Dial 999 in case of emergency Only dial the emergency services if: Life is at risk Injury caused or threatened Crime or disorder in progress Emergency situations Offenders are nearby
Local policing teams were set up to engage with local residents to ensure that local policing priorities are identified and tackled in the most appropriate and effective way. Phone: 0845 045 45 45 Mobile: 07770 471655 Fax: 01256 405 370 Email: Basingstoke.email@example.com
…gets re-launched! It specialises in dealing with issues related to rural and wildlife crime and works closely with key partner agencies and the rural community to help gather intelligence, provide a visible presence and tackle the issues that are important. It is hoped that many more members of the rural community will join (it’s free) and become part of Country Watch’s continued success – the more people in the scheme, the better the scheme will be so please speak to your neighbours, family members, work colleagues and anyone else with an interest in rural issues ask get them to join the fight against crime in the area.
Transco gas 24 hour emergency freephone: 0800 111 999 www.nationalgrid.com/uk
An independent charity, not part of the police or government, that helps the police to solve crime. Members of the public can give information anonymously about crime or criminals by calling 0800 555 11
South East Water 24 hour emergency contact number: 0845 6021 724 www.southeastwater.co.uk
For general information on the service covering the Basingstoke and Deane area visit their website.
Southern Electric 24 hour emergency contact number: 08000 727282
Traffic accidents, fires, medical emergencies and other serious incidents at sea happen somewhere in the county almost every minute of every day and police, fire, ambulance and coastguard emergency services deal with them quickly and efficiently. However, when a more disastrous event takes place that is beyond the capacity of the emergency services to deal with unaided, local authorities at county and district level put special plans into action which are designed to support the emergency services. To find out more visit the Hampshire County Council website.
24 hour emergency service – 0845 988 1188 For flood warnings and other useful information and advice on what to do before, during and after a flood, visit their website
For advice and information on how to prepare for and what to do in an emergency, visit the government’s website.
Doctors Clift Surgery Minchens Lane Bramley RG26 5BH Tel: 01256 881228
Education and Childcare
Telephone 01256 881339 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-school nursery based in the village hall. Contact Sian Davies & Joanne Shearing Joint Managers Tel: 01256 886408
If you have concerns that a child might be being abused and you want to talk to someone or ask someone to find out what is going on, you should contact the county’s Children’s Services. Childline – 0800 1111 NSPCC – 0800 800500
Clubs and groups
KOOSA Kids will be opening a Holiday Club at Easter at Tadley Primary School which we hope will be well-received as a convenient childcare solution for many local parents with children aged 4-13 years. We already offer after school club provision at this school so this is an extension of our service.
Felicity Wood teaches weekly hatha yoga classes at Cross House in Bramley. Classes are suitable for all experience levels, including beginners. All equipment is provided.
Classes are on Thursday evenings from 18:00 – 19:00 and 19:15 – 20:15.
For more information, contact Felicity via email, facebook or phone:
The times of the classes are: Mondays; Watercolours and Drawing 10am -12pm Watercolours and Drawing 12.45pm – 2.45pm Painting and Drawing Techniques 7 – 9pm Beginners and improvers all welcome. LIght spacious studio. Small classes. Workshops twice a year. Art at The CartShed Cufaude Lane Bramley RG26 5DN 01256 883876
The Bramley Scout Group has been running for many years and is based in Bramley, Hampshire. It is part of the Silchester District and the Hampshire County Scouts. We have around 70 members belonging to our sections and they meet each week during school term time.
Bramley Gardening Club Do you know your Dahlia from your Dianthus, or when to chit your seed potatoes and prune your apple tree? If the answer is yes and you are keen to share your knowledge, or no, and you would like to learn more about plants and gardening, then this is the Club for you. We meet on the first Monday of each month at Bramley Village Hall, 8.00pm. The format of the evening includes: Jobs to be getting on with this month. Group discussion on gardening issues. Help and advice on gardening problems. We also organise garden visits during the summer months. Come and talk gardening over tea and biscuits. For more details contact Mark Stewart on 0786 764713 or email@example.com.
