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‘Buckfastleigh – Where Next?’ – Report back…

‘Engaging our Community’ workshop The town-council facilitated workshop held on the 12th October was very successful, with almost 50 local people turning out to find out how the Town Council was spending their money and to look at possibilities for resourcing projects and initiatives for the coming year and beyond. All this plus home-baked cakes! […]


Buckfastleigh Town Council By-Election

Are you interested in becoming involved with your community as a Town Councillor, if so the Town Council has two vacancies? For further information about the role of a Town Councillor please contact Judith Hart, the Town Clerk. The Election will be held on Thursday 30th June 2016 from 7.00am to 10.00pm and a notice […]


Tea on the Green

Tea on the Green will be held again this year from Easter weekend and every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday until the end of summer. The first event will be a clear up of the green and free coffee and cake after lunch on Sunday 13th March. After lunch please come along and help us […]


New Town Councillor – Fanny Jackson

Fanny Jackson It wasn’t until 1969 that all adults over the age of 18, both male and female, were eligible to vote. The right to vote was won after over 100 years of campaigning by ordinary men and women. Having recently spent some time helping out in our Town Clerk’s office and listening to people’s […]


Buckfastleigh – Refugees Welcome

Town Council declare Buckfastleigh a Refugee-Friendly town  (9/9/15) We are in the midst of the biggest refugee crisis to hit Europe since the second world war – 4 million people have fled the conflict in Syria and 3 million have escaped from ISIS in Iraq. Around 800,000 people attempting to escape from these and other conflicts, are […]