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Ambulance Service
Coal Merchants
Fire Service
Local Newspapers
Registrar of Births and Deaths
Useful Links
Veterinary Practices
Voluntary Organisations
Waste Disposal

Ambulance Service
In an emergency dial 999
Ambulance Station
Evingar Industrial Estate
Ardglen Road
RG28 7BB

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Coal Merchants
Picket Piece
Telephone: 01264 352688
Marsh Fuels
Telephone: 01635 253253

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Fire Service
In an emergency dial 999
Fire Station
Church Street
RG28 7AD
Telephone: 01256 8918881
Website: http://www.hantsfire.gov.uk/

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The nearest County Library is in Whitchurch at:
Gill Nethercott Centre
Winchester Road
RG28 7HP
Telephone: 0845 6035631
Email: clnowit@hants.gov.uk
Opening Hours (curtailed due to Covid-19)
Monday 1pm-4pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

There are larger libraries in Andover and Basingstoke:
Chantry Centre
SP10 1LT
Telephone: 0845 6035631
Fax: 01264 365939
Email: clceand@hants.gov.uk
Basingstoke Library
19/20 Westminster House
Festival Place
RG21 7LS
Telephone: 0845 6035631
Fax: 01256 470666
Email: clnobas@hants.gov.uk

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Local Newspapers
There is no local paper for Hurstbourne Priors or Whitchurch but the area is covered by the following:
Basingstoke Gazette
PO Box 98
Telephone: 01256 461131

Basingstoke Observer (free)
2nd Floor
Paddington House
Town Centre
Telephone: 01256 694120

Andover Advertiser
24-32 London Street
Telephone: 01264 323456

Hampshire Chronicle
57 High Street
SO23 9BY
Telephone: 01962 841772

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Hampshire County Council provides recycling facilities, to which you can take items that are not collected by BDBC. For more information see HCC Website.
The nearest recycling points (unmanned) are in Whitchurch and are open 24hrs per day, 7 days per week.

Silk Mill Car Park
Glass bottles and jars, drinks and food cans, newspapers and magazines, cardboard, junk mail, plastic bottles, aluminium, shoes and clothing

Bell Street Car Park
Glass bottles and jars, drinks and food cans, newspapers and magazines, cardboard, junk mail, plastic bottles, shoes and clothing. You can also recycle yoghurt pots, butter/spread containers, bottle tops etc. at this site.

The Railway Hotel Car Park
Glass bottles and jars, drinks and food cans, newspapers and magazines, cardboard, junk mail and plastic bottles

There are large manned recycling points (Household Waste Recycling Centres) in Andover and Basingstoke which will accept, in addition to the above, other types of recyclable items.
Further information on what can be recycled at these centres is available at http://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/services/recycle/recycling/recyclingsites.htm

Scott Close
Walworth Industrial Estate
01264 351421
Open: Apr-Sep Daily 8am-7pm
Oct-Mar Daily 8am-4pm
Green waste for composting, oil, fridges and freezers, metal, soil and rubble (limited amounts), cement bonded asbestos material and hazardous items. Charges may apply for some items.

Wade Road
01256 461750
Open: Apr-Sep Daily 8am - 7pm
Oct-Mar Daily 8am - 4.30pm
Green waste for composting, oil, fridges and freezers, metal, soil and rubble (limited amounts), furniture, car batteries, cement bonded asbestos material and hazardous items. Charges may apply for some items.

