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    Is 20 mph right for some of the roads of Bovey Tracey and Heathfield?

    Thank you very much for the feedback we collected on this at the Nourish Festival.

    Added: 23 October 2023

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    Bovey Tracey Wins Gold - South West in Bloom 2023

    Bovey Tracey was awarded Gold in the ‘Pennant’ category at the South West in Bloom campaign 2023 and Best in Category! This is a great result for Bovey Tracey which is recognised for its community horticultural attributes.

    Added: 06 October 2023

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    Community Awards - 2023

    BOVEY TRACEY TOWN COUNCIL COMMUNITY AWARDS 2023 The council was pleased to confirm the recipients of the 2023awards announced at the Annual Town Meeting in May 2023.

    Added: 07 June 2023

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    Following the recent Town Council elections for Bovey Tracey, 12 Councillors were elected uncontested for the Bovey Ward.

    Added: 17 May 2023

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    Notice of Uncontested Election - Bovey Tracey & Heathfield 2023

    12 candidates are standing for 14 seats within Bovey Tracey and Heathfield for Bovey Tracey Town Council and therefore the election will be uncontested.

    Added: 05 April 2023

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    Notice of Casual Vacancy

    Casual Vacancy .

    Added: 31 March 2023

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    Elections 2023

    An election is to be held for twelve Town Councillors for Bovey Tracey and two Town Councillors for Heathfield on Thursday 4th May 2023.

    Added: 17 March 2023

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    Tenders Invited - Grounds Maintenance Contract - Bovey Tracey (2023 - 2025)

    Tenders are invited for the maintenance of Town Council owned spaces for a two year period from January 2023 – January 2025, with a possible extension for up to a further 2 years.

    Added: 08 June 2022

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    Community Awards - 2022

    BOVEY TRACEY TOWN COUNCIL COMMUNITY AWARDS 2022 The council was pleased to confirm the recipients of four 2022 awards announced at the Annual Town Meeting on 30th March 2022.

    Added: 08 April 2022

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    Bovey Tracey Community 2022 Awards - Nominations now being Invited

    MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY Bovey Tracey Town Council’s annual Community Awards aim to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of people in Bovey Tracey and Heathfield that might otherwise go unrecognised.

    Added: 03 February 2022

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    Applications invited for a Councillor Vacancy on Bovey Tracey Town Council (Heathfield Ward)

    If you are interested in serving as a Town Councillor for Heathfield Ward, please contact the Town Clerk confirming that you are qualified to be a Councillor at which point an application form will be issued for completion or alternatively this can be downloaded here.

    Added: 21 October 2021

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    Vacancy for a Town Councillor - Bovey Tracey Town Council (Heathfield Ward)

    Notice is hereby given, persuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that a vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Bovey Tracey (Heathfield Ward) and that unless ten or more electors of the electoral area have, on or before the 18th October 2021, submitted a request in writing to the Proper Officer (Electoral Services, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX) that an election be held to fill the vacancy, Bovey Tracey Town Council will take steps to fill the said vacancy by co-option.

    Added: 28 September 2021

  13. Teignbridge Local Plan Review (Part2) Site Options Consultation – Have your say……

    Teignbridge District Council’s Draft Local Plan (Part 2) is the third step in updating the existing Local Plan which was adopted in May 2014.

    Added: 20 July 2021

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    2021 Bovey Tracey Community Award - Results

    GARY NAISBETT-JONES & KEVIN BASTOW (BOVEY TRACEY CUBS) (Winner) Gary and Kevin are the volunteer leaders of Bovey Tracey Cubs.

    Added: 25 May 2021

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    Bovey Buzz!

    To read the latest update on the Wildflower Planting Project, please click here.

    Added: 04 January 2021

  16. Plastic Free Bovey

    Plastic? It’s light, it’s transparent, it’s waterproof, it's flexible, it’s cheap and it’s everywhere! Have a look around your house - as I did, and you may be embarrassed to count how many single use plastic bottles, containers, bags and plastic wrappings you have.

