Local Information

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Airport

Newcastle International Airport, General enquiries – 0870 122 1488

Flight Enquiries 0870 122 1484

Website: newcastleairport.com

Ambulance Services

In emergency dial -999

The non-emergency number is-111
North Eastern Ambulance Service – 0191 430 2203

Any complaint or queries about ambulance services should be referred to the Regional Ambulance Officer, Northeast Ambulance Headquarters, Scotswood House, Newcastle Business Park, Newcastle upon Tyne – 0191 430 2203.

Address:Bernicia House, Goldcrest way, Newburn riverside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Bus Services

Arriva Northumbria Ltd., Hexham Bus Station – 01434 602061

National Express – 08705 808080

Chiropody

For Great Feet Chiropody Clinic, Corbridge Workshops, Station Road, Corbridge, NE45 5AZ – 01434 634464

There is a van in the village at regular intervals. Applications for appointments or home visits should be made through your doctor, health visitor or district nurse.

Chemists

Henderson’s Pharmacy, Town Hall Buildings, Corbridge – 01434 632046
Monday – Friday. 9 a.m – 6 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m – 4 p.m.

Boots the Chemist, Branch End, Stocksfield – 01661 842137

Monday – Friday. 9 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. & 1.30 – 5.30 p.m. Saturday. 9.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Nearest office is located at Community Centre, Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NP

– 03444 111 444

Community Care groups

Child Line – 0800 1111

Consumer Protection And Advice

NCC Trading Standards Office – 01670 502306

Doctors

Corbridge Health Centre – 01434 632011

Branch End Surgery, Stocksfield – 01661 842626

Branch End Surgery – Out of hours number – 0845 60 80 320

Branch End Surgery Prescription Line: Call this number to renew your prescription only. Available Monday to Friday 10.30-12.30, and Monday-Wednesday and Friday 2pm-4pm – 01661 845945

NHS Direct – 0845 46 47

ADAPT – Action by Differently Abled People in Tynedale – ADAPT provides information and services for people with disabilities or long-term ill health, their carers and families in the Tynedale area – 01434 600599

ADAPT Transport Co-ordinator – 01434 606156

Dogs

It is an offence to allow a dog to foul a footway of any street or public place (Tynedale bye-law) Fine up to £1,000. Dog Waste: please remember that Free Poop Scoop bags are available from Tynedale Council. Please contact Phil Dowson – 01434 652433

Electricity

Emergency loss of supply – 0800 66 88 77

Other enquiries call this number, or see Electricity Display Panel in the phone book – 08450 70 71 72

Environment Agency

Emergency Hotline – To report all environmental incidents – 0800 80 70 60

Floodline – 0845 988 1188

General Enquiries – 08708 506506

Fire

Fire Service – in emergency dial 999. The nearest Fire Station is at Tyne Mills Trading Estate, Hexham – 01434 602212

Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service H.Q., Morpeth – 01670 534659

Gas

All reports of gas escapes at any time – 0800 111 999

Health Visitors

Health visitors, Corbridge – 01434 632798

Jill Lee and Kim Knapton, Branch End Surgery, Stocksfield – 01661 843080

Help

In despair ? Contact the SAMARITANS – 0845 790 90 90

Drugs & Alcohol Problem Service, Plummer Court, Newcastle – 24 hour helpline – 0191 219 5610

ESCAPE Family Support – Supporting Substance Misusers & their Families and carers – 24 hour helpline – 07702 833944

Hospitals

The village is in the catchment area of the Hexham General Hospital – 01434 655655

Other hospitals:

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle – 0191 284 3111

Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle – 0191 273 5131

Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI), Newcastle – 0191 232 5131

Prudhoe – 01670 394000

Housing

Milecastle Housing, Beaufront Park, Anick Road, Hexham – 01434 611400

Repairs direct Hotline for tenants’ repair requests – 24 hours – 0800 197 0020

Job Centre

Hexham – Haugh Lane, Hexham – 0345 604 3719

Website: http://www.jobcentrenearme.com/

Leisure Activities

Prudhoe Waterworld – 01661 833144

Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham – 01434 607080

Hexham Swimming Pool – 01434 652444

Haltwhistle Open Air Pool – 01434 320727

Leisure Tynedale, Sports Development – 01434 604752

Tynedale Healthy Life – 01434 652320

Westworld (Sports Hall) – 01661 833144

Queen’s Hall, Hexham, Booking Office – 01434 606724

Library

Hexham Library, Beaumont Street – 01434 603156

Mobile Library – van in Broomhaugh 3.45 pm-4.10 pm and Millfield Road 4.15 pm-6.30 pm alternate Thursdays

