Covid-19 Buckfastleigh Response

The Buckfastleigh Helpline has been discontinued. The Food Bank remains active and can be contacted on 01364 643120.

Free Christmas Meals Delivered to your Door

Once again, the Town Council is offering to deliver free Christmas meals to those that would like them.  Read more here.

Buckfastleigh Cinema Returns for Christmas!

Cinema's back in the Town Hall in December!
Buckfastleigh Town Council and Buckfastleigh Town Hall will see the Cinema return on Saturday 11th December in the build up to Christmas, with an afternoon matinee and a family friendly evening film.
This event will be subsidised by Buckfastleigh Town Council and provide a fun, low cost, feel good, Christmas entertainment for members of the community.
2 pm Raya and the Last Dragon - more info here
7 pm  Free Guy - more info here

Moor Otters Trail 2021

Buckfastleigh hosted 3 otters this year and this helped to boost visitor numbers.  Read more about the project.

Natural Flood Management

Buckfastleigh is one of the Dartmoor communities that will most benefit from the natural flood management techniques being employed on Holne and Dean Moors.   Read all about the project here.

Buckfastleigh Verges Have a Brighter Future

Deputy Mayor Erin Kohler-Ockmore and Councillor Huw Cox joined members of the Buckfastleigh Action for Nature Group for the launch of their verge management project.  Read more here.

Need advice on money, employment, benefits etc?

Even though the weekly session in town is not currently happening, Citizens Advice Teignbridge is still operating and can help you with your concerns online or over the phone.  More details on Citizens Advice here.

Town Councillor Vacancy

A vacancy has occurred for the office of Town Councillor. Click here for further information and how to apply

Cleaning up our Town

Can you think of projects we could start which will help to improve the cleanliness of our public areas? If you have ideas, please contact our Town Ranger: or leave a message on 642576

Wildspace Garden Now Open!

The Wildspace Garden is now open to the public.  Read the story and find out opening times here.

COVID-19 & the Town Council/Town Hall

The Town Council office can still be reached by leaving a message on the office answerphone - 01364 642576 - or phoning the Town Clerk on 07904 033616.  

Buckfastleigh Youth Strategy

Young Devon was commissioned by the Town Council in 2018 to formulate a Youth Strategy and mission statement to meet the gaps in youth provision left by the withdrawal of services and funding. Following consultation with all the youth activity providers in the town, this new strategy has now been adopted and the Council looks forward to working in partnership with all our youth groups.   You can read the full Youth Strategy here.

Proposed New Housing Developments

Here you can read a current summary of the major housing developments in our town that are either currently being considered by Dartmoor National Park planners or are proposed.