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Town Council elections – candidate profile: Sheila Kerridge

  • by JW

Personal statements from all those standing on Thursday 6th May


The VGS has put together profiles of all the candidates for the upcoming local elections this week:

Town Council elections – candidates – Vision Group for Sidmouth


Link to the Sidmouth Town Council website

The candidates have been approached and asked to provide their own personal statements.

The VGS shall be publishing these as of today.


Sidmouth (Salcombe Regis)

Sheila Kerridge


Sheila has lived in Sidmouth for 48 years. She has been married to Martin for 52 years and they have two grown up children, Tobie and Tamasin, both born and educated in Sidmouth.

Sheila and her husband are now both retired, but they owned and traded as Vinnicombes Bakers and Confectioners for 42 years in the Sid Valley.

Sheila has previous experience as a Councillor, having served on East Devon District Council.  She was Tourism Champion and is therefore very interested in promoting sustainable tourism within the town.

Sheila hopes, if elected to improve access to local voluntary groups for all, as she herself is a volunteer for Sidmouth Hospice at Home.  She served as your local shopkeeper and now wants to serve as your local Councillor.