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 Tourism Committee Agenda - 23 July 2019

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Tourism Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Bideford, on Tuesday 23 July 2019 at 6.00 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend this Meeting. There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.


Heather Blackburn
Clerk to the Council



1.       To receive apologies and reasons for absence.

2.       To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting.

3.       Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.

4.       To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 4th June 2019 as a correct record.

5.       To receive an update on Bideford Fair 2019 and discuss the outcome. To discuss the event for 2020 and, if appropriate, recommend to Council any actions required.

6.       To receive an update on events in Northam Borough.

7.       To consider a Clean Up day later in the summer and, if appropriate, recommend to Council any actions required.

8.       To receive an update on the Decorative artwork in Cooper Street and, if appropriate, recommend to Council any actions required.

9.       To openly discuss ideas and projects for the Tourism Committee to progress and, if appropriate, recommend to Council any actions required.

10.     Date of the next meeting will be Tuesday 3 September 2019 at 6pm


Councillors: D Bushby, Mrs K Corfe, B Edwards (NTC), Mrs J Gubb (Chairman), C Hawkins, P Lawrence, Mrs S Langford

(Please note, all the agenda items read: to give consideration to recommending……., as this Committee doesn’t have delegated authority and all outcomes will be recommendations to Full Council)


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