Covid-19 Buckfastleigh Response
The Buckfastleigh Helpline has been discontinued. The Food Bank remains active and can be contacted on 01364 643120.
Mayor’s End of Year Review
The Wildspace Garden behind the Town Hall has been gradually transformed into a wildlife haven and will open to the public in the next few months. Read more about it here.
Buckfastleigh Verges Have a Brighter Future
Deputy Mayor Erin Kohler-Ockmore and Councillor Huw Cox joined members of the Buckfastleigh Action for Nature Group for the launch of their verge management project. Read more here.
Give Bowling a Go!
Buckfastleigh Bowling Club is offering a Saturday Morning Club for juniors, as well as running ‘Taster Sessions’ on Sunday mornings and Monday evenings through May. Further details here.
New Flood Camera in Town
Funding from the Town Council has made it possible to install a new flood camera and gauge on the Mardle near Station Road. You can read all about it here.
Need advice on money, employment, benefits etc?
Even though the weekly session in town is not currently happening, Citizens Advice Teignbridge is still operating and can help you with your concerns online or over the phone. More details on Citizens Advice here.
Buckfastleigh Youth Strategy
Young Devon was commissioned by the Town Council in 2018 to formulate a Youth Strategy and mission statement to meet the gaps in youth provision left by the withdrawal of services and funding. Following consultation with all the youth activity providers in the town, this new strategy has now been adopted and the Council looks forward to working in partnership with all our youth groups. You can read the full Youth Strategy here.
Valiant Soldier Re-Opens in May
The Valiant Soldier will open again on Wednesday 19th May with free entry to those with a TQ11 postcode. Read more here.
COVID-19 & the Town Council/Town Hall
Proposed New Housing Developments
Here you can read a current summary of the major housing developments in our town that are either currently being considered by Dartmoor National Park planners or are proposed.