Coffee Morning

The Mayor of Tiverton is holding a coffee morning at the Town Hall on Saturday 9th January in aid of his charity. Local Town Councillors will be in attendance to answer any queries or concerns you have about local issues. Even if you do not have any issues you want to raise please pop in and see the Town Hall, meet local representatives and enjoy a nice cuppa and a biscuit!

 

Coffee  Biscuits

Christmas Carol Singalong

This Sunday we are holding a Charity Carol Singing Event at the Town Hall to raise money for the lovely Christmas Lights displays. Starts a 4pm - Come along and show your support

Carol Singers

Christmas Pants 2015

Overall the general comments from the public is in support of the christmas lights, pants and all! We definitely will be keeping our 'pants' up. The Council has spoken to several radio stations and given very positive comments about the town and what's going on in the town. Christmas Cracker Throwing competition Sat 12th 11:00 until 1:00 in Phoenix Lane and then the Reindeers are in Phoenix Lane again this year Sat 19th 11:00-1:00 pm there's also present wrapping all day in the CreaTIV hub on the 19th. Craft fair is on Sunday 6th. ‪#‎TivertonsSparklyPants‬ and ‪#‎SparklyPants‬

Christmas Pants

A surprise winter warmer

During October and into November highways teams will be inspecting the nearly four hundred salt and grit bins in the Tiverton area in readiness for winter.
 
The unexpected continuation of the service by Devon County Council following warnings last  year that the service was under threat due to the 'Tough Choices' regime has been welcomed by the town council. 
Tiverton has responsibility for monitoring and supplying winter readiness services in areas outside Devon County Council's operation areas, of which salt bin replenishment was to be one such service. 
 
Town Clerk, John Vanderwolfe has welcomed this change of heart which will free up the budget allocated, for other measures associated with winter preparedness. He added "There are some areas which don't have bins but still fall foul of slippery pavements due to the sun being low in the sky. We normally put salt sacks at strategic places to reduce this risk, the freeing of some budget will allow us to do more in this area."
 
Councillor Stuart Hughes, Cabinet member for Highway and Flood prevention said " October sees the start of our winter service and despite  enjoying the unseasonal dry warm weather in recent weeks, we have had to start our preparations to ensure we are ready for winter.
 
Residents living in areas susceptible to slippery public pavements due to position and poor sun can request an assessment. If the council consider there to be a risk to health salt bags will be supplied for residents to use.
 
A limit to numbers of bags available for the winter will apply. Contact 01884 253404 or  the warden service on 07974623529
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Tiverton Town Council

Town Hall

St Andrew Street

Tiverton EX16 6PG

Tel: 01884 253404

Fax: 01884 258550

Opening Hours 9.00am – 4.00pm Mon – Fri

Town Clerk: Mr J Vanderwolfe

Assistant to the Town Clerk: Mrs C Oliphant

Clerical Assistant: Mrs J Hubbard

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