Bill is town’s new mayor

10:14 23 May 2014

Exmouth Mayor cllr Bill Nash. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 3125-21-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Exmouth Mayor cllr Bill Nash. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 3125-21-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Archant

Exmouth has a new mayor – Councillor Bill Nash.

At a ceremony at the town hall on Monday Councillor Nash and new deputy mayor Maddie Chapman were inaugurated into their posts following a vote by their fellow councillors.

Councillors voted on party lines, with 13 backing Councillor Nash’s nomination and 12 Councillor Steve 
Gazzard.

The meeting was punctuated with political squabbling, but Councillor Nash, the former manager of the NCI Exmouth and deputy chairman of the planning committee, pledged to be an ‘inclusive’ mayor.

He pointedly said: “I hope councillors will continue to listen to the people and represent them to the best of their abilities.

“I am never quite sure whether or not Exmouth Town Council is a political council or not ... I hope as chairman to try and always be fair and lead the council in a proper and correct 
manner.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

60 minutes ago
Children dressed as superheroes urge people to donate unwanted items

Withycombe Raleigh Primary School pupils were not dummies when it came to persuading people to support an Exmouth charity shop.

Read more
11:00

Police have stepped up town centre patrols because staff opening up shops claim they are intimidated by rough sleepers causing trouble.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:31
Debbie Scadding throwing at Exmouth Ceramic Group's workshop.

It’s official – clay is cool! With BBC Two’s Great Pottery Throwdown due to hit our screens this autumn, the ceramic arts are poised to enjoy a new surge in popularity.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30
Lime Kiln in Budleigh.

A multi-million pound project to transfer electricity between Britain and France could see a major new cable coming through Budleigh, it has been revealed.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:11
Littleham's Brianna Evans, currently Miss Devon is preparing for the Miss England competition. Ref exe 5655-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A Littleham teenager is organising charity events in her bid to be named Miss England.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:08

Repeat shoplifters face being banned from Exmouth town centre under powers being harnessed by the police.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:07
Remembrance Day Poppy on wooden cross

A memorial garden to former students who died in battle is being built at Exmouth Community College.

Read more
Mon, 16:30
Michael Caines joined staff, trustees and guests at Devon in Sight this week. Ref ext 5638-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A Topsham sight-loss charity is hoping it can offer more support to those who need its help following a relaunch event.

Read more
Mon, 12:30
Image of the proposed development of Courtlands House by Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines.

Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines says he is aiming to create one of the country’s top country house hotels on the edge of Exmouth – a town he says has a bright future.

Read more
Mon, 11:00
A still from the video for Elbow's Lost Worker Bee, filmed in Exmouth's Willow Avenue.

Exmouth has burst onto the international music scene, after starring in the latest video by one of the UK’s biggest rock bands.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 15°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition


Exmouth's trusted business finder