Join us this August to experience true French hospitality. The Scoriton & Buckfastleigh Twinning Association has some spare places on this year’s Twinning visit to Fontaine-Henry in Normandy. You’ll be hosted by French local families over the August Bank Holiday weekend (August 28th to September 1st). Your only expenses will be the coach to Portsmouth […]
Our third SOUP fundraising event was a big community success. 70 people showed up to listen to pitches, eat soup and vote on who should get the funds on offer. The evening started with the Heart of Buckfastleigh Awards which were made to Adam Castle & Harry Bates for their courage whilst engaging in river […]
Buckfastleigh residents and visitors may have noticed the appearance of a couple of TV screens appearing in shop windows in the town in recent months, which are displaying news and events in the town instead of TV programs. Currently these can be seen in J Searle & Son Electrical and the community hub run by […]
The Town Council thanks the Christmas Fair Committee for all their commitment and hard work in making this year’s fair so successful and such a happy and well attended occasion. Here is their letter to us acknowledging our financial contribution which made it possible to bring in the Victorian carousel.
On Wednesday, 30th October, Buckfastleigh Town Council held its’ annual Community engagement workshop for the fifth year. Despite foul weather, the lure of home-baked cakes and a chance to talk to the Council and neighbours about their concerns and ideas for the town, brought residents to the Town Hall for the workshop, where Andy Stokes, […]
The Town Council has made a decision to oppose and campaign against cuts to the Fire Service, in particular the closure of Ashburton Fire Station. Here you can read the letter sent on behalf of the Council to the members of the Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Authority. You can read the information put out […]
The Town Hall Office will be closed for 2 weeks from Monday 6th August due to annual leave. It will reopen on Monday 20th August at 9am. Email email@example.com and I will get back to you on my return or call 01364 388017 to leave a message. For bookings during that 2 week period, please […]
An extraordinary Town Council meeting to discuss the urgent operational issues of Buckfastleigh Town hall & Institute and options for future management of the charity will be held on August 22nd at 7:00 pm. Buckfastleigh Town Hall is a great resource for the town – it has provided space for learning, exercise, entertainment and performance, as […]
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.