BILL Hedges, Mayor of Ilfracombe between 1999 and 2001, died on Sunday at the age of 70 after a long illness. A former estate agent, Mr Hedges was also President of the Ilfracombe branch of the Royal British Legion. A funeral service will be held at Ilfra

BILL Hedges, Mayor of Ilfracombe between 1999 and 2001, died on Sunday at the age of 70 after a long illness. A former estate agent, Mr Hedges was also President of the Ilfracombe branch of the Royal British Legion.A funeral service will be held at Ilfracombe Parish Church on Wednesday, April 2 at 11am. There will be family flowers only. Donations may be made to the local branch of the RBL.