Monthly Archives: June 2021

Buckfastleigh Town Council Meeting 23rd June 2021 – Key Messages

    BUCKFASTLEIGH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING          23rd June 2021 – KEY MESSAGES   1.    Grants Awarded – We were pleased to award the following grants to local groups and organisations:   *   The Orchard Millennium Green – £500 towards the refurbishment of the Tea Hut   *   Participate Arts – £500 to continue with […]

Local, free COVID tests available

An on-site COVID 19 rapid lateral flow testing facility is now available once a week in Buckfastleigh. The facility is provided by Devon County Council in conjunction with the Public Health Devon. The aim is to engage and educate communities with the use of the rapid lateral flow tests.  Home test kits can also be […]

Dartmoor Local Plan – Consultation on Modifications

From 7th June to 19th July, Dartmoor National Park is consulting on modifications to its Local Plan.  Particularly relevant to Buckfastleigh is the revised identification of sites for housing.  It is now proposed that the land at Holne Road be removed from the Local Plan as a potential site for development.  Alternative sites to go […]

Wildspace Garden Now Open to the Public

A year ago, there was a rather bedraggled and unloved piece of land behind Buckfastleigh Town Hall, with remnants of building materials and other debris strewn around the long grass.  In October, the Town Council hired local artist/garden designer Charlie Narewski Scullion to create a haven for wildlife in that space.  Since then he has […]