A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

A

Adult & Community Learning Centre: Passmore Edwards Centre, Market Street, Newton Abbot 01392 384012 

After School

F.A.A.B.S. Fun After and Before School –Rydon School, Rydon Road, Kingsteignton, TQ12 3LP – Tel: 07703 837263 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St Michael’s After School Club: St Michael’s School, Church Street, Kingsteignton,       TQ12 3BQ - 01626 352854  07816 853478

 

Age UK Devon: Unit 1, Manaton Court, Matford Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8PF, 0845 296 7810, www.ageukdevon.co.uk   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Air Training Corps, 1322 Sqdn: Cadet Centre, Wharf Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2DA - Mon & Wed, 7.15pm to 9.30 pm  Flt. Lt. Lindsey Sayers www.1322.org.uk  01626 32792 (on parade evenings only) or 07739 146879

Allotments: Newton Abbot & District Co-operative Allotment Association, Mr R. Beech, 01626 367513 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Sunday (Closed Meeting) 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. Bradley Community Centre, Newton Abbot - Tuesday (Open Meeting) 7.30 p.m. Old Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot  Contact 01752 791111 (Local) or 08457 697555 (National)

Alzheimer’s South Devon: Suite 2, Berwyn House, 70-72 Abbey Road, Torquay, TQ2 5NH - 01803 210333.  Enquiries and Referrals 0300 5001219  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Animals

Animal Cremation Services: Cremtor, Greycoat Lane, Forches Cross, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6PX - 01626 353990 www.cremtor.co.uk, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Animals in Distress Rescue Centre: Biltor, Edgelands Lane, Ipplepen, TQ12 5UG        01803 812121, www.animalsindistress.uk.com

Cats Protection: Teignbridge & Totnes Branch - 08453 712723, www.teignbridge.cats.org.uk   

People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals Shop: 21 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AQ   01626 363892

 

Arthritis Care Newton Abbot: 2nd Wed of each month 7.30 p.m. at St Paul’s Church, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2HN - Lydia Darbyshire 01803 812292  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Asthma UK Adviceline: 0300 121 6244- Open 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday, www.asthma.org.uk

Astrology Group Newton Abbott:  Dawn Gold 01626 337661  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

B

Ball Clay Heritage Society: Chairman John Pike 01626 354404, Secretary Bryn Evans 01626 208831, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.clayheritage.org

Banks and Building Societies

Santander: 3-5 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AG - 0845 7654321

Barclays Bank plc: 40 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2EA 0345 7555555

Co-operative Bank, 25-27 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QL - 01626 361877

Halifax plc: 37-38 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QL – 01626 230906

HSBC Bank plc: 42 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2EB - 0845 7404404

Lloyds TSB: 41 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QW - 0845 3000000

NatWest Bank plc: 48 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2EE – 0845 302 1710

Nationwide Building Society: 7 Pearl Assurance House, Queen Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AD - 0845 2660464

 

Barn Owl Trust: Waterleat, Ashburton, TQ13 7HU - 01364 653026, www.barnowltrust.org.uk, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (not a visitor centre)

Benefits Agency and Jobcentreplus: Sherborne House, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2PF - (Benefits, Employment  0845 604 3719)

Births, Deaths and Marriages, Registrar of: Old Forde House, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX, opening hours 9am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm Mon-Thurs, Fri 9am-1pm & 2pm-4pm by appointment only,  Telephone 0845 1551002 Fax: 01626 206346, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blind, Royal National Institute: Helpline Monday to Friday 8.45 to 5.30 - 0303 123 9999, www.rnib.org.uk

Blood Donor Service (National Blood Service): 0300 123 2323, www.blood.co.uk

 

Brownies, Cubs, Guides and Scouts

Kingsteignton 2nd Brownies, Contact Jane Booth, 01626 211372 Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kingsteignton Brownies area contact: Jeanne Langridge  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kingsteignton Cubs & Scouts: Steve Robinson, 01626 360179

Kingsteignton Guides: Scout Hut, Homers Lane, Kingsteignton, Friday’s 6.30 pm- 8.30 pm, 01626 361419

Kingsteignton Rainbows:  Friday – 5.00 – 6.00 p.m. Scout Hall, Homers Lane, Kingsteignton.  Contact Jane Booth, 01626 211372 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Newton Abbot Rainbows, Brownies, Guides & Rangers: Rainbows (5-7 years) Mon/Thurs evenings – Brownies (7-10 years) Mon/Tues evenings – Guides (10-14 years) Wed/Thurs/Fri evenings – Senior Section/Rangers (14+ years) Tues/Fri – for more information contact Jeanne Langridge This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01626 361419

Scout Association, Teignbridge District: Mrs Jane Gourd, 01626 773903

Scout Hall (bookings), Teignbridge: Burdett Building, Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1LJ – 07542 525120 – bThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Newton Abbot Athletic Club: Forches Cross April – Sept, Teign School Oct – March – Janice Hindle 01626 365319

British Red Cross Society: 90 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2ET - 01626 369731 – shop 01626 333844, www.redcross.org.uk and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Business

Newton Abbot and District Chamber of Trade and Commerce: c/o Steve Henson, Petitor House, Nicholson Road, Torquay TQ2 7TD. The Chamber has been active in Newton Abbot for over 80 years, providing a voice and focal point for retailers, traders, manufacturers and professional people. It is dedicated to supporting the interests of the town, its business community and its inhabitants in every sphere of our commercial and community affairs. Chairman: Steve Henson 01392 667000  Email sThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Federation of Small Businesses: Devon Regional Office, 137 St Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HW 01803 322499

South Devon Enterprise Agency, Unit 6, Teignbridge Business Centre, Cavalier Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot TQ12 6TZ.  01626 837000

Teignbridge Business Centre (inc Enterprise South Devon): Unit 6, Teignbridge Business Centre, Cavalier Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot TQ12 6TZ, 01626 835974, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

C

CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale): Bob Southwell 07963 263075 , www.southdevoncamra.com

Cancer Research Committee: Chairman Mrs Pauline Smith 01626 206736, www.cancerresearch.org.uk

Care Direct: 03451 551015  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Carers: Devon Carers, 08456 434435, www.devoncarers.org.uk for carers of all ages   

Careers Advice for Young People and Adults: Careers South West, 01626 367579, www.csw.org This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

