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 […]
The Town Council thanks the Christmas Fair Committee for all their commitment and hard work in making this year’s fair so successful and such a happy and well attended occasion. Here is their letter to us acknowledging our financial contribution which made it possible to bring in the Victorian carousel.
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, […]
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 […]
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 email@example.com 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Do you know someone in town you’d like to see honoured for all the work they do on behalf of the community? If so, please complete the nomination form here* There are 4 Award categories: Long Service – working for the community for many years Young Volunteer – making a difference up to the age […]
The Town Council has now received a Development Brief for 30 properties on Holne Road and is requesting that the developers, Burrington Estates, come to a public meeting to discuss its plans, as well as offering the online consultation (more info on this here). This email was sent on 5th March. Hopefully a date for […]
Street Maintenance Cleared steps to Holy Trinity church, path by allotments at back of Fore St, and bridge on Strode Rd. The DNP ranger and a team of volunteers assisted with some of these activities Two new street signs have been requested from Teignbridge District Council A dangerous tree at the back of Hamlyn Way […]