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Mayor’s Report 2018

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.


Grit Stores Moved Closer to Home

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 […]


Budget for 2018/19

At the Town Council meeting on Wednesday 13th December, The Council finalised it’s budget for the coming financial year. Here is how we got there. Ongoing Services In recognition of the invaluable work done by volunteers in the parish, we will continue to provide our programme of grants including the Community Development Fund. We will […]


Town Council Dissolve Planning Committee

Yesterday (Wed 13th Dec 2017), at the Buckfastleigh Full Town Council meeting, The Council decided to dissolve it’s Planning Committee. The Planning, Environment & Transport Committee, which evolved from the Planning Committee that was in place until 2015, has up till now examined and responded on every local planning application made to the Dartmoor National […]


‘Buckfastleigh – Where Next?’ – Report back…

‘Engaging our Community’ workshop The town-council facilitated workshop held on the 12th October was very successful, with almost 50 local people turning out to find out how the Town Council was spending their money and to look at possibilities for resourcing projects and initiatives for the coming year and beyond. All this plus home-baked cakes! […]