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Hardship Grants available this winter

Household Support Fund Devon Council have grants to help households with household expenses such as food, clothing, cleaning, bills, bedding, fidges, freezers, cookers and other bills and transport costs, in cases of emergency… Who can apply for funding – you must be over 16 years of age – live in Teignbridge as your main residence […]

Grants - smaller - chart 20-21

Update – Grant expenditure 2020-21

Here’s a visual breakdown of the Town Council’s spending on community grants for the financial year 2020-21. It’s divided into Large & Perennial Grants (over £500) and Small Grants (up to £500)… This is broken down into Larger (over £500) and Perennial Grants (those that have been agreed for up to 4 years)… …and Smaller […]

Voting for Community Champion Award begins

You can now cast your vote for your ‘Community Champion’ in ballot boxes around the town. The nominees for the award are those that you have put forward over the last month… There are ballot boxes around the town in the Town Hall, Buckfastleigh and Buckfast Post Offices, the CO-OP, the Seed, Huccaby’s, St Luke’s […]

Report from ‘Engaging our Community’ – 12th August 2015

An open meeting/workshop that took place on 12th August 2015… Buckfastleigh Town Council hosted the first public discussion meeting  ‘Engaging the Community’ for Buckfastleigh & Buckfast parish residents on Wednesday evening (12th August).   Around 35 local people, mostly already active in community projects around the neighbourhood,  turned out to look at prioritising the issues facing the […]

Buckfastleigh Snow Warden Service

Buckfastleigh Town Council Snow Warden Scheme ‘We are looking for a new volunteer to take on the position of Snow Warden for Buckfastleigh and Buckfast. You could already be one of our volunteers who is interested in co-ordinating the team in the event of severe weather or a new member who would like to become involved […]

Buckfastleigh Neighbourhood Plan

Dear Resident,   BUCKFASTLEIGH NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN   Around forty residents attended the public meeting held in the Town Hall on Thursday 1st May, which heard a presentation on progress to date from the Neighbourhood Planning Group, set up after the first public meeting last November, including a display of the ideas suggested at the November meeting. A […]

Buckfastleigh Food Bank

The Food Bank operates from St. Luke’s Church on Fridays from 9.30 – 11.30am. An emergency telephone number is available from Voucher Distributors. Food is only issued on production of a food voucher which is obtainable from the agencies listed below, which is being added to daily. The Buckfastleigh Food Bank covers the TQ11 postcode […]

Mobile Library Service for Buckfast

Devon Libraries Mobile Library Service We have something for everyone! Our fleet of 8 mobile libraries visits over 500 locations in communities across Devon giving access to books, audio books, Large Print and DVDs to people who cannot easily reach one of our static libraries. Membership is FREE, no ID needed. Join at any age […]