Bramley Lunch Club is open to any ladies or gentlemen who would like some company and a chance to meet other people in the village. We meet on the second Thursday of each month, from 10.30am to 1.30pm, at Cross House, by Saint James Church. There is coffee or tea on arrival, followed by a two-course home cooked lunch and, later in the afternoon, a drink before the journey home. We enjoy a variety of activities together, including crafts and quizzes, and even have a small book lending library. Whatever we do each time, there is always a happy atmosphere with lots of chatter. The cost for each session is £5.50. Don’t worry if you can’t get there under your own steam as free transport can be arranged for you. If you would like any further information, please get in touch with Pat Jones on 01256 882441 or Judy Woolford on 01256 881053. We look forward to meeting you!
Zumba – Party yourself into shape in Bramley. The Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning, dance fitness-party. Come & burn some calories with our friendly group. All shapes, sizes, abilities & fitness levels welcome. To take that first step either call, text or email Julie for more info or to reserve your place. Bramley Zumba Timetable Cross House (Bramley Church Hall) Silchester Road Monday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Tel: 0845 47 47 051 Mobile: 0776 50 666 51 Email: info@ca-Boom.co.uk
Bramley W.I. is fun loving and welcomes visitors be they young or old. The program is varied with speakers, demonstrations and social activities. There is an active drama group who enjoy entertaining not only sister Institutes at their Christmas and Birthday meetings but to some of the village’s elderly and infirm. Bramley W.I. also undertakes village improvements for villagers, for example the Millennium Garden Project and an on going project for the village hall in the shape of an artistic collage. The group meets at the Bramley Village Hall, which is wheelchair accessible with disabled parking area, ramps, and a disabled toilet. If you are interested in finding out more about our group, please contact Anne Porter, our president (01256 881691). You will always be given a warm welcome.
Bramley WI Lite was formed in September 2007 and unwittingly released the power that is WI Lite. Inspired by how much fun we’re having, new WI Lite groups are springing up all over the country. We meet every 4th Thursday of the month at 8pm, in the Bramley Room of the Village Hall. If you want to know more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We aim to encourage interest and participation in flower arranging. Flower arranging society – we watch qualified flower arrangers give demonstrations. We also have in-house teach-ins and NAFAS teacher workshops. Special needs catered for: We have full disabled access & disabled parking. Charges: Membership £33 per annum. Visitors £5.50 per visit We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month at 1.30pm in Sherfield Village Hall. Contact: Dusty Taylor Tel 881420 email@example.com
Fitball classes Monday 8 – 9pm and Friday 9.15 – 10.15am in the Bramley room at the village hall. Come and improve your core and tone your body while you laugh, giggle and wobble your way through the class on a stability ball. Both class are suitable for all fitness abilities and are great for helping with back and joint issues as there is very little impact. Contact Caroline your friendly local Personal Trainer 07845 217901 firstname.lastname@example.org
Circuit Classes Wednesday 8 -9pm in the school hall and Thursday Ladies only class 9.15 – 10.15am in the Bramley room at the village hall. Classes are tapered for individuals abilities. It’s not all about the jumps and the speed tests. There are weights, hula hoops, skipping ropes and even a car tyre to help improve your fitness. First session is free !! Contact Caroline your friendly local Personal Trainer 07845 217901 email@example.com
Bramley Trail Runners
We are a friendly running club based in Bramley. We mainly run on trails, with the exception of winter wen we run on the local lanes, so it’s a great way of finding new paths around the area.
We meet on Wednesdays at 7.30pm, at the back of the Clift Meadow pavilion. All levels are catered for, and many of of our members were new to running when they joined.
Look forward to seeing you!
Local companies and services
Bramley Osteopaths (formerly Osteohealthcare) has recently taken on another osteopath, Juliet Stokoe BSc Hons (Ost) to work with Becky Hall BSc Hons (Ost Med), MSc (Paed Ost.) here at the clinic in Bramley. Our clinic specialises in Osteopathy for children – newborn babies need to adjust to life outside the womb, toddlers to teens may benefit with helping their bodies cope with the everyday aches and pains of growing. For pregnant women the treatment offers a means of adjusting to physiological issues – digestion problems, backache, cramp; many of which could be associated with the pregnancy. Post birth mums may have postural/musculo-skeletal changes to cope with and the sudden inability to relax. Cranial osteopathy may be able to help overcome some of these issues. We are also able to help with – prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of minor sports injuries; muscle spasms; sciatica; frozen shoulders; fibromyalgia; neuralgia; circulatory problems and for all sorts of other physical aches and pains. For more information please see our website or contact us directly. Details below. Tel: 01256 884139
A FREE library of Touch to See books bringing to life the visual world for blind and partially sighted people Our award winning charity makes special raised versions of pictures that come to life when fingers feel them. Audio descriptions tell the pictures’ stories while directing the fingertips across the raised image, describing what is being touched, felt and ‘seen’. Combining the senses of touch and hearing in this way makes up for the missing sense of sight Thousands of books and packs are available to blind and partially sighted children, young people and adults; their families, schools and carers. Our Library delivers via the post to members across Britain and Ireland. Explore titles such as British Wildlife, English Gardens and Works of Art from around the UK in our tactile books especially designed for adults. Have fun and learn with our range of Living Picture Books (Touch to See versions of well known children’s books ), and special interest books that supplement the school curriculum for children and young people.