Furniture: To recycle any surplus furniture, household goods, baby equipment or electrical items, contact the Community Furniture Project, 6, Joule Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XH. Larger items can be collected from your home.
Telephone: 01256 320700
Web: http://cfpbasingstoke.org/

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Registrar of Births and Deaths
Town Hall
Newbury Street
WhitchurchThu 10 am-11am by prior appointment only.
Telephone: 01256 322188

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Useful Links
Included in this list are a number of helpful links which are shown elsewhere on this site but which have been repeated here for ease of reference:
http://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/ - Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Web Site
www.basingstoke.gov.uk/planning - To view status of planning applications
http://www.hants.gov.uk/ - Hampshire County Council Web Site
www.hants.gov.uk/highways - To report problems
http://www.stmarybourne-pc.gov.uk/ - St Mary Bourne Village Web Site
http://www.stmarybourne.org.uk/ - St Mary Bourne Parish Web Site
http://www.longparish.org.uk/ - Longparish Village Web Site
http://www.thewhitchurchweb.org/ - Whitchurch Town Web Site
http://www.bartonstacey.parish.hants.gov.uk/ - Barton Stacey Village Web Site
www.hants.gov.uk/parish/whitchurch - Whitchurch Town Council Web Site
http://www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/ - Whitchurch Silk Mill
http://www.s207194931.websitehome.co.uk/ - Whitchurch Parish Magazine
http://www.southern-electric.co.uk/ - Southern Electricity
http://www.house.co.uk/ - British Gas
http://www.uswitch.com/ - Cost Comparison Site
http://www.southernwater.co.uk/ - Southern Water
http://www.southeastwater.co.uk/ - South East Water
http://www.basingstokegazette.co.uk/ - Basingstoke Gazette
http://www.andoveradvertiser.co.uk/ - Andover Advertiser

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In the event of an electrical emergency or power outage contact Southern Electric on 0845 770 8090.
If you smell gas or suspect a gas leak call National Gas Emergency on 0800 111 999.
It is now possible to obtain gas and electricity supplies from any one of a number of organisations, of which the following is a small selection:
If you are considering changing suppliers, comparative quotations may be obtained using any of the following web sites:

Water in the area is generally supplied by:
Southern Water
telephone 0845 272 0845 http://www.southernwater.co.uk/
South East Water
telephone 0845 301 0845 http://www.southeastwater.co.uk/

If you spot a mains water leak anywhere in the area call 0800 820 999.

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Veterinary Practices
Foxcotte Veterinary Group

33 Winchester Street
Tel 01256 892067
Surgery (no appointment needed), 24 hour emergency cover
Surgery hours:
Mon-Fri: 9am - 10am and 4pm - 5pm
Other times by appointment
Website: http://www.foxcotte.co.uk/

For more specialist equine care:
The Whitchurch Equine Veterinary Practice
19 Micheldever Road
RG28 7JD
Telephone: 01256 895400

Equine Clinic
Collis Farm
Upper Chute
SP11 9EF
Telephone: 01264 730272

There are further veterinary practices in nearby Andover:
Strathmore Veterinary Clinic
London Road
Hampshire SP10 2PH
Telephone: 01264 352323

Foxcotte Veterinary Group
15 Foxcotte Road
SP10 4AR
Telephone: 01264 358808

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Voluntary Organisations
Citizens Advice Bureau
Town Hall
Newbury Street
Tuesday 10am-1pm
Volunteer Services
Sheila Hibberd - Telephone 893536
Molly Green - Telephone 892355

Arthritis Research Campaign
Marian Cornford 01256 892245
Friends of Whitchurch Silk Mill
Cats Protection League
Claire Bevan
Telephone 01256 892019

Waste Disposal
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (BDBC) is responsible for the collection of household waste in Hurstbourne Priors. Full details of the council's services, which include the collection of bulky items, are to be found on its website.
Householders are required to place their refuse bin or sacks on the edge of their property nearest the road by 7am on their collection day.
BDBC supply black/grey wheeled bins, either large (240 litre) or small(140 litre) for the collection of non-recyclable household waste and these are collected weekly, normally on a Friday.

BDBC supply large (240 litre) green wheelie bins for the collection of household recyclable items which are collected fortnightly, normally on a Friday.

If there is problem or delay with collections, information may be found on the B&D web site at basingstoke.gov.uk/service-updates.

Bulky Items can be collected by BDBC at a cost of £10. Telephone 01256 845474 for more details or visit the website.

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