    Added: 01 January 2021

  17. Saving Devon Treescapes - Bovey Tracey Proposal for Planting

    Bovey Tracey Town Council would like to hear residents' views on a proposal to plant trees at two sites in the Parish - Rendells Meadow and the small open green space off Le Molay-Littry Way/Churchfields Drive which leads to The Oaks.

    Added: 05 August 2020

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    Coronavirus update

    Bovey Parish Action Group has been formed to work locally to identify and help vulnerable people who need support within our community.

    Added: 02 April 2020

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    Building Work to Start on new Community Centre

    Building Work to Start on new Community Centre     Building work will soon commence on the new multi-use Community Centre, which will be built on the site of the Old Thatched Inn, Station Road, Bovey Tracey.

    Added: 03 October 2019

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    Grant Funding

    Your group might have exciting plans for an event or project, and plenty of willing volunteers who will make it happen, but some plans also require cash and it might be a little more than your group can raise through sponsorship, fund-raising or donations.

    Added: 31 July 2019

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    Bovey Tracey Town Centre Traffic Management Plan

    Monday 2nd July 2019 - Full Council approved the Bovey Tracey Town Centre Draft Traffic Management Plan which will now be formally submitted to Devon County Council.

    Added: 05 July 2019

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    Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue - Service Delivery Public Consultation

    The public consultation will run from 2 July 2019 until 20 September 2019.

    Added: 03 July 2019

  24. Statement of Persons Nominated - 2019 Election of Town Councillors

    The statement of the persons nominated for election as a Town Councillor for Bovey Tracey (Bovey Ward) can be viewed here.

    Added: 05 April 2019

  25. Elections 2019

    The 2019 ordinary Parish elections will be held on Thursday 2 May 2019, when they will be combined with elections for Teignbridge District Council.

    Added: 14 February 2019

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    Closure of British Ceramic Tile Limited

    All of us at Bovey Tracey Town Council are shocked by the sudden announcement by British Ceramic Tile Limited that it has ceased trading with immediate effect.

    Added: 01 February 2019

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    Nominations are now being accepted for the Bovey Tracey Young Citizen of the Year Awards 2019

      The Awards are intended to acknowledge the successes of those young people who make an outstanding contribution to life for the benefit of others around them.

    Added: 23 January 2019

  28. Nominations are invited for the honorary title of 'Representative of the Lord of the Manor of Bovey Tracey for 2019/20

    Bovey Tracey Town Council is seeking nominations for the honorary title of REPRESENTATIVE OF THE LORD OF THE MANOR OF BOVEY TRACEY for 2019/20.

    Added: 23 January 2019

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      HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT STANDING FOR ELECTION TO BOVEY TRACEY TOWN COUNCIL Do you want to help get things done in your neighbourhood? Are you already active in your community? As a councillor, you can make a difference.

    Added: 18 January 2019

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    2019 Local Elections

    At the last Full Council meeting, Bovey Tracey Town Councillors discussed the election for the whole council due to take place in early May next year, and how they could attract people to put their names forward as candidates.

    Added: 23 November 2018

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    Dartmoor Local Plan Consultation

    Dartmoor Local Plan Consultation   Dartmoor National Park Authority are publishing a draft new Local Plan for Dartmoor, and consulting on it between 3rd December 2018 and 4th February 2019.

    Added: 26 October 2018

  32. Boreholes/Exploration on Chudleigh Knighton Heath

    Boreholes/exploration on Chudleigh Knighton Heath: Sibelco UK is planning to put down four boreholes on the Heath located within the Parish of Bovey Tracey for exploration purposes to establish the depth of clay and its quality - whilst there will always be an option to quarry, Sibelco has advised that this is not envisaged in the next 10/15 years.

    Added: 24 September 2018

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    Bovey Parish Neighbourhood Plan 2019-2034

    1,241 responses were received to the Neighbourhood Plan questionnaire circulated in March.

    Added: 05 June 2018

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    Lloyds Bank Closure (Bovey Tracey Branch)

    Following the recent notification of the bank branch closure, Bovey Tracey Town Council has written a letter, formally objecting to the decision to close.

    Added: 31 May 2018

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    Land South of Le Molay Littry Way - Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

    The land owned by Bovey Tracey Town Council located south of Le Molay Littry Way used for dog walking will be temporarily closed on Tuesday 28th November (for 1 day) for some essential maintenance works.