CCTV – In Newton Abbot is run by the Newton Abbot Security Trust. The Trust is a partnership between Newton Abbot Town Council and the Newton Abbot & District Chamber of Trade and Commerce.  If you have any issues with CCTV please contact Tom Hirst on 01626 335212 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cemetery: information 01626 215850 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chamber of Trade and Commerce: The Chamber has been active in Newton Abbot for over 80 years, providing a voice and focal point for retailers, traders, manufacturers and professional people. It is dedicated to supporting the interests of the town, its business community and its inhabitants in every sphere of our commercial and community affairs. Chairman: Steve Henson 01392 667000 or 07792 588303 c/o Petitor House, Nicholson Road, Torquay, TQ2 7TD. Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Chemists

Asda (in store pharmacy): Highweek Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 882700

Boots the Chemist: 36/38 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 362124

Boots the Chemist: 14 Albany Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 363195

Boots the Chemist: 59 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 354783

Boots the Chemist: 44a Gestridge Road, Kingsteignton, 01626 363883

Buckland Pharmacy: 16 Haldon Rise, Buckland, Newton Abbot, 01626 365379

Day Lewis Pharmacy: Devon Square, Newton Abbot, 01626 365893

Superdrug Pharmacy: Scott Close (off East Street), Newton Abbot, 01626 351694

Childbirth Trust, National (Torbay & South Devon): 08442 436298 www.nct.org.uk

Choirs

Choir 86: St. Michael’s Church Hall, Chudleigh Road, Kingsteignton, Mondays (term-time) 7.30 p.m. till 9.15 p.m. Secretary Maggi Cornish 01803 872367

Chordettes Ladies Barbershop Singers: Meets every Wed at 7.00pm to 10.00pm at Seale Hayne, Ashburton Road, Newton Abbot Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Newton Community Choir - All abilities and no auditions or commitments - Thursdays 7.00  p.m. to 8.00 p.m. or 8.00 p.m to 9.30 p.m. Avenue Church, Newton Abbot £3.50 or £5.00 (pay as you go) - www.communitysigning.co.uk

Newton Gospel Group - All abilities and no auditions or commitments - Mondays 7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. Avenue Church, Newton Abbot £5 pay as you go www.communitysinging.co.uk  

Churches and Religious Groups

All Saints Church, Highweek, Newton Abbot, 01626 201436

Avenue Methodist Church and United Reformed Church, The Avenue, Newton Abbot, 01626 360400

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, St Marychurch Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4SE 01626 353960

Evangelical Fellowship: Highweek Primary School, Newton Abbot, meet Sundays 10.30am, Roger and Carol Beech 01626 367513 or 01626 334147

Jehovah’s Witnesses, Kingdom Hall, Queen Street, Newton Abbot

Kingsteignton Community Baptist Church, Community Hall, Rydon Road, Kingsteignton, contact Rev. David Goddard – 01626 368491

Kingsteignton United Reform Church, Church Street, Kingsteignton, contact Miss Catherine Harris 01626 368140

Methodist Church, Keyberry Park, Newton Abbot, Rev N. Slateford –                           Contact Janet Staunton 01626 353737

Methodist Church, Shaldon Road, Newton Abbot. Sunday worship 10.30am, Rev N. Slateford Rosemary Dungey 01803 873646 – Parent and Toddler Group meets on a Tuesday and Thursday morning 10.00 a.m. to 11.45 a.m.

Newton Abbot Christian Centre, Old Exeter Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 324017

Newton Abbot Spiritualist Church, East Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 201101 or 07788826510 Sunday Service 6.30 p.m., Wednesday Service 7.30 p.m.

Rora Christian Fellowship, Rora House, Liverton, 01626 821746

Salvation Army, 28 Union Street, Newton Abbot, Sunday meetings 10.30 am and 6pm, Major William Slade, 01626 352870  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St Josephs RC Church, 96 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 365231

St Luke’s Church, Laburnum Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 365837, Church Hall for hire 01626 212339

St Mary’s Church, Abbotsbury Road, Newton Abbot (contact All Saints 01626 201436)

St Mary’s Church, Wolborough Hill, Newton Abbot (contact St Paul’s 01626 334357)

St. Michael’s Church, Kingtsteignton. Contact The Vicarage, Dawes Meadow, Kingsteignton, 01626 355127

St Paul’s Church, Devon Square, Newton Abbot, 01626 334357, Mon-Thurs 9.30am-11.30am

St Peter and Paul, Teigngrace, Newton Abbot (contact All Saints 01626 201436)

Cinema

Alexandra Cinema and Theatre, Market Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 365368, Box Office/Info 0871 2303200

 

Citizens Advice Bureau: 36-38 Market Walk, Newton Abbot TQ12 2RX, for free and confidential advice on all matters, opening hours 9.30am-12noon Mon, Wed, Fri, and 1.00 – 3.00 on Tues 03444 111444 (admin line)   citizensadviceteignbridge.org.uk 

CLIC Sargent: 01392 882040, www.clicsargent.org.uk

Classic Breeze Concert Band: 01803 812074, www.classicbreeze.co.uk

Community Care Trust (South Devon) Ltd,  The Haven, 8 Hanbury Building,  Bradley Lane, Newton Abbot  www.communitycaretrust.org.uk 01626 335796

 

Community Centres and Halls

Baptist Church Community Hall: Rydon Road, Kingsteignton, Monty Wills, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bradley Community Centre: Bradley Barton, Newton Abbot, Mr Saunders 01626 368355

Buckland & Milber Community Centre: Gilbert Road, Buckland, Newton Abbot, 01626 206690

Courtenay Centre: Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 365877. Courtenay Centre Lunch Club 55+ years, Tues-Fri 12.30 pm, contact Cheryl Drye (as above)

Highweek Village Hall: Highweek, Newton Abbot, Chairman Anna Rooney 01626 360542 or Secretary Ruth Tole 01626 364268.  Bookings Janet White 01626 367914

Kingsteignton Community Hall: Rydon Road, Kingsteignton, 01626 364089

Oakford Hall: Oakford Lawn, Kingsteignton, 01626 367183

Orchard House Family Centre: 21 Ashburton Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 360737

St Michael’s Church Hall: Chudleigh Road, Kingsteignton, 01626 367428

 

Community Transpor: Wheelchair friendly buses for Newton Abbot and surrounding towns and villages  01626 335775 

 

Councils

Devon County Council: County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, EX2 4QD, 01392 382000 (Highways: Devon Highways Management, Area Office South, PO Box 494, Newton Abbot, 0345 1551004)

Kingsteignton Town Council: Council Offices, The Community Hall, Rydon Road, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot. TQ12 3LP, Tel 01626 364089, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and www.kingsteignton.gov.uk

