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About the Mayor

david howell

Councillor David Howell was elected Mayor for the year 2016/17 at the Annual Town Council meeting on Thursday 12 May 2016. During his term of office, Councillor Howell will be supported by his wife Louise as Mayoress.  
Councillor Howell is currently serving his second term as a Councillor on Bideford Town Council, and represents South (Outer) wards.
The Deputy Mayor


dermot mcgeough

Councillor Dermot McGeough was elected Deputy Mayor for the same period of time and  is currently serving his first term as a Councillor, representing the North Ward. He will be supported by his wife Sarah as Deputy Mayoress. 

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Bideford - A Fairtrade Town

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Fairtrade is about equitable pricing, good work conditions, sustainability and fair trading for farmers and workers in the developing world. Bideford is a registered Fairtrade Town - Support local and world farmers - look for the fairtrade logo on your shopping items.

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