Local Info

DISTRICT & COUNTY COUNCILLOR

Pauline Batstone
Elvlyn Cottage
Glue Hill
Sturminster Newton
DT10 2DJ
Tel: 01258 472583
Email: p.h.batstone@dorsetcc.gov.uk

Pauline has a surgery in the Village Hall every 1st Saturday in the month from 9.30am to 10.15am.


MP

Simon Hoare
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
Email: simon.hoare.mp@parliament.uk

Details of Surgeries


SERVICES IN OUR VILLAGE

 

NEWSPAPER DELIVERY SERVICE – Beckley News (Joe & Barbara Herbert) 01935 814267 or beckleynews@tiscali.co.uk

MILK DELIVERY AND GROCERIES

REFUSE COLLECTION

BUS TIMETABLE and there is also a Community Service  Bus.

A really useful website for information about services in Dorset is https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/.


SCHOOLS

Pre-School

Buckland Newton Pre School

Holwell Nursery

Primary (4-11yrs)

Buckland Newton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Secondary (11-18yrs)

The Gryphon School

Independent

There are a number of independent schools including Leweston, Sherborne Prep, Sherborne School and Sherborne Girls.


HOSPITALS

Our nearest hospital is the Yeatman Hospital which is a Minor Injuries Unit.  This is not 24/7 so do check the website for opening times.  Otherwise for A&E you have a choice of Dorchester or Yeovil.


POLICE

We are covered by the North Dorset Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team.  Ring 101 for local police or in an emergency always call 999.