District Councillors

Appledore: Andrew Eastman

Andrew Eastman has tirelessly served the Appledore Ward on Torridge District Council since the economic crash of 2007. He is trusted by the people of his ward because of his experience, his energy and his local knowledge.

Shebbear, Langtree & Newton St Petrock: David Hurley

"I have lived in Langtree for nearly eight years, and take great interest in what happens in my Ward of Shebbear, Langtree and Newton St Petrock. I am Vice Chairman of the Torridge University of the Third Age (U3A), and an active member of Langtree History Group.

Northam: Jane Whittaker

Jane is the Leader of Torridge District Council, and our Deputy Chair of Local Government for Torridge. 

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.

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.

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.

Kenwith Ward: Alison Boyle

"Last year I was delighted to be elected as the councillor for Kenwith on Torridge District Council. It is a post which I value very much. I was very pleased to be appointed by TDC as a member of the AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and as a member of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee, which reviews decisions made regarding any of the councils functions.

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.