Local Services


Village in the snow

The nearest Minor Injuries Units is located in Honiton (open 08.00 – 22.00). You do not need an appointment to visit a Minor Injuries Unit.


Acute hospital care is available in Exeter, where there is an A&E department at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital.


Devon Doctors Ltd provides the urgent out-of-hours GP service in Devon. The service is available to everyone in the county, including unregistered patients and visitors. Visit www.devondoctors.co.uk for more information.


101 is the number to call if you want to contact Devon and Cornwall Police about non-emergency matters. It’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


The nearest retained station is in Honiton, Dowell Street. Dial 999 in an emergency.


The Environment Agency provides details of the latest flood warnings on its website www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/floods/31618.aspx. Sand bags are available for use by residents in case of emergency. Call the parish council chair for more information.

Flood Risk advice

Carol Hall IEng MICE 

Carol has 25 years’ experience in flood risk management and civil engineering and wants to help people understand the flood risk to their home. She offers a detailed assessment for house insurance, advice on property protection and flood action planning.

Tel: 01404 850793
Mob: 07854 492347 

Refuse & Recycling

Rubbish and recycling collections are managed by East Devon District Council. Landfill waste is collected every three weeks (from 12th June 2017), usually on a Wednesday morning. Recycled and food waste is picked up every week, usually on a Wednesday morning. For a full list of what can and can’t be recycled, visit http://eastdevon.gov.uk/recycling-and-rubbish/which-container-do-i-use/ 


Stagecoach runs a daily service between 08.00 and 19.00, linking Axminster with Exeter (not Sundays). Dart Line buses also serve the village on Mondays and Thursdays. For timetable information visit www.travelinesw.com.

Royal Mail

There is a collection once a day in the village, and delivery once a day (Monday to Saturday, except Bank Holidays).

Devon County Council services

Website: www.devon.gov.uk
General Enquiries: 0345 155 1015

Emergencies outside office hours
Social Care: 0345 600 0388
Highways: 01392 383329
Animal welfare, petrol, explosives: 01392 499499

Libraries: 0345 155 1001
Registrars: 0345 155 1002
Roads & Transport: 0345 155 1004
Disability Information: 0345 155 1005
Children/Families: 0345 155 1013

East Devon District Council services

Website: www.eastdevon.gov.uk
Switchboard: 01395 516551

Bus Passes: 01395 571500
Car park fines: 01395 571643
Council tax/benefits: 01395 517446
Dog/pest control: 01395 571517
Environmental Health: 01395 517456
Missed bins/recycling: 01395 571515
Planning matters: 01395 517475

Emergencies outside office hours: 01395 578237


The nearest Jobcentre is in Honiton.  See https://find-your-nearest-jobcentre.dwp.gov.uk/