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DCC's Community Insight Survey

Devon County Council carried out a Community Insight survey in November and December 2019 with the intention of capturing a snapshot of life in Devon for our diverse communities. Initial results will be available early in 2020 and will be shared by Devon County Council with partners, including District Councils. Further analysis (age, disability, locality, etc.) will be available by the Spring.

Emergency Numbers

Emergency Services:  999

Police - non emergency: 101

EDF Electricity:  0800 365900

South West Water:  0800 1691133 

BT Landline Faults: 0800 800 151 and say "Landline Fault" or online here: Help reporting and fixing landline problems online

Oakford Parish Alerts

Oakford Parish Alerts is a system for communicating important information to the residents of the Parish via their mobile phones, but it can also be used for calls for urgent assistance. It has been set up by the Oakford Parish Council to provide extra resilience for the members of the Parish and a way to call for urgent help. Get full details and instructions here: Oakford Parish Alerts

If you'd like to receive the alerts, please contact either Geoff Baylis or Sarah Otton.

Oakford on Facebook

Defibrillator

See our page Defibrillator page.

Recycling and Refuse Collection Service

Each household should have received a collection calendar with collection details for the coming year. The current calendar for the Village centre can be viewed here: Refuse Collection. You can check collection dates for any postcode on the MDDC website or ring Customer Services on 01884 255255.

Use this facility to Report fly tipping

Road Issues: Potholes, Unsafe Trees, etc.

Report a Problem here: www.devon.gov.uk/roadsandtransport/report-a-problem

Roadworks

See details of current and planned roadworks with diversions here: devon.roadworks.org

Mid Devon District Council

01884 255255 or www.middevon.gov.uk

Devon County Council

Contact telephone numbers below or www.devon.gov.uk

Emergencies (out of hours)

  • Social Services: 0845 600 0388 or 0345 600 0388
  • Highways: 01392 383329   
  • Animal Welfare, Petrol and Explosives: 01392 499499

General Enquiries

  • 0845 155 1015 or 0345 155 1015
  • Email: customer@devon.gov.uk
  • SMS text – text ‘Devon’ then your message to 80011
  • Fax:  0845 155 1003 or 0345 155 1003

Other useful information