Northam Town Council are seeking land / buildings to set up a community composting site and a new depot for our Maintenance Men. These sites do not have to be together, if you, or anyone you know has anything suitable, please contact the Town Hall.
Devon County Council Elections
An election will be held on 4th May 2017 for Members to Devon County Council. You can view the Statement of Persons Nominated by clicking below. You should have received poll cards for the election. If not, click here to visit the Torridge website to contact them to make sure you are registered to vote.
Manor Pass Forms Now Available
Please note that you must have received your new 2017-18 Council Tax Demand to apply. Torridge District Council have informed us that they will start to send them out on 10th March 2017.
IMPORTANT: THIS FORM HAS 2 PARTS, IT MUST BE PRINTED AS TWO SEPARATE SHEETS. IF THE FORMS ARE RECEIVED DOUBLE SIDED, THEY WILL BE DESTROYED WITHOUT BEING PROCESSED AND YOUR DOCUMENTS WILL BE RETURNED USING THE STAMPED SELF-ADDRESSED ENVELOPE.
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