    Added: 20 November 2017

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    Your Community Needs You!

    Your Community Needs You! Steering Group Members needed for Bovey Tracey, Brimley & Heathfield Neighbourhood Plan   Bovey Tracey Town Council has chosen to create a Neighbourhood Development Plan which will enable local people to have a say on the future development of Bovey Tracey, Brimley and Heathfield.

    Added: 18 October 2017

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    Public Exhibition - Bovey Tracey Community Centre – Design Stage

    Bovey Tracey Town Council is inviting local residents to view and comment on initial plans of its vision for the new Community Centre to be built on the Old Thatched Inn site at Station Road, prior to the targeted submission of a detailed planning application for the new centre in September.

    Added: 12 July 2017

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    Preparation of a Neighbourhood Plan for Bovey Tracey

    Bovey Tracey Town Council wishes to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan and is currently seeking designation of Bovey Tracey Parish as a “Neighbourhood Area”.

    Added: 19 June 2017

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    Result of Poll - DCC Elections - 4th May 2017

    See attached Declaration of Result of Poll.

    Added: 05 May 2017

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    Vacancy - Bovey Tracey Library

    See details attached for a vacancy for a First Assistant at Bovey Tracey Library.

    Added: 11 April 2017

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    Bovey Tracey Community Hospital

    Teignbridge District Council have been notified by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, the owner of Bovey Tracey Community Hospital, of their intent to sell the asset.

    Added: 13 March 2017

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    Nominations are invited for the honorary title of ‘Representative of the Lord of the Manor’

    Bovey Tracey Town Council is seeking nominations for the honorary title of 'REPRESENTATIVE OF THE LORD OF THE MANOR OF BOVEY TRACEY for 2017/18'.

    Added: 24 February 2017

  43. Stagecoach route 39 bus

    With effect from 3 January, the timetable for the Stagecoach route 39 bus has been enhanced to give a half hourly service between Bovey Tracey and Newton Abbot.

    Added: 26 January 2017

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    Demolition of Station Road Toilets - Bovey Tracey

    Work will begin on a scheme to combat flooding on Station Road in Bovey Tracey today.

    Added: 26 January 2017

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    Vacancy - Grounds Maintenance Operative

    Bovey Tracey Town Council is seeking to appoint a Grounds Maintenance Operative to carry out grounds maintenance of parks, playing fields and other open spaces throughout Bovey Tracey & Heathfield.

    Added: 25 January 2017

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    Statement of Persons Nominated - Town and District Councillor

    The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as a Town Councillor for Bovey Tracey (Bovey ward) and District Councillor (Bovey ward).

    Added: 25 November 2016

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    Connecting Devon & Somerset - Broadband Voucher Scheme Update

    The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) Programme has been running a voucher scheme as part of its commitment to ensuring all premises have access to at least 2 Mbps.

    Added: 17 November 2016

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    Christmas Waste and Recycling Information 2016

    Revised Christmas collection dates.

    Added: 08 November 2016

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    District and Town Council - Notice of Election

    Elections will be held on Thursday 15th December to fill the following vacancies:   Teignbridge District Council (Bovey Ward) - 1 Councillor Teignbridge District Council (Chudleigh Ward) - 1 Councillor Bovey Tracey Town Council (Bovey Ward) - 1 Councillor   For further information and timetable please see the link below:   Councillor Vacancies.

    Added: 08 November 2016

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    Notice of Casual Vacancy - Bovey Tracey Town Council

    There is a vacancy for a Town Councillor (Bovey Ward) on Bovey Tracey Town Council.

    Added: 02 November 2016

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    Tender for Grounds Maintenance - Bovey Tracey & Heathfield

    Tenders are invited for the maintenance of Town Council owned spaces for a two year period from 1st January 2017 – 31st December 2018, with a possible extension for up to a further 2 years.

    Added: 06 September 2016

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    Consultation Events - Draft Traffic Management Plans - Bovey Tracey Town Centre

    A revamp of Bovey Tracey town centre, to benefit all road users and improve access and parking for businesses in the area is being investigated and consulted on by Bovey Tracey Town Council.

