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Buckfastleigh Town Council Meeting 17th February 2021 – Key Messages

1.   Bulky Waste Collection – We are currently working on a proposed partnership with Ashburton Town Council and surrounding parishes who have expressed an interest to fund and deliver an annual bulky waste collection service to replace the service withdrawn by Teignbridge District Council last year. 2.   Town Clock – Following a very positive response […]


COVID Winter Grant Scheme

Assistance with winter fuel bills for those affected by COVID-19 is available through the Citizens Advice Bureau. These funds can only be distributed up until 31st March, so apply now if you are struggling with your bills. Adviceline: 03444 111 444 / 0800 144 8848 Text Advice: 07867012580 Whatsapp: 01626 322260 Website: www.citizensadviceteignbridge.org.uk  


Lendology: Council-backed lending for home improvements and repairs

Lendology CIC (formerly Wessex Resolutions CIC) is a Social Enterprise working in partnership with Teignbridge District Council since 2008.  They lend council funds to homeowners to fund home repairs, improvements, adaptations and energy efficiency measures.  This innovative scheme is a way for local councils to recycle their funds set aside for private homeowners, creating a […]


Welcome to our new Town Ranger

Ray Staines has left his post as Town Ranger after two years of service.  He has become a popular local fixture, bringing his wealth of experience and a thoughtful, considerate approach to the job and the people in our community. We will miss him and wish him well  for the future. We extend a warm […]


Summary Agenda for Town Council Meeting on 3rd February 2021

BUCKFASTLEIGH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING (online) Wednesday 3rd February 2021 at 7.00pm Key Items for Discussion 1.     Interim Appointment of a Deputy Chair and Mayor (deferred from the meeting held on 20th January 2021) 2.     Request for funding towards the Buckfastleigh Primary School Wellbeing Project 3.     Smaller Grant Applications This is the last opportunity to apply […]


Comprehensive List of Services Available

Help Hotline Do you need help or support during the COVID-19 pandemic? Do you know someone who does? Teignbridge Council have a hotline service to help people who are feeling isolated or who need help and support to get them through the COVID-19 pandemic. email: coronavirus.support@nullteignbridge.gov.uk or phone 01626 215 512 Hardship Fund Teignbridge Council […]


Summary Agenda for Town Council Meeting on 20th January 2021

BUCKFASTLEIGH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING (online)  Wednesday 20th January 2021 at 7.00pm Key Items for Discussion 1.     Interim Appointment of a Deputy Chair and Mayor (deferred from the meeting held on 6th January 2021) 2.     Revised draft Budget and Precept 2021/22 3.     Draft response to the Government Supporting Housing Delivery and Public Service Infrastructure Consultation – […]


Buckfastleigh Town Council Meeting 6th January 2021 – Key Messages

1.   Vacancies –  Vacancies have arisen for the position of Town Councillor and Town Ranger. We would like to convey our thanks and appreciation to both Pam Barrett and Ray Staines for their work and commitment to our community and wish them well for their future endeavours. 2.   Planning Consultation – We will be responding […]


Vacancy for a Town Councillor

Come and join Buckfastleigh Town Council and make a difference in your Local Community. We are looking to co-opt a new Town Councillor. To qualify as a candidate and to continue to hold the office of Town Councillor, a person must be a British or Commonwealth citizen, citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a […]


Part-time Vacancy: Town Ranger

Buckfastleigh Town Council Town Ranger – A local person helping with local problems Job Advertisement An exciting opportunity to provide a part-time service for Buckfastleigh to tackle all those annoying little jobs that never seem to get done such as cleaning street signs, removing graffiti, cutting back overgrown vegetation on public land, carrying out litter […]


Summary Agenda for Town Council Meeting on 6th January 2021

BUCKFASTLEIGH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING (online) Wednesday 6th January 2021 at 7.00pm Key Items for Discussion 1.     Notice of a Casual Vacancy and Interim Appointment of a Deputy Chair and Mayor 2.     Response to the Government Supporting Housing Delivery and Public Service Infrastructure Consultation – deadline for comments 28th January 2021 3.     Discussion of Devon County […]