Latest News Updates!

STAGECOACH ANNOUNCE NORTH DEVON BUS SURGERIES. Drop-in surgeries announced to gather feedback on North Devon bus network. Each surgery will run from 10am and 2pm in the following locations:
  • Saturday 30 April: Tesco Car Park, East-the-Water
  • Wednesday 4 May: Bideford Quay
  • Thursday 5 May: The Quay Car Park, Appledore
To view the official notice, please click below.


Northam Town Council is seeking tenders from interested parties for the Caretaker/Cleaning Contract at Northam Hall. An information pack is available below or from the Town Clerk, Town Hall, Windmill Lane, Northam, EX39 1BY. Tel: 01237 474976.
Closing date: noon on 10th May 2016

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.

Spring Newsletter 2016.
The spring newsletter is now published. Click below to view it. Don't forget you can sign up for newsletters by e-mail using the form below.


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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