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‘Where Next Buckfastleigh (and Buckfast!)?’

On Wednesday, 30th October, Buckfastleigh Town Council held its’ annual Community engagement workshop for the fifth year. Despite foul weather, the lure of home-baked cakes and a chance to talk to the Council and neighbours about their concerns and ideas for the town, brought residents to the Town Hall for the workshop, where Andy Stokes, […]


Proposed Closure of Ashburton Fire Station

The Town Council has made a decision to oppose and campaign against cuts to the Fire Service, in particular the closure of Ashburton Fire Station.  Here you can read the letter sent on behalf of the Council to the members of the Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Authority.   You can read the information put out […]


Buckfastleigh Town Hall – Room Hire

The Town Hall Office will be closed for 2 weeks from Monday 6th August due to annual leave. It will reopen on Monday 20th August at 9am. Email admin@nullbuckfastleigh.gov.uk and I will get back to you on my return or call 01364 388017 to leave a message. For bookings during that 2 week period, please […]


Buckfastleigh Town Hall – The Future…

An extraordinary Town Council meeting to discuss the urgent operational issues of Buckfastleigh Town hall & Institute and options for future management of the charity will be held on August 22nd at 7:00 pm. Buckfastleigh Town Hall is a great resource for the town – it has provided space for learning, exercise, entertainment and performance, as […]


Mayor’s Report 2018

At the Annual Town Meeting today, we heard the annual report from Cllr Pam Barrett, the mayor of Buckfastleigh & Chair of Buckfastleigh Town Council, which summarises the work of the council for the year 2017-18.  Read it here: Mayor’s Report 2018.


Grit Stores Moved Closer to Home

Due to recent events the town stores of Grit and Salt are now being kept at a central location in Buckfastleigh.  Anyone needing any grit/salt should contact the town ranger who will arrange access to the stores. Many thanks to Councillor Huw Cox and friends for help in the removal and re-storing of grit and […]


Budget for 2018/19

At the Town Council meeting on Wednesday 13th December, The Council finalised it’s budget for the coming financial year. Here is how we got there. Ongoing Services In recognition of the invaluable work done by volunteers in the parish, we will continue to provide our programme of grants including the Community Development Fund. We will […]


Town Council Dissolve Planning Committee

Yesterday (Wed 13th Dec 2017), at the Buckfastleigh Full Town Council meeting, The Council decided to dissolve it’s Planning Committee. The Planning, Environment & Transport Committee, which evolved from the Planning Committee that was in place until 2015, has up till now examined and responded on every local planning application made to the Dartmoor National […]