Town Council Meeting 21st June 2023 – Key Messages

  1. Youth Band: There is a proposal to start a community youth band for the young people of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh.  This will be publicised in the coming weeks.
  2. Smaller Grants:  Grants were awarded to the following organisations:

                                  Twinning Association – £400

                                  Friendship Group – £500

                                  All Things Kids – £490

                                  Conversation Works –  £500 pending Lottery Award, then repayable.

                                  Royal British Legion – £500

                                  Buckfastleigh Youth Club – £500

  1. Youth Forum: We are pleased to report that the first meeting of the Buckfastleigh Youth Forum took place on 20th June,  with all the youth groups present as well as several councillors and representatives from the police.  We look forward to working together in the future to improve provision for youth in the town.