Town Council Staff

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Town Clerk


David Farrow

Tel: 07983 697740

Deputy Town Clerk


Annette Kirk

Tel: 07496 528389

Annette moved to the Blackdown Hills in November 2019 from Worcestershire. Working 30 hours a week.

‘’My position as Deputy Clerk is to support the Town Clerk and Councillors. To assist in the day-to-day management of council-run services and activities. Offering administration support to both the Allotment Committee and Town Centre Working Group. One of the most successful projects being the Pop-Up Shop, which has proven valuable for people, who want to experience running a town centre business.
Living in the Blackdown Hills and driving a short drive to work in Wellington gives me the opportunity to enjoy my interests of walking, golf and attending the gym.
I have found the people of Wellington to be very warm and friendly. I am sure visitors to the town will feel the same”

Deputy RFO & Assistant Clerk


Alice Kendall

Tel: 07591 819989

Alice joined the Council’s team in April 2020. She has previous experience in Local Government after serving her previous Town Council for 8 years. In 2016, she obtained the CiLCA Qualification. She provides any administration assistance as required by the Town Clerk and Deputy covering all of the Council’s business.
``I applied for the role in early 2020 to facilitate re-location from the North Devon coast the Tiverton area. I am really looking forward to getting to know the Wellington Town Council team and Councillors as well as getting to know a new area. It will be great to apply my knowledge of Local Government to my new role and experience different ways of working. I have very much grown to enjoy the varied and satisfying work a Local Government position provides. In my spare time you can usually find me at my sewing machine, sewing up a new dress or top for myself or gift items for friends and family. I also have a keen interest in travel and love to take trips whenever possible.``

Finance Assistant


Janet Palmer

Tel: -

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