Newton Abbot Town Council: Great Western House, 9 Devon Square, Newton Abbot TQ12 2HN, 01626 201120, Fax 01626 369674, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and www.newtonabbot-tc.gov.uk

Teignbridge District Council: Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX, 01626 361101, www.teignbridge.gov.uk

 

Counselling Directory -  www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Courts

County Court, Torquay and Newton Abbot: The Willows, Nicholson Road, Torquay, TQ2 7AZ Tel: 01803 616791

Magistrates’ and Juvenile Court, Newton Abbot: The Court House, Newfoundland Way, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1NG Tel: 01803 612211

Probation Service: Head Office Queen’s House, Little Queen Street, Exeter, 01392 474100;

Youth Offending Service, South Devon: Bridge House, Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot. Tel. 01626 202700

 

Crematorium: Hele Road, Torquay, TQ2 7QG, office open Mon-Fri 9am-5.00pm,      01803 327768; chapel open daily 9am-5pm, Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays 9.30am–1pm, 01803 329977  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CRUSE Bereavement Care: Dignity House, 17 Devon Square, Newton Abbot, 01626 332450, www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

D

Dance

Ballet/Jazz/Tap Dancing: Town Hall, Chudleigh, Wednesday 4.30pm-6 pm, Mrs Johnson 01803 872741

Ballroom & Social Dancing Classes: St Luke’s Church Hall, Milber, Thurs 7.00pm to 9.30pm, Dennis Samuel 01803 299791

Danceworks Devon: 41 East Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 365112 www.danceworksdevon.com 

Deborah Bond Dance Academy: King Street Studios, King Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2LG, 01626 367010  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Devon Diamonds & American Square Dancers: Kingskerswell Public Hall, Thurs 8pm-10 pm, 01803 391546 (Kathy Hoare)

Irish Set Dancing: Jolly Farmer Function Room, Newton Abbot, Weds 8pm, 01626 204350

Kingsteignton Country Dance: Church Hall, Chudleigh Road, Kingsteignton, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, Mrs Jean Foster - 01626 363887

Newton Bushel Morris Dancers: Contact Rod 01803 403153 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.andwww.newtonbushelmorris.org

Sequence Dancing: St Michaels Church Hall, Chudleigh Road, Kingsteignton, 1st and 3rd Wed 2pm-4.30pm, Barbara Jennings 01626 863636

Teign Valley Dance Academy: The Studio, Newton Abbot Somersaults Gymnastic Centre, Greenhill Way, Kingsteignton, TQ12 3SB, Miss Bernie 01626 854435 – Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street Dance and Hip Hop

www.teignvalleydance.co.uk   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Day Nurseries

Ark in the Park: 20 Keyberry Park, Newton Abbot, 01626 324800

Humpty Dumpty: 31 Devon Square, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2HH, 01626 333405

Jelly Tots Toddler Group: 01626 211216, Mrs J. Curtis

Serendipity Day Nursery: Oakymead Park, Newton Road, Kingsteignton, 01626 369697

Sunflower Day Nursery: The Racecourse, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 334070; also at 1A Courtenay Park, Newton Abbot 01626 333323 or 01626 334111

 

Dentists

Abbotsbury Dental Care: 4 Abbotsbury Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 352880

Burgin & Day : 28 Courtenay Park, Newton Abbot, 01626 354347

Den Dental: Brunel Dental Centre, Brunel Industrial Estate, Newton Abbot, 0844 3879902

Devon Villa, St Paul’s Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 369866

El-Nashar Dental Care: 11 Courtenay Park, Newton Abbot, 01626 212121

Gestridge Road Dental Studio: Kingsteignton, 01626 209980

Magnus Dental: 95 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2BG 01626 333463

The Orthodontic Practice, 9 St Paul’s Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 335747

St Paul’s Dental Practice: 4 St Paul’s Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 365896

Tudor Clinic: 49 Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 335567

Uppercroft Dental Clinic and Sedation Centre: 31 Devon Square, Newton Abbot, 01626 200321

To find an emergency Dentis or to register for an NHS Dentist: contact the dental helpline on 0845 0020034 or 01392 822348,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Devon & Cornwall Lupus Group: Mrs Mayne Sundwall-Hopkins, 10am-9pm, 01803 203318,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.devonandcornwalllupusgroup.org.uk

Diabetes UK South West: 01823 448260, www.diabetes.org.uk,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Domestic Violence and Abuse Service: 01626 365087   www.domesticviolenceandabuseservice.org.uk

Doctors

Albany Surgery: East Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 334411

Buckland Surgery: 1 Raleigh Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 332813

Cricketfield Surgery: Cricketfield Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 208020

Devon Square Surgery: 44 Devon Square, Newton Abbot, 01626 332182

Kingsteignton Medical Practice: Whiteway Road, Kingsteignton, 0844 477 2429

 

Drugs: Exeter Drugs Project, South Devon Services, Bakers Hill, Newton Abbot, 01626 351144,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,www.edp.org.uk

E

Epilepsy Action: Torbay Branch - 01803 856735, www.epilepsy.org.uk Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

F

Fire Services: Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, Western Command, Torquay Headquarters, Newton Road, Torquay.  Service HQ, The Knowle, Clyst Street George, Exeter, EX3 0NW 01392 872200 (24 hours) www.dsfire.gov.uk

Fitness League: Community Hall, Rydon Road, Kingsteignton, Tue 8pm-9 pm, and The Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot, Tues 10am and Wed 10:30am (very gentle), contact Jacqui Stevens 01626 824516 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fitness League: Abbotskerswell Village Hall, Thurs at 10.30am, contact Mrs R Rees 074029 38816

Pilates & Fitness in Devon: 07906 989367, www.getfitinchudleigh.com

 

G

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association: Devon Fundraising Group, Pam Gratton 07990540133 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  www.guidedogs.org.uk

H

Health

Devon Primary Care Trust: County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter. www.devonpct.nhs.uk 01392 205205

NHS Direct: 0845 4647 (24 hours), www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

South Devon Healthcare Child and Family Guidance: Winnicott Centre, Torbay Hospital Annexe, Newton Road, Torquay Children’s Team 01803 655692

South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust: Torbay Hospital, Lawes Bridge, Torquay, 01803 614567 or 0300 456 8000 www.sdhct.nhs.uk

 

Historic Churches Trust, Devon:  PO Box 55, Newton Abbot, TQ12 5RB Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.devonhistoricchurches.co.uk

Homeless in Teignbridge Support (H.I.T.S) Contact: Bob Newton on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07990 515125.  Website www.hitsfoodbank.org

Home-Start Teignbridge: 9 Market Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 353700, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact Janet Jones