Local Newspaper

Hexham Courant, Beaumont Street, Hexham – 01434 602351
Website: hexham-courant.co.uk

Marriage Guidance Council, Tyneside & District

Mea House, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne – 0191 232 9109

Member of Parliament

Guy Opperman M.P. – House of Commons, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA – Hexham office – 01434 603777
e-mail

Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

Heather Redfearn – 01434 682597

Northumberland County Council

All enquiries – 0845 600 6400

Website: northumberland.gov.uk

ask@northumberland.gov.uk

Political Parties

Conservative Charles Heslop – 01434 682330

Labour Eileen Burt – 01661 834764

Liberal Democrat Philip Latham – 01434 682494

Police

Police – In emergency dial 999. Northumbria Police – 08456 043 043

Principal Station, Shaftoe Leazes, Hexham – 01434 604111

British Transport Police – 0800 40 50 40

Pre-School

Suzanne Barker – Pre-school supervisor – 07754 395572
Caroline Duguid – Committee secretary – 01434 682882

Website: ridingmillpreschool.btck.co.uk

Public House

The Wellington – 01434 682531

Public Transport

For all local public transport enquiries – 0870 608 26 08

Rail Services

Passenger information at Newcastle Central Station – 08457 48 49 50
National Rail Enquiries Website: nationalrail.co.uk

Northern Rail – 0845 000 0125

Website: northernrail.org Download the Tyne Valley Line Timetable – PDF

National Express East Coast – 08457 225 333

Tickets can be bought on-line. Website: nationalexpresseastcoast.com

Refuse Collection

Enquiries and requests to collect special or large items of rubbish, contact Environmental Services Office, Tynedale District Council – 01434 652200

Recycling

Bottle, can and paper banks – Wellington car park
Bottle, can and clothing banks – Wentworth Car Park, Hexham and Stocksfield Sportsfield

Registrar – Births, Marriages & Deaths

Hexham – (Superintendent Registrar) Abbey Gate House, Market Street – 01434 602355

Schools

Director of Education – 01670 533000

Broomhaugh C of E First School (5—9 years) – 01434 682374

Corbridge Middle School (9—13 years) – 01434 632191

Queen Elizabeth High School – 01434 610300

FURTHER EDUCATION:
Queen Elizabeth High School – 01434 610321

Newcastle College, St Mary’s Wynd, Hexham – 0800 7317073

Shop

Bobby’s – Bobby and Frank Turner – 01434 682583
Open Monday to Friday 6.30 am to 6 pm. Saturday 7 am to 12.30 pm. Sunday 7.30 am to 12 noon

Social Services

NCC Director of Social Services – 01670 533000

Local enquiries to Area Office Priory Buildings, Hexham – 01434 603582

Victim Support

Victim Support – 01434 600117

Sportsfield Management Committee

Monica Anderton – Parish Clerk – 01661 598186

Street Lighting

Report faulty street lighting with the number on the lamp standard to Nortumberland County Council – 0845 600 6400
ask@northumberland.gov.uk

Telephones

BT – Operator – 100
Website: bt.com

Enquiries about telephone faults – 0800 800 151

BT Directory enquiries – 118 500 – Calls to 118 500 cost £1.69 per minute or part thereof with a 29p connection charge from BT landlines (excluding BT payphones). Mobiles and other networks may vary.
Website: thephonebook.bt.com – The use of this website to look up numbers is free of charge.

Water

All enquiries about local supply to Northumbrian Water, Abbey Road, Pity Me, Durham DH1 5FJ – Including emergency service day and night – 0845 717 1100

Leakline Freephone – 0800 393 084

Wildlife

Northumberland Wildlife Group, Maurice Redfearn – 01434 682597