & Mayoress/Consort to functions etc. The Beadle is provided with a mileage allowance, a small honorarium, plus a uniform. Some of the duties will involve evening and weekend work. This vacancy is open to both men and women.

If you are interested in being the Beadle for Great Torrington Town Council, give us a call on 01805 626135 or contact us by email: before Tuesday 15th August 2023.