Hospitals

Newton Abbot Hospital: Newton Abbot Community Hospital, West Golds Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2TS 01626 324500. (Newton Abbot Hospital League of Friends has regular fund-raising activities, contact the Hospital - volunteers needed)

Torbay Hospital: Lowes Bridge, Torquay TQ2 7AA, 01803 614567 or 0300 456 8000

I

J

K

Kingsteignton Archaeological Society – Contact Chris Meathrel, Meathrell Heights, Calvados Park, Kingsteignton, TQ12 3EE Tel: 01626 337397 Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kingscare League of Friends:  Kingsteignton Medical Practice, Whiteway Road, Kingsteignton, 01626 357090, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 08444 772429

Kingsteignton Country Dance: Church Hall, Chudleigh Road, Kingsteignton, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays.  Contact Mrs Jean Foster – 01626 363887

Kingsteignton History Society: Miss C Harris 01626 368140.  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: www.kingsteigntonhistorysociety.com

Kingsteignton Rainbows: Fri 5pm-6pm, Scout Hall, Homers lane, Kingsteignton Contact: Jane Booth 01626 211372   Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kingsteignton Village Social Club: 143 Exeter Rd, Kingsteignton, Mr S G Parker (chairman) 01626 211051, meetings every 2nd Thurs of month at St Michaels Church Hall

Kingsteignton Village Trust: Chairman Dr A J Almond 01626 363556

Kingsteignton Youth Centre: Broadway Rd, Kingsteignton 01626 353336

L

Libraries 

Kingsteignton Public Library, Newton Road, Kingsteignton, 01626 367980. Open Mon 2.00pm–5.00pm. Tues closed all day. Wed 10.00am–6.00pm. Thurs closed all day. Fri 10.00am–5.00pm. Sat 10.00am – 1.00pm.  Also has a large stock of adults and children’s books for loan reference and information books and leaflets, local studies material, cassettes, request service for books, music and films, PCs with internet, email and word processing office, activities and events for children, book club “Bounds & Rhyme”

Newton Abbot Public Library, Passmore Edwards Centre, Market Street, Newton Abbot. Has a large stock of books for lending together with a reference and study library, a children’s library and a railway studies room. The library also stocks a selection of DVDs and CDs and has access to the Internet, CD Roms and word processing facilities. Opening hours: Mon 9.30-6.00, Tues 9.30-5.00, Wed 9.30-6.00, Thurs 9.30-5.00; Fri 9.30-5.00, Sat 9.30-4.00. Railway Studies opening hours: same as library.

Local Talking Newspaper for the Visually Impaired (Dyrons): (The Mid-Devon Advertiser on cassette tape): John Colley 01626 367489

M

Macmillan Cancer Support: Devon & Cornwall Fundraising Office, 4 Sheets Barton, Lawhitton, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 9NJ, 01566 770810, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.macmillan.org.uk

Markets

Newton Abbot Market Manager, Mike Walsh 01626 215426 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    http://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/newtonabbotmarket 

Media: Radio, Television and Newspapers

BBC Radio Devon: P.O. Box 1034, Plymouth, PL3 5BD – 01752 260323 www.bbc.co.uk

BBC Television South West: Broadcasting House, Seymour Road, Mannamead, Plymouth, PL3 5BD This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01752 229201

ITV Westcountry: 3 Bush Park, Estover, Plymouth, PL6 7RG, 0844 8812307 www.itv.com

Heart Radio: Hawthorne House, Exeter Business Park, Exeter, EX1 3QS, 01803 201444 www.heart.co.uk

Herald Express: Harmsworth House, Barton Hill Road, Torquay, TQ2 8JN, 01803 676223

Mid-Devon Advertiser: Old Manor House, 63 Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1NE, 01626 353555 (Editorial), 01626 355566 (Advertising)

Palm Radio: Marble Court, Lymington Road, Torquay, TQ1 4FB, 01803 321055 (Office & Sales) 01803 321050 (News) - (Broadcasting on 105.5FM)

Torbay Hospital Radio: Torbay Hospital, Lawes Bridge, Torquay, TQ2 7AA 01803 655360

Tower Sound Hospital Radio, Newton Abbot Community Hospital, West Golds Road, Jetty Marsh, Newton Abbot, 01626 324600

Western Morning News and The Weekender: Harmsworth House, Barton Hill Road, Torquay, TQ2 8JN 01803 676000

 

Member of Parliament: The Member of Parliament for Teignbridge is Anne Marie Morris MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 1AA, local office 2 Sailsbury House, Sailsbury Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2DF 01626 368277 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mencap Society: 0300 333 1111, www.mencap.org.uk

Meningitis 24 Hour Helpline: 0808 8010388 www.meningitis-trust.org

Mental Health Peer Support group Together As One, meet monthly on the first Thursday of the month between 2pm and 3.30pm in the Courtney Centre Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot.  The group provide regular meetings for those experiencing mental ill health who might otherwise feel alone or isolated.  We will provide a regular meeting place for people to share experiences, seek information, interact socially & make new friends.  For more information contact Denis on 07904 354121 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Mindline - Out of hour service for people that would like to a safe and confidential place to talk - 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 0300 3305464 or visit www.mindline.org

Multiple Sclerosis Society South Devon: Buckland & Milber Community Centre, Gilbert Road, Newton Abbot 0845 602 0805, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.mssociety.org.uk/south-devon

 

 N

National Trust Newton Abbot Association: Mary Worton 01626 332597

Newton Abbot 41 Club – Secretary Keith Howard 01626 369916

Newton Abbot Art Group (NAAG) - The group meet every Thursday from 1.30pm - 4pm at the Burdett Building (Scout Hut), near ASDA.  For more information please contact Jan Newton the Publicity Secretary on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Newton Abbot Care of the Blind: Secretary Miss Anna Crocker, 01626 366001, 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 2pm, Courtenay Centre

Newton Abbot Chess Club: Secretary Trefor F. Thynne, 54 Silverwood Avenue, Newton Abbot TQ12 4LG – 01626 337876 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Newton Abbot Community Interest Company: Emily Farrell  01626 215917 or 07948 216105 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Newton Abbot Community Transport:  Volunteer driven mini buses for clubs and organisations, more information on 01626 335775 www.newtonabbotcta.org

