This page provides a 'one stop shop' summary of other local information contacts & services.
Information will be periodically checked for updates & corrections. If you find something wrong, broken or have suggestions for additional resources for this page please contact Ivan Kriznik.
Coldridge Parishioners now have access to one of two defibrillators, located at :-
- Kitchen Courtyard of Coldridge Village Hall
- 'Old' Phone Box in East Leigh.
If needed, follow the instructions on the cabinet and verbal guidance provided by the defibrillator device once in use.
Emergency Services (Police, Ambulance, Fire): 999
Police Non Emergency: 101
NHS Non-Emergency: 111
Western Power Distribution : 105 or 0800 6783 105
South West Water : 0800 230 0561
MID DEVON DISTRICT COUNCIL
Tel: 01884 255255 or on-line at the Mid Devon Council website.
The Contacts & Opening Times page contains useful information concerning physical and e-contacts with MDDC services:-
Refuse Collection and Recycling
You can check refuse collection dates via the MDDC website or by calling Customer Services on 01884 255255.
Additional information covering the full breadth of MDDC refuse and recycling services (incl garden waste, replacement boxes etc) is avaiable here.
Seen evidence of 'fly-tipping': click here to find out how to report incidents.
DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL
Information and news regarding Devon County Council services is available via their website.
Inquiries can be made by phone to DCC customer services on 0345 155 1015 or by emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reporting a Problem - Roads & Transport Related
Devon County Council provide an on-line problem reporting service connected with a wide range of roads and transport related topics (see below).
MOBILE LIBRARY SERVICE
COVID-19 Update: 6th January 2021
- Existing loans have been extended to week to 29th March 2021; you can review loans online or by contacting your library via email.
- Reservation charges will be suspended through to 29th March 2021 as items may take longer than usual to become available.
- Devon's digital library remains open - where you can search, download and stream free eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and e-newspapers from the collection.
Devon Libraries (through their Torrington offices) operate a Mobile Library van that visits Coldridge Village Green on a once a month basis.
Details of the 2021 Coldridge Library dates are as follows:-
Click here to jump to the Devon Libraries website for the latest information on the availability and organisation of lending services during prevailing COVID-19 regulations.
COLDRIDGE VILLAGE BUS SERVICE (#647) operated by MD Coaches
Our weekly bus service on Fridays (Public Holidays Excluded) is now operated by MD Coaches. The service runs between Hatherleigh (via Coldridge) and Exeter, departing for Exeter at 09:51 hrs from the Village Green, returning at 14:37 hrs. Full details of the service timetable and route are available below:-
In line with prevailing COVID-19 security guidelines, use of the service is on a pre-booked basis only. To make a pre-booking contact the MD Coaches office between 0700hrs & 1700hrs, Monday to Friday on 01363 82200.
Note as this is a registered service, the bus will travel to Coldridge as per timetable whether any pre- bookings have been made or not.
Posted/Updated 31st December 2020
Your Local MP - Mel Stride
To contact your MP for Central Devon, Mel Stride, please write, call or email him at the details below.
Mel Stride MP
House of Commons
Local News Services
A selection of links to local on-line news media.
Crediton Courier - News and information for Crediton and surrounding villages
The Moorlander - A fortnightly newspaper focussed on news, events & people from across the Dartmoor area, based out of Chagford.
BBC Spotlight on Facebook - Social media channel for local BBC news and current affairs.
Coldridge Village Events on Facebook - Social media updates on local events
Devon and Cornwall Police website
Force Cancer Charity (RD&E Exeter, Okehampton, Tiverton) website
Village Neighbourhood Watch - Details to be provided shortly
The Beach Guide
A useful resource for planning a day-out on beaches in the South-West - The Beach Guide (South-West).
Posted 26th May 2017; Updated 17th January 2018; January 4th, June 13th 2019; 1st June 2020; 18th February 2021