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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. 

Further information on local defibrillator use (incl. CPR) is provided here.  Additional guidance includuing a short 'how to' video on CPR is provided by the British Heart Foundation (link here).



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



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) can be located here.

Seen evidence of 'fly-tipping':  The following link is available to report incidents.



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


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).

DCC Roads and Transport Website Image (No Link)


Just click on the DCC Roads and Transport>Report a problem link and follow the instructions.



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:-

 Devon Libraries Mobile Library Calendar - Coldridge 2021


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.


VILLAGE BUS SERVICE (#647 Carmel Bristol)

A weekly bus service on Fridays is operated by Carmel of Bristol, running between Hatherleigh (via Coldridge) and Exeter, departing for Exeter at 09:51hrs from the Village Green, returning at 14:42hrs.

Full details of the service timetable and route are available on the Carmel Bristol website.


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

01392 823306


Local News Services

A selection of links to local on-line news media.

Crediton Courier  - News and information for Crediton and surrounding villages

Crediton 'in the News' via Exeter Express & Echo (

The Moorlander  - 'New' 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