Newton Abbot Court Leet and Baron - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Newton Abbot and District Chamber of Trade and Commerce: 1st Floor, 13 Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot TQ12 1JR. The Chamber has been active in Newton Abbot for over 80 years, providing a voice and focal point for retailers, traders, manufacturers and professional people. It is dedicated to supporting the interests of the town, its business community and its inhabitants in every sphere of our commercial and community affairs. Chairman: Steve Henson 01392 667000,c/o Petitor House, Nicholson Road, Torquay, TQ2 1JR. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Newton Abbot and District Civic Society - Eileen Barton 01626 362033 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Newton Abbot and District Model Engineering Society: 0778 8577662, Contact Ces Courtney (Secretary) www.nadmes.org.uk

Newton Abbot and District Musical Comedy Society: Mon 7.30 pm, The Green Rooms, Chapel Hill, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1TG Mr Glennon 01626 203570, www.nadmcs.org

Newton Abbot and District Writers Circle: Chairman: Carol Kuhlmann www.nawc.wordpress.com 01626 330104

Newton Abbot Flower Club: 4th Mon every month except Aug & Dec, 6.45pm  Courtenay Centre, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, Susan Oliver 01626 834114

Newton Abbot Orchestra: Janna Bulmer 01364 652227

Newton Abbot Photographic Club: Tue 7.30pm from beginning of Sept to end of Apr, Courtenay Centre, Chris Brown 01626 821170, www.newtonabbot-photoclub.org.uk

Newton Abbot Ramblers: Mr M Strickland 01626 774054, www.newtonabbotramblers.org

Newton Abbot Royal British Legion Branch & Club: Marsh Road, Newton Abbot, Branch Secretary David Cairns, 01626 353494

Newton Abbot Wheelchair Accessible & Community Cars: transport to health and similar appointments, phone 01626 335775

Newton Abbot Women’s Institute:  Mrs Brooking, 01626 335826

Nutritionist Resource, www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk

Nursery Schools

Abbotsbury School: 90 Torquay Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 352164 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., from age 2 - 5 years

Bradley Barton Primary School & Nursery: Ogwell Mill Road, Newton Abbot,  01626 203450

Decoy Primary School & Nursery Unit: Deer Park Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 353282, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., from 3 years

First Steps: Stover Nursery School, Stover, Newton Abbot, 01626 354505, www.stover.co.uk

Froglets Nursery: St. Michaels C of E Primary School, Church Street, Kingsteignton, 01626 352854

Haytor View Community Primary School: Queensway, Newton Abbot, Head Teacher Miss Liley 01626 203040, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., from age 3

Highweek Community Primary School & Nursery: Coronation Road, Newton Abbot, Headteacher, 01626 216300, from age 3

St Catherines Church of England Primary and Nursery School: Musket Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot, 01626 832665

Wolborough Church of England Nursery & Primary School: meets weekdays 8.45am-11.45am and 12.00pm-3.00pm, contact Tracy Hoare, 01626 202050, quality education for 3-5s

O

Opticians

Bill Opticians: 13 Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 354691

Boots Opticians Ltd: 34-38 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 365410

Peters Optical: 3-5 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 351589

Specsavers: 16 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 336781

Vision Express: 16 Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 369922

Old Age Pensioners Club: Kingsteignton, coffee morning, sequence dancing, modern dancing, whist, darts, bingo, Mrs E. Besant 01626 351370

P

Parent Line (Family Lives): 0808 800 2222  www.familylives.org.uk

PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service): 0845 1110080
Police

Police Station: Baker’s Hill, Newton Abbot. There is no public number for the station. Callers should ring the Force Switchboard and ask for Newton Abbot enquiry office if their call cannot be dealt with centrally. Force Central Switchboard 111 (for all other enquiries – ask for the Service or Department you want).  Minicom users dial 01392 452935, Textphone for use by the hard of hearing and speech impaired, 18001101.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Crimestoppers: 0800 555111   www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Victim Support (local): 2nd Floor, Bridge house, Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 356706, www.victimsupport.org.uk,    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Victim Support: 0845 4566099 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. National Helpline 0845 3030 900. Charity of trained volunteers to provide both emotional and practical support to victims of any crime and other traumatic events


Post Offices

Buckland: 18 Haldon Rise, Buckland, Newton Abbot, 01626 352210

Costcutters (Main Post Office): Queen Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 332725

Kingsteignton Post Office: Tesco Express, 4 Newton Road, Kingsteignton, 01626 365135

Postcode Enquiry Line: 0906 302 1222 (8am – 5pm, calls charged at 50p per min). Out of hours number (Mon – Fri 5-7pm, Sat 9am – 2pm) 08457 111 222 (calls charged at local rate)

Post Office Counters Ltd Customer Help Line: 08457 223344 (calls charged at local rate) or parcel enquiries Parcelforce 0844 800 4466

Royal Mail Delivery Office: Unit 2, Forde Court, Newton Abbot, 01626 357553

The Post Office: 156 Exeter Road, Kingsteignton, 01626 365419

Pre-School

Avenue Parent & Toddler Group: The Avenue Church, The Avenue, Newton Abbot,   Nikki Hayter 07941 807102

Centre Pre-School Ltd: St Pauls Church Hall, Devon Square, Newton Abbot, 07814 954804

Newton Abbot Pre-School (Secret Garden): The Green Rooms, Fisher Road, Newton Abbot, Contact Hayley Dennis, 07971 708024, for 2 years-5 years, open 9am-3pm, www.newtonabbotpreschool.co.uk   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rackerhayes Pre-School: Newton Road, Kingsteignton, 07791 867573, www.rackerhayespreschool.uk.com

St Joseph’s Pre-School Unit: St. Joseph’s Catholic School, Coombeshead Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 352559, from 2- 4 years, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St Michael’s Pre-School: Church Hall, Chudleigh Road, Kingsteignton, 07808 620794

Tiny Toes Pre-School Ltd: Community Hall, Rydon Road, Kingsteignton, 07896 644259

Tumbling Ted’s Playhouse: 1 Wharf Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 335678

 

Probate Registry: Southernhay Gardens, Exeter, 01392 415370

Probus Club Newton Abbot: Mr Ray McCarthy 01626 331864  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public Conveniences

Newfoundland Way Public Convenience.

The Newton Abbot Town Council has now taken on responsibility for these conveniences.  The opening times are 9.00 a.m. to 5.15 p.m. 7 days a week..

