Local Services

Community Hospital:  01460 238231  –  Minor Injuries Unit – not 24 hours

Emergencies  999

Police 101  –   Contact:  Gareth Allington, Chard Station – mobile 07889659252

Milk deliveries

Milk & More – Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Tel: 01404 42705 or www.milkandmore.co.uk
Customer services: 0345 606 3606

Recycling Centre (Beechings Close, Chard, TA20 1BB)  01460 65855 – opening hours Monday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.               Thursday, Friday and Saturday 8 a.m  – 4 p.m.   Sunday  8 a.m. – 1 p.m.   Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.   

Recycling collections:

Recycling – every Thursday but items to be put out prior to 7.00 a.m.

Black Bin collections
Every two weeks, Thursdays to be put out by 7.00 a.m.

Chard Library, The Old Lace Mill entry via Boden Street or Holyrood Street, Chard – 0845 345177.  Opening Hours:  Mon, Tues and Fri  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Thurs  9 a.m. – 6 p.m.                         Sat 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Chard Museum, High Street, Chard

Doctors’ Surgeries (Chard)

Essex House Surgery: 01460 65046                                                                                       Springmead Surgery:  01460 64457                                                                                           Tawstock Medical Centre:  01460 67763

Dentists (Chard):

Springside:   01460 61671                                                                                                       Whitecross:  01460 62888                                                                                                               Chard House:   01460 67022

Schools (Chard):

Primaries:                                                                                                                                                   Manor Court:  01460 62350                                                                                                                     Redstart:  01460 67457                                                                                                                             Avishayes:  01460 63050                                                                                                                         Chard School:  01460 63234

Senior:                                                                                                                                                        Holyrood Academy:   01460 260100

CITIZENS ADVICE SOUTH SOMERSET

A telephone help line is available 10am – 4pm Mon. – Fri. – 03444 88 9623. In addition to this the service can be accessed by email, Skype, social media, and through outreach centres. CAB is actively looking for volunteers Contact 01935 847661.  Email: citizensadvicesouthsomerset.org.uk

CITIZENS ADVICE, CHARD – NEW WEEKLY SESSION

From 31st January 2018, every Wednesday Afternoon 1.00 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. at Forefront Community Centre, 42 Fore Street, Chard, TA20 1QA   Also every Thursday morning 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.   2 weekly walk-in sessions (no appointment needed)

South Somerset: Chard and Crewkerne After Stroke Group meet Tuesdays at 10:30am
Chard Rugby Football Club, Essex Close, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1RH
Contact – Christine Williams Tel. 01460 66631  email: ChardCrewkerneGroup@talktalk.net

There are also many community groups available to offer support in the community. To find out more call Somerset Direct on 0300 123 2224.

Below are some of the things available locally related to supporting people at home, health support groups and befriending services.

Chard and Ilminster Heart care group Pat Everett  01460 62591

Friends of Essex House Medical Centre   Rose Knell 01460 65374

Friendship Group  Mrs Mary Hedges 01460 61333

Good Companions  Pat Lane  01460 391631

Coffee and Co  Chat and a cuppa    01460 66080

Ilminster Active Living Centre www.somersetactiveliving.org.uk