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Local Directory

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 999 Police (Non-Emergency) Call 101 Out of Hours Doctor (Non-Emergency) Call 111 Casualty – Dorset County Hospital 01305 251150 Electricity – 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 RING Dialling 105 will put you through to your local electricity network operator. 105 is a free service for people in England, Scotland and Wales You can ring 105 no matter who you buy electricity from. You can also call 105 if you spot damage to power lines or substations Water – Wessex Water 01225 526000 Road Conditions 01305 232323 Flood Line (Environment Agency) 0845 988 1188 Pollution (Environment Agency) 0800 807 060 School Closures (Snow etc) https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/closedserices/Service/schools

Flood Warden

The village Flood Warden is Doug Morse (01300 345707) or e-mail floodwarden@sky.com For all other numbers and entries, please click on the relevant button to the left above.
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