People

Burrator: Diana Moyse

Diana was first elected to West Devon Borough Council in 1999. Prior to that, she was the Clerk to Burrator Parish Council. As a West Devon councillor, Diana’s main interest has been in planning, where she chaired the Future Planning and Housing Committee – then one of the council’s two main strategic policy committees.

Tavistock North: Neil Jory

"I am standing for election for the first time, having lived and worked in the Tavistock area since 2002. If elected, I will use my experiences as a qualified Chartered Secretary, Finance Manager and local business owner to represent the interests of the residents of Tavistock North.

Brian Lamb - Bere Ferrers

Upon leaving school, for five years I was a member of police forces in Birmingham and North West Europe, including Berlin.

Broadheath: Pete Watson

I’m known for my straight talking no nonsense approach to life and my main reason for standing as a District Councillor was to try to ensure the quality of life I have been fortunate enough to have enjoyed is still around for future generations.

Bideford South: Simon Inch

"I was born and educated in Bideford and live in South Ward. I am married with three daughters, and have worked for Pilton Community College for 16 years.

Bideford North: Dermot McGeough

"I am a Bideford man, born and bred. I have a local business, employing local men. I support the local boxing club and praise their move to Pollyfield Community Centre. I support the Bideford Reserve Team and Youth at Bideford Football Club.

Bideford South: Tony Inch

"Let me introduce myself, my name is Tony Inch, and have been a Torridge and Bideford Councillor for the past 12 years.

Coham Bridge: Philip Hackett

Philip has lived in Sheepwash for 10 years and is Vice Chairman of the Parish Council. His main career has been in the horse racing industry, firstly as an administrator at the Jockey Club in London and then as an amateur rider. Locally born, Philip returned to Devon and owned a livery yard before living in Holemoor for several years.

Holsworthy: Ian Parker

"I have been happily married to my wife Helen for thirty-one years, and we have lived and worked in Holsworthy for our entire marriage, putting down strong roots in our local community. We have four grown up sons and several local businesses run by the family.

Three Moors: Rosemary Lock

"I was first elected to represent you in 2007, and since then the interests and wellbeing of my residents have been my main priority.