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Town Council elections – candidates

  • by JW

Profiles of all those standing on Thursday 6th May


There will be elections to the Town Council:

Sidmouth Town Council Elections – 6 May 2021 – East Devon


There are four seats to be filled, three of which are to be contested in next month’s elections:



She and her husband ran the town’s only remaining bakers until 2014:

Sidmouth baker hangs up apron after 42 years | Sidmouth Herald

Today she volunteers at the new Sidmouth Hospiscare centre:

Sidmouth Hospiscare opens new information hub in town centre | Sidmouth Herald


Richard Thurlow:

He chaired the Save Our Sidmouth umbrella group:

Futures Forum: EDDC, EDA and SOS revisited

SOS asks Chairman of EDDC to put the record straight | Save Our Sidmouth

Sidmouth mans the barricades |

He is now chair of the SVA:

Management Team |

Sid Vale Association unveils new guide to Sidmouth’s blue plaque heritage |

And long-term chair of the SVA’s planning committee:

Conservation and Planning |

He was a member of the Neighbourhood Plan steering group:

Neighbourhood Plan for Sid Valley now in progress. | Save Our Sidmouth



Nick Diprose:

Here’s a profile from when he stood in 2013:


Hilary Nelson:

She is CEO, Strategy and Development, Citizens Advice East Devon:

Sidmouth Lions donate £500 to town’s citizen advice services | Sidmouth Herald


Rachel Perram:

She is an active member of the Plastic Warriors:

Woman finds chocolate bar wrapper from the 1980s on Devon beach |

She supports reopening the railway station:

Supporter comment from Rachel Perram ·

She is Hot Cross Bun Committee secretary:

Sidmouth hot cross bun giveaway cancelled | Sidmouth Herald


Bob Weeks:

He is CEO of Sid Valley Radio:



Steven Kendall-Torry:

He is a local businessman:

Pure Indulgence to reopen as new business | Sidmouth Herald

Sidmouth Chamber of Commerce – Flaunt It

He is a past chair of the Chamber:

New chairman for Sidmouth Chamber of Commerce | Sidmouth Herald

InPublishing: Sidmouth Herald bulb challenge goes global

And as such he challenged the allocation of employment land at Sidford:

chamber of commerce | Save Our Sidmouth