Emergency numbers are on the right; for all other numbers, choose the relevant category below:
The Buckland Newton Really Useful Directory
This directory (and the linked pages) has been compiled by Jan Marpole. Thank you to all those who have contributed towards the publication of this Directory. Any corrections, omissions or changes will be gratefully received by Jan Marpole, Hermits Cottage, Duntish (01300 345560) EMERGENCY NUMBERS
The village has its own defibrillator, housed in an
unlocked cupboard on an outside wall of the Village
Hall by the kitchen door, under the veranda. In an
emergency, ring 999, then click here for list of runners
who will bring the defibrillator to you.
Police, Fire and Rescue and Ambulance Service Call 999Police (Non-Emergency) Call 101Out of Hours Doctor (Non-Emergency) Call 111Casualty – Dorset County Hospital 01305 251150Electricity – SSE (formerly Scottish & Southern Electric) 0845 770 8090. Also see here for information and registration details from SSE about a priority service they are offering for people who may need extra help during a power cut. POWER CUT? – NEW NUMBER TO RINGDialling 105 will put you through to your local electricity network operator. 105 is a free service for people in England, Scotland and WalesYou can ring 105 no matter who you buy electricity from. You can also call 105 if you spot damage to power lines or substationsWater – Wessex Water 01225 526000Road Conditions 01305 232323Flood Line (Environment Agency) 0845 988 1188Pollution (Environment Agency) 0800 807 060School Closures (Snow etc) https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/closedserices/Service/schools
The village Flood Warden is Doug Morse (01300 345707) or e-mail email@example.comFor all other numbers and entries, please click on the relevant button to the left above.