New recruit for Ottery town council

PUBLISHED: 13:07 16 February 2009 | UPDATED: 08:30 18 June 2010

OTTERY town council welcomed a new recruit last week.

OTTERY town council welcomed a new recruit last week.

Councillor Heather Talbot, a mum of seven who works in Joshua's Harvest Store, was welcomed by fellow town officials as she joined them for a full council meeting last Wednesday.

Cllr Talbot's north ward parish includes Alfington, Escot, Gosford, Fenny Bridges and Thorne.

Cllr Joy Richardson said: "She is well known and lives in the area. It's nice that someone from the ward applied."

- West Hill councillor Vanessa Hudson has resigned from her seat on the town council. Cllr Hudson cited personal commitments for her decision. She said: "Im sorry i had to do it, i would of loved to have carried on but i just can't stretch to more than 24 hours a day.

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