Q

 

R

Ram Roasting Fair: Mrs L Stacy, 01626 354088, 11 Eagle Close, Kingsteignton TQ12 3PF

Royal British Legion Branch & Club: Longford Lane, Kingsteignton, 01626 354969   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Royal Engineers Association: Secretary, Mr R. Andrews 01626 212620

Royal National Institute for the Blind: Helpline 0303 1239999

Royal Naval Association: Hon Secretary, David Cair 07885 434857 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institute), Teignmouth Branch   Roger Hawkins 01626 777799

Royal British Legion, Newton Abbot Branch & Women’s Section: 01626 353494

S

Samaritans: Freephone 0845 116 123, www.samaritans.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Schools and Colleges

All Saints C of E (Marsh) Primary School: Osborne Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 365293

Bearnes Voluntary Primary School: Queen Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 353980

Canada Hill Community Primary School: Abbotsridge Drive, Ogwell, Newton Abbot, 01626 335595

Coombeshead Academy: Coombeshead Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 201800

Decoy Primary School: Deer Park Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 353282

Highweek Community Nursery and Primary School: Coronation Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 216300

Newton Abbot College: 28 Old Exeter Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 367335

Rydon Primary School: Rydon Road, Kingsteignton, Headteacher 01626 356420

St Catherine’s C of E Primary & Nursery School: Musket Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot, 01626 832665

St Josephs Catholic Primary School: Coombeshead Road, Highweek, Newton Abbot, 01626 352559

St Michael’s Primary School: Church Street, Kingsteignton, Martin Harding 01626 352854

Stover School: Stover, Newton Abbot, 01626 354505 (seniors 01626 354505, Junior & Preparatory 01626 331451)

Teign School: Chudleigh Road, Kingsteignton, Headteacher Mr V Game, 01626 366969

Wolborough C of E Nursery & Primary School: Union Street, Newton Abbot, 01626 202050

 

Shopmobility: Daily and long term wheelchair, scooter and walking frame hire from  Multi-Storey Car Park, Sherborne Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QY   01626 335775

South Devon Railway Association: 01364 643536 and 01364 642338

Spectrum Music Concert Wind Band – Rehearsals Wednesdays 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. at Kingskerswell Parish Centre.  New Players please contact Tim Porter on 07760 321554  Woodwind, brass & percussion players welcome Grade 5 upwards.  For bookings and enquiries phone Helen Lidbury 07890 149790  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.spectrummusic.org.uk

Spiritual Development Group Newton Abbot: Dawn Gold 01626 337661


Sports and Recreations

 

Abbrook Park Bowling Club: Strap Lane, Kingsteignton: Keith Dunn 01626 774918 or Margaret Priscott 01626 337449

Grass Bowling – Coffee Mornings held during winter – 2nd Saturday of each month.

Abbrook Sports & Social Club: Mark Harvey 01626 331234 or 0796 7701066

Abbrook Aces Cycle Club (Junior section): Becky Kelly    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cyclists Touring Club: Graham Brodie 01626 367977 mobile 0788 9964101, www.ctcdevon.co.uk

Dainton Golf Club: 01803 815000, www.daintonparkgolf.co.uk

Decoy BMX Club: Chairman Barrie Green, 07920 205660, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.decoy-bmx.co.uk

Devon County Football Association: Paul Morrison Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, 01626 332077, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.devonfa.com

Kingsteignton Athletic AFC: www.clubwebsite.co.uk/kingsteigntonathletic01 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kingsteignton Football Club: games Sat/Sun, training Wed 6.30pm, Broad Park, Broadway Road, Sec Dave Butler 07877 034856 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.kingsteigntonathletic.com This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kingsteignton Outdoor Bowling: Berry Lane, nr St Michael’s Church, Kingsteignton, Tony or Evelyn 01626 364624

Kingsteignton Tennis Club:  Elizabeth Yardley (Chairman) 01626 352308

New Cross RFC, Kingsteignton: Chairman Martin Player 07817 696326

Newton Abbot Athletic Club: Summer Tues and Thurs 6.30pm, Fulchers Cross, Winter Tues 7-9pm, Thurs 7-8pm, Teign School, Janice Hindle, 01626 365319

Newton Abbot Fishing Association:            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  www.newtonfishing.com

Newton Abbot Net Ball Club - Abbotskerswell Multi-Court, Slade Lane, Abbotskerswell, Newton Abbot, TQ12 5PD - Thursday 7.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. Contact Mel 07905464805  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Newton Abbot Racecourse: 01626 353235   www.newtonabbotracing.com

Newton Abbot Rugby Football Club: 01626 354150

Newton Abbot Squash Rackets & Lawn Tennis Club: 01626 354875

Newton Area Cycling Group:  Graham Brodie, 01626 367977 or 0788 996 4101

South Devon Cricket Club, Newton Abbot: David Jervois 01626 832292

Teignbridge Canoe Club: www.teigncanoe.org.uk

WBB Judo Club: From 4 years old, every Fri www.wbbjudoclub.webs.com
Sports Centres

Newton Abbot Leisure Centre: Highweek Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2SH 01626 215660

Newton Abbot and District Recreational Trust: Marsh Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 366750 or 01626 365343 (evening) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen & Families Association): 01392 254611, www.ssafa.org.uk

Step One Services: support and information for adults with learning disabilities, 01626 202141

 St John’s Ambulance, Devon County Headquarters: 01392 824445

The Stover Canal Trust: Roger Harding 01803 872795, www.stovercanal.co.uk, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Swimming

Lamorna Hotel Swimming Pool: 01626 337700, Swimming Club Mrs J Dowrick 01626 354703

Newton Abbot Leisure Centre (see Sports Centres)

T

Teign Branch Friends of Rowcroft Hospice: Mrs U. Kirtland 01626 355061

Teignbridge Access Group for Disabled: Bob Newton 01364 661572 or                     07990 5151 25 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Teignbridge After Bereavement Support, Befriending after Bereavement & Widows: 01626 367836   meeting in Prince Street every Friday from 2pm-4pm

Teignbridge Community Voluntary Services: 36-38 Market Walk, Newton Abbot,  TQ12 2RX - Tues to Thrus 9.30 a.m. - 2.30 p.m.      01626 215907, www.teigncvs.org.uk, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Teignbridge Decorative & Fine Arts Society: 01626 778448 Liz Penn, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Teignbridge Homeless Action Today (THAT): 01626 202141 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Teignbridge Metal Detecting Group: Tony Volante 01626 360758

Toilets, Public

Located in Market Walk, Newfoundland Way, Station Road (Courtenay Park), Cricketfield Road car park, Decoy Country Park, and Newton Road, Kingsteignton.

The Newton Abbot Town Council has now taken over the responsibility for the Newfoundland Way Public Conveniences.  The opening times are 9.00 a.m. to 5.15 p.m. 7 days a week.

