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Your June 2020 Newsletter


In light of the easing of restrictions Buxton Town Team is reviewing its plans and we hope that some projects will soon be able to start up again.

Directors met (virtually) on June 17 and are due to meet again (virtually) on July 15 and will keep you informed of any updates.  The General Meeting will be re-arranged once restrictions are lifted. 

The Buxton Town Team website is being developed and updated - with the new version due to be launched later this year - watch this space for more details!
It's good to see more people out and about in Buxton again, while still adhering to social distancing guidelines.

We're also pleased to see Buxton businesses taking a sensible approach to re-opening their doors.

The Town Team, along with a number of other groups in the town, has been discussing how it can help both people and businesses to adjust.  The discussions, facilitated by Buxton Rotary Club, have brought together a broad range of community groups and businesses to discuss and to plan how we can work together to support our shops, businesses, service providers and residents and to ensure the recovery is sustainable.

Now that restrictions are being lifted two Buxton Town Team projects  - The Slopes Team and litter picking team - are hoping to start again after July 1.   Date TBC.
Volunteers will be briefed on the latest advice from the Government and Keep Britain Tidy advice, including distancing, hygiene and looking after equipment. 

Ashwood Park

Buxton Town Team is delighted to have received a grant from the Postcode Lottery towards its ongoing work to regenerate Ashwood Park.
The funding will support efforts to increase biodiversity and to encourage more wildlife in the park. The money is specifically to pay for bird boxes and bat boxes, which we hope will encourage more of these animals into the town.
One of our objectives is to make Ashwood Park more interesting, a greater draw, and encourage a greater understanding and appreciation of nature.
The boxes will be installed later in the year so they are acclimatised for use next spring.
 Buxton in Bloom 2020 

Like many other events this years Buxton in Bloom 2020, has moved online with Gary Nadin and his team of volunteers setting up a Facebook page for people to post photos of their gardens according to competition category.

Full details of the competition on the posters above and below.
The Covid-19 shut down - helped by the (sometimes) lovely weather has given us all a chance to get out and tidy up our gardens - now's your chance to share the fruits of your labours!  

Please message or email Gary with a picture to go into one of the four categories. You can submit entries in more than than one category).

So get your camera out and get posting your photos now - and remember to like and share the Facebook page too.

You can contact Gary and him team by email:
Or via Facebook:

Out and about in Buxton 

If you haven't taken a walk round town, you're missing out on seeing the wonderful Flower Pot People who have now taken up residence in the town, for more details about where to find them click Flower Pot Trail 2020   There is a map to take you around those already on show - and instructions on how to make your own flower pot person!

Moves are also afoot for a Virtual Open Garden Trail 2020, for further information email David at
More pictures from Ashwood Park.
Visit the calendar
If you are planning a Town Team event later in year, that you want to add to the diary, please email me at

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Hope to see you soon,
Andy, Lesley, Caitlin, Tina, Emma. 
Your Town Team Communications Team
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