Yearly Archives: 2016

Alcohol and drug related anti-social behaviour

As Christmas approaches, Buckfastleigh Town Council shares the concerns of local residents, the police and licensed premises, regarding the current issues in the Town concerning anti-social behaviour. Buckfastleigh Pubwatch (which comprises all pubs and other establishments licensed to sell alcohol such as shops and restaurants), with the support of the Town Council, is taking a […]

Town Council responds to hospital closure plans

Buckfastleigh Town Council response to ‘Reshaping community-based health services’ Public Consultation by S Devon & Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group – 9/11/2016 Buckfastleigh Town Council met on the 9th November and agreed the following council response to the plans to close four community hospitals and replace them with community-based care. The consultation ends on 23rd November. Buckfastleigh […]

NEW Cinema Club in Buckfastleigh Town Hall

‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ and ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ will be showing in the new Town Hall large-screen cinema club on Saturday 17th December. Please see the events page for further information. Tickets now available from the Town Hall, The Seed, Huccaby’s and Buckfast Post Office.

‘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! […]

Dartmoor Local Plan Consultation Drop-in Events

Dartmoor National Park Authority have started a review of the local plan. The local plan is an important document which guides development in the National Park and will influence Dartmoor’s future. DNPA are currently consulting on an Issues Paper which sets out the likely scope and main issues which will need to be addressed by […]

Buckfastleigh Christmas Fair

Following last year’s huge success this year’s 2nd annual Buckfastleigh Christmas Fair will take place on Wednesday 7th December. Another fun packed evening is planned for the whole family when live street entertainment will be the theme.  Entertainment will include Spangles the Clown performing his circus skills, local musicians playing throughout the evening, children’s story […]

Invitation to Quote

Buckfastleigh Town Council invites those who wish to quote for the preparation and redecoration of all metalwork to a bus shelter at the corner of Higher Mill Lane and Furlong Close, Buckfast to contact the Town Clerk at the Town Hall on 01364 642576 or email: for further information.  The deadline for receipt of […]

Buckfastleigh Town Council Community Grants

We are very pleased to announce that local groups and organisations can now apply to the Town Council for small grants up to £250 on three occasions every year.  In addition to this a new and exciting ‘Community Development Fund’ is also now available for applications of £1,000 or over, twice a year, together with […]