Councillor Amanda Coates

Mandi has lived in Bedale for almost 20 years having moved here to be nearer to her late husband’s place of work.  She has three children runs two businesses and also a volunteers with North Yorkshire Police working from Bedale Police station.  

Why I am a Councillor:

“Becoming a councillor wasn’t something I had planned to do. I came along to meetings to find out about the area, became interested and then became a Councillor to be more involved. The things that motivate me are new challenges. I am a very positive person and strive to keep looking on the positive side.”

What I want for Bedale:

“I would like Bedale to be the place to shop and for families to want to visit and enjoy.  Bedale is a lovely friendly place to live and work.”

Summary statement:

“I will as a Councillor endeavour to listen and to do my best for the Town of Bedale. I have enjoyed living here and would hope the same for others.”

Cllr Amanda Coates


4 Beresford Close
DL8 2 UF



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