Useful Local Contacts


 

YOUR LOCAL COUNCILLORS

Click here for a full listing of local Councillors.

 

 

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL

For all departments

0845 600 6400

County Councillor – Paul Kelly

 

www.northumberland.gov.uk - e-mail: ask@northumberland.gov.uk

 

 

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

Guy Opperman M.P. - House of Commons, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA
e-mail

0207 2197113

Local Office

01434 603777

 

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.

01434 600599

 

AIRPORT

Newcastle Airport - Customer information 
www.newcastleairport.com

0871 882 1121

 

ANIMAL WELFARE

RSPCA 24 hour helpline

0300 1234 999

 

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

 

CHURCHES

Church of England: Parish Church, St Peters Bywell - St John the Divine, 
Meadowfield Road - St George’s, Mickley - Rev Bill Rigby
Anglican churches website - www.bmscofe.org.uk

01661 842272

Methodist Church, Mount View Terrace - 
Re, 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) E:mail:  David

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

 

 

DISTRICT NURSE / MIDWIFE

District nurse

01434 632011

Midwife - contact the surgery

01661 842626

or Maternity unit at Hexham General Hospital

0844 811 8111

 

DOCTORS

Corbridge

 

 

Stocksfield

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

01661 842626

Prescription line 10.30 am - 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm (not Thursday afternoon)

01661 845945

www.branchendsurgery.co.uk

 

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

 

HELP?

In despair? - Contact the Samaritans
www.samaritans.org

08457 90 90 90

Concerned about drug misuse - FRANK Text: 82111.
www.talktofrank.com

0800 77 66 00

Sixty Eighty Thirty - supporting women in Tynedale who have experienced domestic abusewww.sixtyeightythirty.com

01434 608030

 

HOSPITALS

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

 

LIBRARY

 

LOCAL NEWSPAPER

Hexham Courant, Beaumont Street, Hexham
www.hexham-courant.co.uk

01434 602351

 

NHS DIRECT

24 hour medical advice & assistance

0845 46 47

 

POLICE - in an emergency dial 999

Non emergency number

101

 

POSTAL SERVICE

 

 

RAIL SERVICES

National Rail Enquiries
nationalrail.co.uk

08457 48 49 50

Northern Rail
northernrail.org

0845 00 00 125

Download the Tyne Valley Line Timetable

 

 

RECYCLING FACILITIES

There are Household Waste Recycling facilities at: 
Broomhouse Road, West Wylam, Prudhoe. 
French Garden Industrial Estate, Hexham.

Useful sites also include

www.aerial-direct.co.uk/guide-recycling-electriconic-waste/

www.recycling-guide.org.uk/resources.html

www.earth911.com/recycling-center-search-guides/


 

 

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

Queen Elizabeth High School, Hexham - Head teacher: Mr N Morrison

01434 610300

Mowden Hall Preparatory School, Newton - Head teacher: Mr B Beardmore-Gray

01661 842147

 

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
600388

 

WATER

Northumbrian Water - including 24 hour emergency service

0845 717 1100

Leak line Freephone

0800 393 084

Water & Sewerage Flooding

0800 328 7648