 

Torch Trust for the Blind: Margaret/John Colley 01626 367489, HQ website – www.torchtrust.org Talking Newspaper – Dyrons Journal for the visually handicapped – MDA Contact Margaret and John Colley (above number).  Newton Abbot Care of the Blind – meet twice per month at the Courtenay Centre, contact Anna Crocker (Secretary) 01626 366001 for more details

Tourist Information Centre: Unit 6, Newton Abbot Indoor Market, Newton Abbot,  open Easter to Oct Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm, Winter opening Oct-Apr Mon-Sat 10am-4pm closed between 1.30 and 2.00 p.m. 01626 215667, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Torquay & Teignbridge Stamp Club:, St. Michael’s Church Hall, Chudleigh Road, Kingsteignton.  Meetings held on 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.  01803 527881  www.wessex.org.uk/Torquay

The Towersey Foundation: 01626 365878, www.towerseyfoundation.org.uk  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Transition Newton Abbot:  Local group working with local people and organisations to address the twin issues of climate change and peak oil, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.transitionnewtonabbot.org.uk


Transport

Country Bus: 01626 833664, www.countrybusdevon.co.uk

Newton Abbot Community Transport:  Multi Storey Car Park, Sherborne Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2LY (including Ring & Ride) 01626 335775

Newton Abbot Railway Station: Station Road, Newton Abbot, train details 0845 7000125

Stagecoach Devon Bus Service: Enquiry Line 01803 664500


Twinning

Kingsteignton/Orbec Twinning Association: Secretary Mrs E. Fazakerley 01626 356441, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and www.kota.org.uk

Newton Abbot and District Twinning Association (Besigheim & Ay): Persis Stewart 01626 361808 contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 U

Utilities

Electricity: Emergency Service (24 hours), 0800 404090

Gas: Emergency Service (at any time), 0800 111999, hard of hearing customers Minicom/Textphone 0800 371787 (free call)

Water: South West Water, Pennisula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter General Enquiries 0800 169 1133; Accounts 0844 346 1010; 24 hour services (bursts, interruptions etc) 0844 346 2020. Web site southwestwater.co.uk

 V


Veterinary Services

Albany Veterinary Centre: 14 Albany Street, Newton Abbot, 0844 854 2675

Kingsteignton Veterinary Group: 21 Gestridge Road, Kingsteignton, 01626 354260

Powderham Veterinary Group: 7 Powderham Road, Newton Abbot, 01626 365119

W

West Country Embroidery Guild: - Anne Walker 01626 210034  Info at www.westcountryembroiderers.co.uk 1st and 3rd Monday at 1.30 p.m. at Teignbridge Scout Hut

Women’s Institute St. Michael’s Church Hall, Kingsteignton, 1st Thur 7.45pm, Pam Laing 01626 361863

Y

Yoga

Kingsteignton Yoga Class: Hatha Yoga, Mon 6.45-8.15pm, OAP Hall, Oakford Lawn, Kingsteignton, Laila Underwood 01626 351155   07976 535115, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

meetcouncil

The Newton Abbot Town Council is made up of 18 Councillors elected by the residents of Newton Abbot every 4 years.


Learn more

bookthetownhall-new

The Town Hall has two rooms available to hire. The Council Chamber, which will hold an audience of up to 60 and the Mayor's Parlour, which is more suitable for smaller groups, up to around 9.

Learn more

councilmeetings

The Town Council regularly hold meetings throughout the year which include: Full Council, Finance & Resources, Amenities, Planning and their Sub-Committees

Learn more

  • Newton's Place Open Day

    See the plans for your new community space and museum at Newton's Place Open Day on Saturday 24th June from 10.30 a.m. until 2.30 p.m. ...

  • Band Concert in Courtenay Park

    The Devon and Somerset Fire & Rescue Service Concert Band will be playing in Courtenay Park this Sunday from 2.30 p.m. (wet weather venue St. Paul's Church, Devon Square) Come along and enjoy the music and help raise money for the Mayor of Newton Abbot Charities Towersey Foundation and Meadowside Care Home. Thanks to    for kindly sponsoring this concert.   ...

  • Newton's Place Project Vacancies

    INVITATIONS TO TENDER    BID WRITER/FUNDRAISING CONSULTANT P.R. CONSULTANT COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT OFFICER   These three roles listed are required to support the Newton Abbot Town Council and the Newton Abbot Town and GWR Museum in the continued development and detailing of the Stage 2 application to the Heritage Lottery Fund and other key funders and, if successful, to continue the project until the new venue is open to the public. Organisations intending to tender should notify the Town Clerk, Phil Rowe, by email to: phil.rowe@newtonabbot-tc.gov.uk before 5.00 p.m. ...

  • 2017 Events PR

    ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR OF EVENTS, LOOKING FORWARD TO A JAM PACKED 2017 Newton Abbot Town Council were delighted with last year’s events diary and the whole host of events organised for residents of Newton Abbot and visitors. The year had been a great success with events ranging from band concerts, craft markets and a variety of Christmas festivities. The Events Sub-Committee have once again been able to arrange the whole year of events, all of which are free to the public, on a very limited budget. The Town Council and Events team are now looking forward to the new year of events for the tow ...

  • National Grid overhead power line refurbishments - Update

    Project description The power lines from Landulph to Exeter were built in the 1960s. Our job is to maintain the overhead power lines so the electricity network is kept in good working order. This ensures that everyone has the power they need on demand and that safety standards are upheld. In 2016, we carried out essential refurbishment of the overhead line between Indian Queens and Landulph. This project is a continuation of those refurbishment works. We’re investing in the maintenance of equipment which, after half a century of service on the line, is due for refurbishment. Our work will i ...

  • Response to first open day

    The Museum had a fantastic response to their first open day at the former St Leonard's Church on Saturday 14th January. Over 300 people poured through the doors to learn more about our £2 million scheme to create a new museum and community space. We were delighted with the positive reactions to the plans and the overwhelming public support for the project. Don't worry if you missed the event as we are holding a second open day on Wednesday 25th January at the former St Leonard’s Church, Wolborough St, Newton Abbot between 10am – 2pm. Drop in to view the plans for y ...

  • Carol Service

    Thank you to all those who came along and joined the Mayor of Newton Abbot, Councillor Liz Roberts and Councillors for the Carol Service on 21st December. Another successful event.  ...

  • Lantern Parade - Wednesday 14th December 2016

    LANTERN PARADE EVENT LIGHTS UP THE STREETS OF NEWTON ABBOT Newton Abbot town centre was bursting with excitement on Wednesday 14th December thanks to the lantern parade in the town.  Approx. 200 pupils from Bearnes, Wolborough, All Saints, Decoy, Bradley Barton, Haytor View, Highweek & St Joseph’s Primary Schools took pride in parading their colourful Christmas lanterns through the streets of Newton Abbot towards the Clock Tower.  The theme this year was ‘A Child is Born’ and the lanterns varied from goats and camels, kings and angels, soldiers and stars, chickens and sheep and m ...

