Community and local links

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. The Friends of Moretonhampstead Library Facebook page – updated with events and news.

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.

MED Theatre Drama opportunities for young people.

Moretonhampstead swimming pool Swimming lessons, fun swim, volunteer opportunities for over 18s.

Moretonhampstead community website

Moretonhampstead Primary School

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.

 

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