Publishing manager Graham Harris chairs Barnstaple businesses group.

The North Devon Gazette’s publishing manager Graham Harris has been appointed as the new chairman of Barnstaple Town Centre Management (TCM).

Graham, who has been a member of the TCM management committee for six years, was elected at the AGM last night (Monday).

He said: “It’s a great privilege to be elected and I’m looking forward to working with the TCM to keep driving business in Barnstaple.”

Graham takes over the chairmanship from Martin Masters of M&E Alarms.