Monthly Archives: July 2018

Planning Application for land to the south of Strode Road

The Town Council has received for comment an outline application for six self build affordable dwellings, six starter homes and 16 open market self build custom build dwellings on land to the south of Strode Road (approval sought for access).  Online details are here Below is the response the Council has sent to the Planning […]

88 bus service cuts – Latest update

There is no longer an 88 bus service between Buckfastleigh and Newton Abbot on Sundays.  The Town Council sent a letter to Devon County Council about this cut in service (see below) and this is the response we have received.  It all comes down to what subsidies can be justified in their terms: Dear Ms […]

Antiques Roadshow Volunteer Stewards Needed

On Thursday, 13th September, the BBC will be filming its Antiques Roadshow at Buckfast Abbey.   45 to 50 volunteers are needed.  They must be 18 or over with no known medical reasons why they cannot safely undertake the day’s duties and must be available to attend a briefing session at 3.30 pm on Wednesday 12th […]

Old Phone Boxes – Creative Ideas Please!

What to do with an unused phone box?  Buckfastleigh and Buckfast now have at their disposal four decommissioned phone boxes (two red, two glass) which are located at Glebelands, West End Road, in the car park next to Buckfast Village Hall and at Grange Green, Buckfast.  The one on Grange Green is going to house […]