Community and local links

Worried about a young person? Talk to someone at the youth club or you can report a concern directly to MASH or Early Help at 0345 155 1071.

Want to access extra support for your own family? It’s easy to do. You can talk to someone at the youth club or visit Early Help Devon‘s website.

Moretonhampstead Health Centre open 8.30 – 6 Monday – Saturday. You need an appointment to see a doctor \ nurse. For non-emergency health advice call 111 (free from landlines and mobiles)

Moretonhampstead Pharmacy (no website – phone or drop in) open 9 – 6 Monday-Saturday. Friendly drop-in services including health advice, emergency contraception and free chlamydia testing for 16-25 year olds.

Moretonhampstead Library go here for opening hours. Really friendly, free internet access, printing, order books on any subject you can think of from the searchable library catalogue.

MED Theatre Fantastic performance and digital arts opportunities for young people, based right in the middle of Moreton. The group offers free drama groups for different ages on Tuesdays.

Moretonhampstead swimming pool Swimming lessons, fun swim, volunteer opportunities for over 18s. Free swim 2-6 pm May to September.

Moretonhampstead Cubs and Scouts – Cubs are on Tuesdays and Scouts on Thursdays. Teignbridge scouting website

Moreton Creative: 3D printing and tech innovation, based upstairs in Moreton library! For opening hours and more info see http://www.moretoncreative.uk/ Creative Coding is open to all ages and abilities and runs every second Saturday of each month 10 am – 12 pm

Moretonhampstead games night Free social group for board game play, Friday evenings as advertised in the White Hart function room.

Moretonhampstead community website

Moretonhampstead Primary School

Moreton Carnival held on the fourth Thursday in August.

Bovey Tracey youth cafe

Chagford church-run youth club – The Mess

Moretonhampstead Action Group for Sustainability or MAGS have recently worked with the youth club and the Primary School to plant a new community orchard along the cycle track. Volunteer opportunities for young people and families to help manage the baby trees and learn how to look after an orchard as it grows.

Moretonhampstead Parish Council and volunteer Councillors provide advice and support to Moretonhampstead, and we have a Parish Council representative on the MAY committee.

Green Hill Arts Gallery co-located at Green Hill (alongside the Youth Club) also hosting Dartmoor heritage displays. Community art projects and reception volunteer opportunities for over 16s.

Moretonhampstead Pre-school

Moretonhampstead community Befrienders Volunteer opportunities for over 18s.

Proper Job – recycling centre in Chagford, source of cheap supplies for community organisations, volunteer opportunities for over 16s.

Moretonhampstead Development Trust set up in 1995 to regenerate the town, the Trust manages a number of local projects, and works to support other local projects and organisations such as our youth club, to help achieve a thriving and cohesive local community. Responsible for managing the youth club premises, The Yard, at Green Hill.