Notice Board

The Town Council would like to know what matters to you and what their priorities should be for the future. The money we spend is allocated to us each year from the Council Tax that you pay. We would be grateful if you could spend a few minutes completing this survey. Respondents will be entered into a prize draw and the winner will receive a mystery prize. Please make sure you fill in your details at the end of the form. Click below to take part

Notice of Elections

The Returning Officer at Torridge has given notice of the persons nominated for the election of a Town Councillor in the Westward Ho! Ward. Click below to view it.

Manor Passes for Northam Burrows. The Application Forms are now available for the Burrows Manor Passes, click below to download it. Please make sure you read all the information before sending it back to us.


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

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


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