Monthly Archives: April 2020

Protocol for remote meetings

BUCKFASTLEIGH TOWN COUNCIL Protocol for remote meetings 2020 The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 came into effect on 4th April 2020 to enable Town and Parish Councils to lawfully conduct virtual meetings. Members can attend a meeting […]

CoronaVirus – Update from the Mayor

11/4/20 Dear Buckfastleigh Residents,  Thank-you for your continued support for the measures to reduce the spread of Corona Virus COVID19 through our community and beyond during this incredibly difficult time. Thank-you to the medical staff who are working flat out to keep people safe, to the care home staff and carers who are so carefully […]

Teignbridge District Council refuses to suspend parking charges

Teignbridge District Council refuse to back down over car parking charges In these challenging times, Buckfastleigh Town Council is astonished and dismayed that Teignbridge District Council refuse to follow the examples already set by South Hams District Council and Plymouth City Council and suspend all parking charges in their car parks. Council staff are travelling […]

The Buckfastleigh COVID19 Emergency Response Team

A few weeks ago, Buckfastleigh Town Council could see the coming need for support for people in our community affected by the COVID19 Coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact, so we gave our backing to the volunteer effort to provide this.  The Town Council’s members & staff have joined with St Luke’s church, Be Buckfastleigh, […]

Citizens Advice still available

Do you have concerns about debt, employment or how to access benefits?  Citizens Advice is still functioning online or by phone.  Below is information on how you can access this service. Online Before using our service we recommend visiting the national Citizens Advice website <>, which has a lot of useful information about the issues […]