Key messages – 11.07.18
The Devon Cambian School, based at Oaklands Park, has submitted a planning application to use the school playing field for an educational farm. They want to enhance their provision with the introduction of small organically farmed products to include up to 50 laying hens, goats, a small number of pigs and a small polytunnel for […]
Agenda Summary 13.06.18
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 […]
All Local Plans have to be reviewed every 5 years and this process is now starting in Teignbridge. Consultation begins today and runs until Monday, July 16th. You can read all the relevant documents online here or you can attend one of the roadshows taking place in June.
Key messages – 09.05.18
Agenda Summary 09.05.18
The Dartmoor National Park local plan sets out policies to guide future development in the National Park and is the starting point when decisions are made on planning applications. It covers issues such as; house extensions, design, the environment, listed buildings, housing, business, farming, tourism, quarrying, and land for development. At present it is being […]
Key messages – 18.04.18
Dartmoor National Park Authority, Devon County Council, South Hams District Council, Teignbridge District Council and Torbay Council are consulting on a draft South Hams SAC Greater Horseshoe Bat Supplementary Planning Document. Town Councillors will discuss this at the next Environment and Transport Committee meeting on May 2nd. This Supplementary Planning Document will provide guidance on […]
At the Annual Town Meeting today, we heard the annual report from Cllr Pam Barrett, the mayor of Buckfastleigh & Chair of Buckfastleigh Town Council, which summarises the work of the council for the year 2017-18. Read it here: Mayor’s Report 2018.
Due to recent events the town stores of Grit and Salt are now being kept at a central location in Buckfastleigh. Anyone needing any grit/salt should contact the town ranger who will arrange access to the stores. Many thanks to Councillor Huw Cox and friends for help in the removal and re-storing of grit and […]
Agenda Summary 18.04.18
The Town Council received a Development Brief for 30 properties on Holne Road and requested that the developers come to a public meeting to discuss them. Burrington Estates have said they do not wish to attend a meeting as they feel they have already spent a lot of time and money on consulting the public […]