To have details of your business added here please contact the Parish Clerk.
I publish my work which is themed “images local to you” on Canvas, Mounted Prints, Greetings Cards and Postcards. I am available to photograph local events and I also provide photography workshops and training at a falconry not too far away. You can like me on Facebook, Follow me on Twitter and be a Friend on Flickr – the links are on my website. Chris Price, Tel: 01256 886471, or 07534 948954
Professional Pet Care At Home If you have a pet alone at home and need friendly, professional pet care while you are away or out at work during the day, why not consider using the services of Pet Alone firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07776 121885
Honest and reliable garage services available in Bramley, Hampshire “Here at C.A.R.S Auto Services , we pride ourselves on the quality garage services we provide for our clients.” Tel: 07867 534 799 Email: email@example.com
If you have a meeting, event or wish to use the hall to run regular classes, please contact the volunteer bookings manager Gail Tomblin. Please call in the evenings and at weekends as Gail is at work during the day. Phone no. 01256 880558 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Baker My name is Sharon, I live in Bramley and married to Neil and we have 3 children. I have been baking and decorating cakes for years now and have done several courses. I enjoy customising cakes to suit your needs, so whatever your ideas, contact me to discuss more: Tel: 01256 883 338 Email: email@example.com
Anyone interested in booking the Clift Park Pavillion please visit: http://bramleybookings.org.uk/
Telephone: 01256 881125
A bijou salon offering a broad range of treatments in a tranquil setting, Tranquil Health and Beauty offers a full range of massage & beauty treatments. Selecting only the most natural skincare products that give outstanding results, we use Neals Yard Organics skincare. Treatments available include massage, aromatherapy, manicures, pedicures, Bio Sculpture and Shellac gel nails, facials, lash and brow treatments, waxing and spray tanning. Tel: 01256 885012
Anyone interested in booking the Village Hall please visit: http://bramleybookings.org.uk/
Telephone: 01256 881125
Community, transport and welfare
Basingstoke Community Transport 01256 320501 Dial-a-Ride (transport service for the elderly and disabled) 01256 462101 Website
Lists minibuses in Hampshire that are owned by voluntary groups, schools, colleges and community transport schemes, which are available for other community based organisations to hire. View the register at www3.hants.gov.uk/Publications
Shopmobility 01256 350142
This site links you to a UK wide counselling support network, for those in distress to find help and support appropriate to their needs. It only lists qualified/registered counsellors and psychotherapists – every member has either provided proof of their qualifications and insurance cover or must be registered with a recognised professional body.
Are located at: 19/20 Westminster House Festival Place Basingstoke, RG21 7LS Tel: 01256 473901 Chineham District Centre Basingstoke, RG24 8BQ Tel: 01256 465643 Mulfords Hill , Tadley Basingstoke, RG26 3JE Tel: 0118 9814595
Stagecoach (Hampshire Bus) 01256 464501
The main Register Officer for Basingstoke is located at: Goldings London Road Basingstoke Hampshire RG21 4AN (for sat nav use RG21 4AH) Tel: 0845 603 5637 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For full details of this and other Register Offices, and the service in general visit www3.hants.gov.uk/registration.htm
08457 48 49 50
Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust Aldermaston Road Basingstoke Hampshire RG24 9NA Tel: 01256 473 202
For impartial and comprehensive information about public transport 0871 200 22 33
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council offer a National Bus Pass to residents aged over 60 years or residents who meet disability criteria in line with the Concessionary Bus Travel Act 2007. The National Bus Pass entitles holders to free bus travel on local services within England only between the hours of 9:30am and 11pm.
During a crisis people may need social care or support – because of age, long term ill-health or disability, or because they are caring for others. People may also need protection from physical and mental abuse.
RSPCA – 0990 555999