  • Victorian Evening - Wednesday 7th December 2016

    Victorian Evening Wednesday 7th December 2016 saw the annual Victorian Evening take place in Newton Abbot in the Market Square.  It is a well known event now in the South Devon area and everyone looks forward to the charity evening with the Victorian atmosphere.   Elfic the Jester returned for the third year and entertained both children and adults alike in the Market Square throughout the evening.   Once again the Market Square was jam packed with local charity stalls selling their wares, from tree decorations, homemade cakes, sweets and buns to Christmas cards and tombola’ ...

  • Newton's Place 'What's the Big Idea?'

    WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA? NEWTON’S PLACE*: An accessible community space, celebrating heritage, the town and its people. NEWTON ABBOT TOWN COUNCIL is delighted and excited to announce towards the end of August 2016 it had been successful in acquiring the former St Leonard’s Church, Wolborough Street. The Council’s intention is to transform this building into a town-centric space with community facilities that will have throughout the building exhibitions, artefacts and stories of the heritage of Newton Abbot and its people by relocating the Town & GWR Museum from Devon Square to this bui ...

  • Future Care Consultation

    NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group is working to improve your future care by:     Providing more care in people's homes; and     Avoiding hospital admission where possible As part of this they are running a 13 week consultation on the best place for community hospital beds in Eastern Devon and want to hear your views. Please CLICK HERE for a copy of the consultation document and questionnaire   Please CLICK HERE for dates of public meetings ...

  • Christmas Lights Switch On - Saturday 26th November 2016

    Newton Abbot Town Council organised a day of music and entertainment for all the family, to celebrate the switching on of the towns Christmas lights. During the day Coombeshead College students performed live music to the members of public and free face painting and balloon modelling was on offer to the public.  Breeze radio station were also in town with their ‘Safe Cracker’ event, offering the members of the public a chance to win a car. The excitement built as darkness approached, which signalled the start of the annual Father Christmas Parade. The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Newton Abb ...

  • Armistice Day 2016

    Armistice Service held today at the War Memorial.  We will be holding a Remembrance Service on Sunday, with a parade from the town centre with a marching band. Come and join us to rember those that have fallen on 13-11-16 at 10.30am at the War Memorial. For more pictures CLICK HERE      ...

  • Town Criers Competition - Saturday 10th September 2016

    Newton abbot once again played host to members of the Ancient & Honourable Guild of Town Crier’s at this year’s town crier’s competition held on Saturday 10th September. 17 Crier’s took part in the competition, which was held in front of Austins The Globe throughout the day. It was a very colourful (and somewhat noisy!) event. Crying is very much a forerunner to today’s daily newspapers as it is an early form of relaying newsworthy items that dates back centuries. The competition involved 2 cries – the ‘Home Cry’ took part in the morning where the Criers promoted the town he or she repr ...

  • Autumn Fayre - Saturday 3rd September 2016

    A successful day all round for the 2016 Autumn Fayre despite the inclement weather throughout the day.  The day started with a parade of the homemade pasties, kindly baked and donated by ‘Homebake’ who are located in the Indoor Market, which included the Mayor of Newton Abbot Liz Roberts and Deputy Mayor Ann Jones, Local MP Anne Marie Morris, local Town crier and escort and Members of the Court Leet.  The cart itself was pushed by the onion sellers and the onion man.  The parade started off at Newton Abbot Town Hall at 10.30 am and went through Queen Street, Courtenay Street, Ba ...

  • Newton Abbot Carnival week 2016

    This year’s Newton Abbot Town Carnival has now ended and due to the great support received it enabled to the carnival having a very successful and entertaining week. Running on a tight Budget the carnival managed to stage a good assortment of events to suit all ages and interests ranging from the Spectacle of the Crowning of the Carnival Queen and the Carnival Procession to the energy of the Fun Run, the new Children’s Fun Games evening and the Tractor Pull. Also from the Performances of the Carnival afternoon entertainers, Band Concert from Carnival Praise to the elegance of the Tea Dancers. ...

  • The Queen's 90th Birthday

    Thank you to everyone who attended The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations held on Sunday 12th June in Courtenay Park. A good day was had by all despite the inclement weather.  For picture of the day click here about/gallery/view-album/tag-Queen%27s+90th+Birthday+Celebrations    ...

  • Newton Abbot Neighbourhood Development Plan - Final Version

    The Town Council and Steering Group are pleased to report that the result of the Referendum was that 80% of those who voted on 5th May, voted YES to the Newton Abbot Neighbourhood  Development Plan being adopted as planning policy. Following the Referendum the Plan has now been 'made' (adopted) by Teignbridge District Council.  This now means that the Newton Abbot Neighbourhood Development Plan has been brought into legal force, and forms part of the statutory Development Plan for Teignbridge District.  Consequently, planning decisions in Newton Abbot Parish will ...

  • Neighbourhood Plan

    The Town Council and Steering Group are pleased to report that the result of the Referendum was that 80% of those who voted on 5th May, voted YES to the Newton Abbot Neighbourhood  Development Plan being adopted as planning policy. This means that the Plan will become 'made' and used by Teignbridge District Council to determine future planning applications. Thank you very much to those who took the time to vote in favour of the Plan.  Thank you also to all those who have given their time so freely to work through the process of preparing the Plan. For more information p ...

  • Newton Abbot skies light up for the Queen’s 90th Birthday beacon lighting

    On Thursday 21st April, Newton Abbot Town Council lit three beacons within the town as part of the national event to help celebrate the Queen’s Birthday 90th birthday. The three beacon areas in Newton Abbot were Buckland, Highweek and Wolborough where two types of beacons were lit for the occasion, gas powered at Buckland & Wolborough and a traditional basket Church Tower beacon at Highweek. The lighting took place at 8.30pm with the help of Councillors from Newton Abbot Town Council and was attended by residents of the town and local youth groups.  Her Majesty The Queen initiated t ...

View more blog entries

Newton Abbot Town Council

Town Hall

Great Western House,

9 Devon Square,

Newton Abbot

TQ12 2HN

Tel: 01626 201120

Find us on Google Maps

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday

08:30am - 01:00pm

and 02:00pm - 04:30pm 

Newsletter sign up

Please type your full name.

Invalid email address.

Please fill in the numbers(*)
Please fill in the numbers
Invalid Input