Bideford Town Council - Employment Opportunity
Bideford Town Council is seeking applicants to the newly created post of Bideford Pannier Market Development Officer. The successful candidate will promote the Market as an attraction to the local public and visitors, engage new tenants and traders and run a programme of events and activities
The part time post, initially for one year, will also help existing tenants and traders to make the most of their opportunities. The introduction of the Market post has been welcomed and supported across the Market community.
Pannier Market Development Officer - Fixed 1 year contract
Salary scale SCP: 17 (= £23,836 per annum, pro rata - 18.5 hours per week)
Applications are invited for the post of Pannier Market Development Officer with the purpose of developing and promoting the Bideford Pannier Market Complex.
Candidates will need to have relevant experience.
Further information and an application pack are available here
Telephone: 01237 428817
Introducing the Mayor and Deputy Mayor
Councillor Doug Bushby (right) handing over the office of Mayor to Councillor Peter Christie (left)
On Thursday, 16 May, the full Town Council elected the Town Mayor and Deputy Town Mayor for 2019-2020. Councillor Peter Christie was elected Mayor for the year and Councillor Ruth Craigie was elected Deputy Mayor for the same period of time.
Councillor Peter Christie, representing Bideford North Ward on the Town Council, is a semi-retired teacher, well-known local historian and author of historical books. He is the longest serving councillor on Bideford Town Council, and has previously served as Mayor of Bideford in 1985-1986 and 2004-2005.
Councillor Ruth Craigie was elected as Deputy Mayor. Councillor Craigie, representing Bideford East Ward, has been a serving councillor on Bideford Town Council since 2015.