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Newton Abbot Town Council

The Town Council is involved with the following:

  • Maintenance of various footpaths/seats in and around Newton Abbot.
  • Use and maintenance of the Town Quay, off Brunel Road.
  • Use and maintenance of Victoria Gardens, Victoria Place
  • Maintenance of and the planting at the War Memorial in Queen Street.
  • Marketing, operation and maintenance of St Leonards Clock tower (including the bells) Wolborough Street.
  • Newton in Bloom – Organises and funds seasonal planting around the town centre in the form of hanging baskets and planters. Businesses are also offered the opportunity to sponsor these in certain locations.
  • Maintenance and provision of bus shelters.
  • Provision of allotment areas through the Newton Abbot & District Allotments Association
  • Statutory consultee to the District Planning Authority on Major and all other planning applications.
  • Consultee on all applications for the naming of streets and numbering of houses and various services provided by the District Council.
  • Pavement Cafe License
  • Shop Improvement Grants
  • Maintenance of the ancient Vicary’s Mill Leat, Bradley.
  • Newton Abbot Town & GWR Museum
  • Use and maintenance of Golden Lion Square

Organisation of various events including:

  • Victorian Evening
  • Band Concerts
  • Town Criers Competition
  • Motorshow
  • Remembrance Service & parade
  • Christmas Lights Switch-on
  • Christmas Late Night Shopping
  • Dog Friendly Christmas Carol Service
  • Mayor’s Carol Service
  • Lantern Parade