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Holne Road, Buckfastleigh Community Survey – Deadline for comments 23.08.17

Burrington Estates are an Exeter-based property developer, with an interest in land to the west of Holne Road, Buckfastleigh who would like to take the opportunity to receive some initial thoughts from the community for the Holne Road site identified by Dartmoor National Park Authority for residential development within the Dartmoor National Park Development Management […]


Good Dogs – Good Owners

Help us keep our parks, beaches and open spaces clean, beautiful, and safe, for everyone. Teignbridge District Council is revising its dog control powers and would like to introduce a Public Space Protection Order. Take the survey at: www.teignbridge.gov.uk/dogsurvey and have your say. Survey closes on Friday 29th September 2017.  


Ward Councillor Representation to Buckfastleigh Town Council

Email from Councillor Charlie Dennis to Buckfastleigh Town Council dated 12th July 2017:- I would be grateful if this e-mail could be read out at item four on your agenda. “Good evening Chairman and Councillors, I notice that agenda item four refers to District Councillors reports. It seems to me that Buckfastleigh Town Council is […]


National Grid – M5 Closure

As part of the overhead line refurbishment work between Landulph and Exeter by the National Grid, it will be necessary to close the M5 between junctions 28 and 30 from 10.00pm on Sunday 30th July until 6.00am on Monday 31st July 2017. A diversion route will be in place and it may be necessary to […]


Buckfastleigh – Where Next?

A Community Planning workshop was held on Monday July 10th where residents got to put forward their views of what we should be prioritising for next year (2018-2019). We looked at… How the council is spending your money… What your priorities are… What we should do next… If you couldn’t make the event and would like […]


Advice from Devon County Council Civil Parking Enforcement

Dear Residents, The following advice has been issued by the Civil Parking Enforcement team at DCC following a complaint sent by the Town Council on behalf of some residents who have allegedly experienced aggressive ticketing and intimidating behaviour by a Civil Enforcement Officer (CEO) working in Buckfastleigh:- There are 14 CEOs who operate in this […]


Parking Enforcement in Buckfastleigh

At a recent Town Council meeting it was brought to our attention that some residents are experiencing aggressive ticketing when parking. Letters were sent to both Devon County Council with respect to on-street parking and Teignbridge District Council regarding the use of their car parks within the town. The following response has been received from […]


Proposed Government Funding Cuts to Local Schools

Please read the letter below sent by the Town Council to our local MP, Mel Stride, his response and the subsequent correspondence from Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for School Standards: Letter to MP – 27.03.17 Response from Mel Stride MP – 05.04.17 Response from Nick Gibb MP – 28.04.17