Campton & Chicksands

Local Information

Printable Pamphlet of Useful  Information and telephone numbers.

To obtain a double sided pamphlet, print page one, then turn paper and print page two on reverse.
The nearest bank is Barclays in 5 Northbridge Street, Shefford Tel: Personal: 0845 7555555   Business: 0845 6052345       
for other banks can be found in to Hitchin, Biggleswade, Bedford or Luton
Cold Calling
Bedfordshire County Council need your help to make Bedfordshire a No Cold Calling Zone. Call the Bogus Caller hotline on: 08454 040506 to report unwanted cold callers.
NHS Direct provides local contact details on registering with a dentist or doctor 0845 4647
See above.
Dr. Cakebread & Partners,
Shefford Health Centre,
Robert Lucas Drive,
SG17 5FS
Tel:  0844 894 4000          (Mon - Fri  8.00 a.m.- 6.00 p.m.)
                                        more information
Contact Local Education  Authority at Central Bedfordshire Council Tel: 01234 228852 or visit the Web Site

Campton Lower School,
Rectory Road, Campton.
01462 813359

Robert Bloomfield Middle School,
Bloomfield Drive,
01462 628800

Samuel Whitbread Community College,
Shefford Road,
01462 629900/629905

Shefford Library,
High Street,
SG17 5DL
Tel: 01462 639070

Open:ing hours:-

from 3/10/05

2.00pm - 7.00pm 
2.00pm - 6.00pm 

9.30am - 1.00pm  2.00pm - 6.00pm 
9.30am - 6.00pm 

9.30am - 1.00pm
2.00pm - 6.00pm

9.30am - 1.00pm 2.00pm - 7.00pm
9.30am - 6.00pm

9.30am - 1.00pm 2.00pm - 6.00pm
9.30am - 6.00pm

9.30am - 1.00pm
9.30am - 1.00pm

NHS Direct offers a confidential health advice and information line avaiable 24 hours a day, seven days a week at a local call rate.0845 4647 or visit the Web Site
Mobile Library Timetable
Arranged by Biggleswade Library 01767 312324
Greenway 13:50 - 14.10
The Glebe 13.15 - 13.45
4th Friday of the month
Milk Delivery
Express Dairies,
Homestead Lane,
Welwyn Garden City,
Round C32 Alan Currell
Tel: 01707 322264
Deliveries Mon., Wed.& Fri.

Newspaper Delivery
The Paper Shop,
2 South Bridge Street,
SG17 5DB
Tel: 01462 812658

The nearest Optician is Stephen Hing,  14a Clifton Road, Shefford  Tel: 01462 811852
Headquarters 01234 841212
Safer Neighbourhood Team 01234 842567
Home Watch & Crime Prevention 01234 275165
Crime Stoppers 0800 555 111
Post Office
The nearest Post Offices are Shefford Sub Post Office, 6 South Bridge Street, Shefford Tel: 01462 812738 or
Meppershall Village Store & Post Office, High Street, Meppershall.
Registrar of Births Deaths & Marriages
142 London Road,
0300 300 8089
Most of your everyday needs can be found in Shefford (approx. 1 mile ).  There is a chemist, supermarket, newspaper shops, bread shops, hairdressers, estate agents, pet shop, hardware stores, an off licence, take-away food shops, restaurants and pubs. For the chain stores you will need to go to the larger surrounding towns of  Bedford, Biggleswade, Hitchin, Letchworth, Luton, Milton Keynes or Stevenage.
Waste Disposal
Household waste should be put in the Wheelie Bins and left on the boundary of your property. Currently these are emptied every Wednesday but from October will be emptied alternate weeks.
Green-lidded bins or Orange sacks are provided for recycling newspapers, magazines, telephone directories, yellow pages, thin card (not corrugated cardboard), plastic and tins (not bottles). Sacks should be tied.  These will be collected fortnightly on the same day but in a different vehicle.
Food waste should be wrapped in newspaper or in  starch bags, these are collected weekly from the brown buckets.
Green bags and/or White sacks are provided for garden waste, these will also be collected fortnightly.
Central Bedfordshire. Tel: 0300 300 8631

Larger items can be taken to the Tidy Tip, off Abbey Lane Ampthill. (off the Ampthill By Pass) Tel: 01525 403611

Bottles banks and Clothing recycling bins are provided near Somerfield car park in Shefford and opposite the Council Offices at Chicksands.

Unwanted Furniture and Electrical Goods can be donated to British Heart Foundation, Furnitue & Electrical Store, 10 Thurlow Street, BEDFORD. MK40 1LR
To arrange Free collection telephone 01234 349056

To report fly tipping Tel: 0300 300 8631

Shefford, Bedfordshire, UK (map)

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