NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Two Public Meetings will held regarding the planned closure of hospital services at North Devon Hospital. The meetings will take place at Northam Hall on Wednesday 4th January 2017 at 7pm and at the Kinglsey Hall, Westward Ho! on Thursday 5th January 2017 at 2pm. Both meetings will feature two speakers and the posters will be distrubuted around the Town Council area. You can also view the posters by clicking below, please feel free to print them off and display them to spread the word!
The report of the Survey sent out with the Summer Newsletter.
Welcome To Northam Town Council
Northam Town Council is responsible for the wards of Northam, Westward Ho!, Appledore and Orchard Hill. We will try to provide up to date information for parishioners and the website will be regularly updated with current information. Please visit often as we increase the information available.
The Town Council is served by four wards, with councillors elected every four years, six serving Northam, four at Appledore, and two at Westward Ho! and Orchard Hill. The next scheduled elections are in 2019. For more information about your local councillors please vist the Councillors page. Each ward has its own distinct flavour with shops, restaurants and many visitor attractions.
The Town Council meets in full on the last Wednesday of each month and a number of committees meet on a regular basis throughout each month. Vist the Meetings page for more information.
Devon County Council and Torridge District Council are the principal authorities that serve the area. Torridge District Council is responsible for environmental health, revenue collection, planning, the provision of leisure services, licensing, community and environment, within the district of Torridge, the District Council also collects refuse. There are 6 members that represent Northam Town Council from a total of 36 District Council members. For further information on Torridge District Council services visit www.torridge.gov.uk
Devon County Council covers the whole of Devon, except for Plymouth and Torbay which have ‘unitary’ councils responsible for both District and County functions. DCC has 62 Councillors in total, of which 1 represents Northam Town Council and is currently Councillor Andrew Eastman. DCC’s main responsibilities are education, libraries, social services, highways, waste disposal, and trading standards. For further information on Devon County Council Services visit www.devon.gov.uk