    Added: 25 July 2016

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    Mayoral Statement - Community Cohesion post the EU Referendum

    Bovey Tracey Town Council Meeting   Mayoral Statement concerning Community Cohesion post the EU Referendum   I’m sure most of us want Bovey Tracey to be a very pleasant town, where we all live and work together for the benefit of our families and the community at large.

    Added: 08 July 2016

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    Moorland Community Care Group - Vacancy

    Moorland Community Care Group     Required as soon as possible:    A Lead /Wellbeing coordinator approx.

    Added: 06 July 2016

  55. Possible Closure of Bovey Tracey Hospital

    The South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group who manage the hospital are considering the permanent closure of the hospital.

    Added: 06 June 2016

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    Electoral Review of Teignbridge

    The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is carrying out an electoral review of Teignbridge District Council.

    Added: 11 May 2016

  57. Your opportunity to influence the Bovey Tracey Community Hub

    This week sees the start of a month long consultation period undertaken by Bovey Tracey Town Council in conjunction with Devon Communities Together, seeking your views on the proposed Community Hub Building.

    Added: 26 April 2016

  58. CPRE "Our Outdoors" Competition 2016

    CPRE “OUR OUTDOORS” COMPETITION 2016 The ‘Devon Best Kept Village’ competition was run by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Devon for many years, but in 2014 a decision was made to reconsider, modernise and launch a replacement competition.

    Added: 12 April 2016

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    Bovey Tracey Young Citizens of the Year Awards 2016

    BOVEY TRACEY Town Hall was home to the town’s Young Citizen Awards 2016 on Wednesday 23rd March 2016.

    Added: 08 April 2016

  60. Community Led Youth Service - Meeting - Saturday 30th April

        As no doubt I am sure you are aware, Devon County Council withdrew funding for Youth Services in 2014.

    Added: 01 April 2016

  61. B3344 Road Closure - Update

    Notification received on 24th March 2016 from Devon Highways:   Please be advised that due to a delay in the Safety Audit Procedure required before this road can be re-opened, this closure will remain in place for an additional two weeks, until 10.

    Added: 24 March 2016

  62. B3344 Road Closure

    On Monday 14th March 2016 a meeting was called by Bovey Tracey Town Council, inviting senior representatives of Bovish Homes and Cllr John Hart (Leader of Devon County Council) to discuss Town Council concerns associated with the current closure of the B3344 at Bradley Bends.

    Added: 17 March 2016

  63. Nominations are invited for the honorary title of 'Representative of the Lord of the Manor'

    Bovey Tracey Town Council is seeking nominations for the honorary title of REPRESENTATIVE OF THE LORD OF THE MANOR OF BOVEY TRACEY for 2016/17.

    Added: 08 March 2016

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    Granite Elements Project

    This is a Moor than meets the eye Parishscapes Funded project for Bovey Tracey There will be a series of walks, talks, demonstrations and workshops aiming to explore the Granite Tramway around Bovey Tracey.

    Added: 21 January 2016

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    Christmas Waste and Recycling Information 2015

    The calendar for changes to collection dates is available to view via www.

    Added: 03 December 2015

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    Broadband Meetings

    Broadband Meetings   Connecting Dartmoor and Exmoor, in partnership with Dartmoor National Park, have arranged a series of public meetings across the moor to tell you about the next phase of connecting Devon and Somerset's programme to bring superfast broadband to Dartmoor.

    Added: 16 November 2015

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    Dartmoor Access Forum

    Are YOU interested in access to Dartmoor? Dartmoor Access Forum is looking for new members Could you contribute to the development of public access to the countryside within Dartmoor National Park? We arelooking for dedicated volunteers who have the passion, skills, knowledge and enthusiasm to help people make the most of the many opportunities for enjoying Dartmoor.

    Added: 06 November 2015

  68. £6,000 in 60 Days

    This year, the charity Devon Guild of Craftsmen, celebrates its 60th anniversary, during which time they have cemented their role linking artists and makers with communities, schools and colleges providing front-line creative guidance and inspiration both from their Riverside Mill venue in Bovey Tracey and their work with communities through the South West.

    Added: 29 October 2015