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Buckfastleigh Repair Cafe

Repair Cafes are springing up all over the country.  They are run by volunteers and are a way of reducing waste (by fixing things instead of throwing them away) and enabling people to learn new skills from others.  They also provide an opportunity to socialise as you get to eat cake and enjoy a hot […]


Dartmoor National Park Management Plan – Why It Matters

Press Release from Dartmoor National Park: Help shape the future of Dartmoor National Park! The draft National Park Management Plan is a plan for anyone that cares about Dartmoor. The National Park Authority is seeking your views on the draft Management Plan, to ensure Dartmoor continues to be protected and enhanced in the future. The […]


‘Be Wild’ Festival of Wildlife & Nature

Are you a wildlife enthusiast? We need your passion! Initial plans have begun for a special event (24-26th July), celebrating the natural places in the town and surroundings, and the incredible wildlife that lives within it. We are looking for people to run activities that create lasting benefit for wildlife or that inspire and empower […]


Stagecoach Bus Consultation – X38

Stagecoach Bus are proposing to make changes to the X38 service between Exeter and Plymouth which would require those travelling from Buckfastleigh to Plymouth to change buses in Ivybridge at all times.  This will increase journey time and add uncertainty as there is always the possibility of the other bus not arriving or missing it […]


Join the Twinning Visit to Normandy in August

Join us this August to experience true French hospitality. The Scoriton & Buckfastleigh Twinning Association has some spare places on this year’s Twinning visit to Fontaine-Henry in Normandy.  You’ll be hosted by French local families over the August Bank Holiday weekend (August 28th to September 1st). Your only expenses will be the coach to Portsmouth […]


E-Noticeboards in town

Buckfastleigh residents and visitors may have noticed the appearance of a couple of TV screens appearing in shop windows in the town in recent months, which are displaying news and events in the town instead of TV programs. Currently these can be seen in J Searle & Son Electrical and the community hub run by […]