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Useful Phone Numbers and Links

About Neroche Villages

A History of Neroche Parish




Thurlbear Primary School


Useful Phone Numbers

Useful Links

Elected Representatives

Parish Plan

Parish Plan Newsletters


Ambulance  Fire  Police
999 or 112

See below for reporting non-urgent matters to police and for

contacting the local community police team

See below

Environment Agency
0800 80 70 60 -  24 hr service

See Utilities below

RSPCA West Hatch Animal Rescue Centre
0300 123 0747
In cases of cruelty, neglect or emergency  0300 1234 999 (24 hr)

See Utilities below

Somerset County Council

Main contact: 0300 123 2224

General information:

Drug and Alcohol Advice and Support

General information and useful links

Alcoholics Anonymous
0117 9265520 (24 hr line)

Turning Point Drugs and Alcohol Services
01823 328 463 

On the Level Drugs and Alcohol Services
Young people under 18   
01749 675 766

Hypnotheraphy Directory

For information about hypnotherapy

and contacting a local qualified practitioner


NHS Choices  Your Health, Your choices

111 is the NHS non-emergency number

999 is the NHS emergency number (including ambulances)

Google NHS Choices for information of local services and information

about medical conditions and symptons


Symptom Checker, Health Information and Medicines Guide

This is a very useful site

Gogle "patient"

Dental Emergency

See NHS entry above

Somerset Dental Advice Line (Routine)

For help finding an NHS dentist for an urgent appointment or

for on-going dental care

0300 123 7691 

Pharmacy – Out of Hours 

Try supermarket pharmacies till late (ASDA, Sainsbury's) 

Google Taunton out-of-hours pharmacies or chemists


Contraceptive and Sexual Health

  • Contraceptive and Sexual Health Service (C&SH)

            01823 326 867 (C&SH)



Taunton and Somerset Hospital

Musgrove Park
01823 333 444

Yeovil District Hospital

01935 475 122



Blackbrook Surgery

01823 259 444 

Warwick House Medical Centre 
01823 282 147

Church View Surgery – Broadway
01460 55300

Blackdown Hills Practice

North Curry Health Centre
01823 490 505

Please contact us if your surgery is not listed



Renew loans and service information  0845 345 9177
Renew loans (automated service 24hr)  01823 334 334


Social Support

Jobcentre Near Me

The general Jobcentre Plus is a free phone number and can be used to check on a benefits application, change your address, complain about a Jobcentre office or get general advice.

Find out more about benefits and support including: JSA, ESA, Universal Credit, Working Tax Credit and Housing Benefit.

Search for jobs available through JobCentre Plus using the Universal Job Match website. Universal Jobmatch features jobs advertised by employers and recruiters.

0345 608 8545

Age UK Somerset  (formally Age Concern)
0845 643 4621

Citizens Advice Bureau    
01823 282 235

0800 1111

08457 909 090
01823 288 998
Google “the Samaritans taunton”

Somerset Care Direct 
Community Services for Adults   0845 345 9133


Somerset County Council Social Services

A new number for Somerset County Council

0300 123 2224

SCC Social Services  > Services

Women’s Refuge
01823 279 991



999 or 112


Contact Avon and Somerset Police by calling on 101.

Phone number 101 should be used for non-emergencies such as:

  •  reporting a crime
  •  contacting local officers
  •  getting crime prevention advice
  •  making us aware of policing issues in your local area
  •  making an appointment with a police officer
  •  for any other non-emergency

    If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired, you can
    textphone  on 18001 101


General website for police

Local Police – Taunton Urban and Rural Neighbourhood Police Team

Emergency Number  999

Police Non-emergency Number  101

Police Sergeant

APS 2631 Huw Jenkins              Phone 07889 657890

Beat Manager

PC 1146 Maria Jennings             Phone 07889 658000

Community Support Officer

PCSO 8784 Lynsey Gamblin       Phone 07889 655212

Community Support Officer

PCSO 9981 Stephen Chapman   Phone 07889 655196

These telephone numbers are only used when the officer is in duty. 

If it is an emergency and you need an immediate response please telephone 999

Please do not report crimes on officers’ mobile phones

If you wish to report a crime or for any non emergency calls please telephone 101
Email also available:

Other useful links are:



Planning a Journey – Traveline
0871 200 2233     

Taunton Train Station

Yeovil Junction Station

National Rail Enquiries
Train times and fares

Highways Agency Information Line
08457 50 40 30

National Express

Berry’s Coaches
01823 331 356

99 and 99A Buses - Chard/Taunton Timetables   
Traveline 0871 200 2233         

Bristol Airport
0871 334 4344

Exeter Airport
01392 367 433




  • Power failure

Western power Distribution
0800 365 900  - if your laptop battery was charged!

Wessex Water

  • Emergencies and Operational Problems

0845 600 4 600

  • Leakstoppers

0800 692 0692

APM test page


Blackdown Hills AONB
Neroche Hall
Community Council


Thurlbear School

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