Abandoned Vehicle   You can report this to the Somerset Council on  0300 123 2224

Abandoned vehicles

Agricultural Contractors – Keith Butt 01747 840481

Animal Welfare contacts

R.S.P.C.A:  Inspector Snook, South  and West Region, West Hatch, Taunton, TA3 5RT.  Tel. no. 0300 1234 999

TRADING STANDARDS:  Devon and Somerset Trading Standards, Animal Health & Welfare Team, Buckland Road, Chelston, Wellington, Somerset TA21 9HP

DEFRA:  Isca Building, Manley House, Kestrel Way, Exeter, Devon EX2 7LQ. Tel. no. 01392 266373 Defra Vet: Ralph Druin  Email:

Builders/property maintenance – Neil Gorry 01747 840013, 

                                                      Rob Doody 01747 840802 

Church Glebe Land The Diocesan Office,  Diocese of Bath and Wells, The Old Deanery, St. Andrew's Street, Wells, Somerset BA5 2UG

Land Agents: Greenslade Taylor Hunt, 1 High street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1QFTel. no. 01460 238383

Citizens Advice Service   Somerset Adviceline 03444 88 9623 

Somerset Council   tel:0300 123 2224

Electricity Supply Failure   tel: 0845 7708090

Fire and Rescue Service   tel: 0845 3459188
Free Home Fire Safety Visit to identify any potential hazards for the over 60s, single parents, disabled or families on low incomes. Check and/or install smoke alarms.

Fly Tipping
Please report fly tipping to 0300 123 2224

. The District Councils target is to remove it within 24 hours.
An easy way to report this to the council is online.

Handyperson Scheme   tel: 01380 829000
This has now been transferred from the district council to Aster Living.  Ridgeway Care & Repair, part of Aster Living, provides advice and practical help with home adaptations, improvements and repairs. The Handihelp team helps with this, helping older, vulnerable or disabled people to remain living in their own home in comfort and safety. Advice is free but there is a charge for work undertaken.

Information and Advice Service   tel: 0845 643 4621
Provided by Age Concern Somerset, offering advice on security, access to benefits, form filling and advocacy and mediation with care homes.

Mobile Library - 12.35pm–1.10pm every 4th Friday – Old Orchard layby in Queens Grove (BA9 8NE) –    For updates or changes visit the Pen Selwood web site --( or

Newspaper Delivery – Paper Trees, Wincanton 01963 32356

Petrol Stations   Bourton – Forge Garage. SP8 5BN.

                           Wincanton – Anchor Hill. BA9 8AE.

                                              Morrisons. BA9 8AE,

                           Gillingham – Chantry Fields, SP8 4UA 

                                               Shaftesbury Road SP8 5FD

Post Offices        Bourton. -- New Road SP8 5BD

                           Gillingham. -- High Street SP8 4AA

                                                Broad Robin, Wyke. SP8 4PJ 

                            Mere.  -- 1 Boar Street BA12 6DD

                            Wincanton. – 6, Market Place BA9 9LJ

                            Zeals. --  Chapel Lane BA12 6NL  

Recycling and Waste Collection   Refuse every 3 weeks, recycling - weekly on Fridays

Roads, Travel and Parking

 Riding Permits – Stourhead (Western) Estate 01747 840643

                             Stavordale Estate (Strutt & Parker) 01722 328741

Somerset County Council  0300 123 2224>contact-us

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