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YOUR LOCAL COUNCILLORS
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NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL
For all departments http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Home.aspx
0845 600 6400
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County Councillor - Anne Dale 01434 673326
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
Guy Opperman M.P. - House of Commons, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA  www.guyopperman.co.uk/
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Local Office
01670 789161
ADAPT
Action by Differently Abled People in Tynedale Providing information & services for people with disabilities or long-term ill health, their carers & families in Tynedale.
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01434 600599
AIRPORT
Newcastle Airport - Customer information www.newcastleairport.com
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0871 882 1121 (10p pr minute service charge)
ANIMAL WELFARE
RSPCA 24 hour helpline 0300 1234 999
Northumberland West Branch, Hexham 07872 041733
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BUS SERVICES
Travel line - timetable enquires 0871 200 22 33 
Lost property 0844 800 44 11
National Express coaches 0871 781 81 81
CARE & CARERS
Burn Brae Care Ltd 01661 830111
Eastgate Manor 01661 845000
Helping Hands Community Care 01661 843839
Newlife Care Services 01661 844140
Red Brick House 01661 830677
CHILDCARE
Child minders - Jennifer Carroll  01661 843790
Pre-school groups
Broomley Pre-school 01661 844477
Stocksfield Playgroup - Mon, Tues, Wed &Thurs 07857 894313
SICA playgroup - Mon, Tues & Thurs 07857 894313
Baptist Church - Stay & Play - parent & toddler group Tues at 10.00 am Margaret Douglas
01661 836330
Mid Tyne Kids Club - Out of School Club 01661 844610
Fern Hollow Day Nursery 01661 842717
CHURCHES
Church of England
Parish Church, St Peters Bywell - St John the Divine,
Meadowfield Road - St George’s, Mickley - Rev Bill Rigby
01661 842272
Anglican churches website - www.bmscofe.org.uk
Methodist Church, Mount View Terrace - Rev. Jenny Wilkes
www.stocksfieldmethodists.org.uk
01661 833869
Baptist Church, Main Road - Church office 01661 842393
Roman Catholic: Our Lady & St Cuthbert Church, Highfield Lane, Prudhoe. 01661 832298
St Elizabeth’s Church, Minsteracres. 01434 673248
Quakers: Religious Society of Friends
Branch End (premises available for hire)
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01434 604747
CITIZEN’S ADVICE BUREAU
Community Centre Hexham Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri - 1000 - 1400  03444 111444
Prudhoe, 13 Front Street, Prudhoe. Tues. & Thurs 1000 - 1400 03444 111444
COMMUNITY CENTRE
Stocksfield Community Association (SICA)
Mount View Terrace - 24hr answer phone
http://www.stocksfieldca.org.uk/
01661 842346 
DISTRICT NURSE / MIDWIFE
District nurse 01434 632011
Midwife - contact the surgery 01661 842626
or Maternity unit at Hexham General Hospital 0844 811 8111
DOCTORS
Branch End Surgery - Mon, Tues: 7.00 am - 6.00 pm, Wed 8.00 am - 6.00 pm, Thurs, Fri: 8.00 am - 6.00 pm www.branchendsurgery.co.uk
01661 842626
Prescription line 10.30 am - 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm (not Thursday afternoon) 01661 845945
Branch End - Out of hours
Now registering new NHS Patients
Dial 111
Prudhoe Medical Group, Dr Syntax Road, Prudhoe
Reception open Mon - Frid 8.00 am - 6.00 pm
0844 815 1585
ELECTRICITY
Emergency loss of supply 0800 66 88 77
ENVIRONMENT AGENCY
Emergency Hotline: To report all environmental incident 0800 80 70 60
FIRE SERVICE - in an emergency dial 999
County Fire & Rescue Service HQ, Morpeth 01670 534659 
For free smoke detectors 0800 731 1351
FLOODLINE
Flooding information 0845 988 11 88
GAS
All reports of gas escapes at any time 0800 111 999
HEALTH VISITORS
Stocksfield 01661 843080
HELP?
In despair? - Contact the Samaritans www.samaritans.org
08457 90 90 90 
Talk to Frank www.talktofrank.com
0800 77 66 00
Rehab 4 Alcoholism offers a free helpline and intervention service for people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. 0345 222 3509
www.rehab4alcoholism.com
Sixty Eighty Thirty - supporting women in Tynedale who have experienced domestic abuse www.sixtyeightythirty.com
01434 608030
HOSPITALS
Cramlington A&E 0344 811 8111
Hexham General Hospital 0344 811 8111
Wansbeck (Ashington) & North Tyneside 0344 811 8111
Newcastle: Freeman, General & RVI 0191 233 6161
24 hour medical advice and assistance 111
HOUSING
ISOS Housing
Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe
Beaufront Park, Anick Road, Hexham.
0300 300 1505
JOB CENTRE / BENEFITS AGENCY
Haugh Lane, Hexham
Jobe Centre Plus Lone PArent Advisor
Spetchells Centre Prudhoe - Appointments through Job Centre.
01434 602223 
Benefits Helpline 0844 415 3905
UK Benefits Guide http://householdquotes.co.uk/uk-benefits-guide/
LIBRARY
Spetchells Centre, Front Street Prudhoe
Mon, Tues, Wed & Frid 9.00am 5.00pm
Thurs 9.00 - 6.00pm.
Sat 09.30 - 1.00pm.
01661 832540
A mobile library visits Stocksfield on a 2 week rota:
Saturday (week 2)
 
LOCAL NEWSPAPER
Hexham Courant, Beaumont Street, Hexham www.hexham-courant.co.uk
01434 602351
POLICE - in an emergency dial 999
Non emergency number  101
POSTAL SERVICE
Stocksfield Central Post Office Amberley House, Station Approach
01661 842110
Mon - Fri 9.00 am - 5.00 pm. Sat 09.00 - 12.30 pm.
Last postal collection Mon - Fri 6 pm. Sat 12.15 pm.
 
RAIL SERVICES
National Rail Enquiries nationalrail.co.uk
03457 48 49 50
Northern Railway northernrailway.co.uk
0845 00 00 125
  Download the Tyne Valley Line Timetable (based on Hexham)
RECYCLING FACILITIES
Stocksfield Sportsfield Car Park: Glass, cans, paper, textiles and books.
There are Household Waste Recycling facilities at:
Broomhouse Road, West Wylam, Prudhoe and French Garden Industrial Estate, Hexham.
 
REGISTRAR
Births, Marriages, Civil Partnerships & Deaths
Hadrian House, Market Street, Hexham NE46 3NH
Mon - Fri 9.30 am - 3.30 pm (by appointment only)
 
SCHOOLS
Broomley First School - Head teacher: Mrs Sheila Coulson 01661 842271
STREET LIGHTING / POTHOLES
To report faulty street lighting & lit signs or Potholes
Please make a note of the number of the light and/or its location.
Please make a note of the number of the light and/or its location.
0845 0600 6400
TYNEDALE HOSPICE AT HOME
Free nursing, domiciliary & home support to those patients, with advanced disease, and their families in the Tynedale area. They also provide volunteer drivers. 01434 604321
01434 600388
WATER
Northumbrian Water - including 24 hour emergency service  0845 717 1100
Leak line Freephone 0800 393 084
Water & Sewerage Flooding 0800 328 7648