Notice Board

A public inquiry will be held regarding the Westward Ho! Park Village Green application. It will be held in the Council Chamber at Northam Town Hall, Windmill Lane, Northam, EX39 1BY

Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th December 2016

An evening session may be held on Tuesday evening between
6pm and 8pm

NHS Consultation and Engagement.

We have received notice of a consultation event from the NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group. Sessions are being held on 8th December in Bideford 14.00 - 16.00 at the Caddsdown Business Support Centre and in Barnstaple between 18.30 - 20.30 at the Guildhall. For more information, please contact 01392 267 642, e--mail or visit their website: by clicking here. Below, I have linked to copies of the consultation documents.

The report of the Survey sent out with the Summer Newsletter.

Notice of Conclusion of Audit.

Sponsorship of Benches

Northam Town Council are looking for local people and businesses to sponsor benches in the Town Council area. If you would like to register your interest in sponsoring a bench, please contact the Town Clerk at the Town Hall, Windmill Lane, Northam, EX39 1BY. 01237 474976 or use the contact us page.


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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