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Emergency Services 

URGENT calls only Police,Fire, Ambulance    999


Winsford has a defibrillator which is sited at the Village Hall, opening code C 851 999 - but call 999 first


Police  for non-emergency call 101 or visit 

NHS if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do call 111 or visit

Other Emergency Contacts:

Somerset County Council – Floodline

In the event of a flood call: 0845 9881188


Wessex Water 

To report a leak or burst mains pipe call: 0345 6004600

Their incident page is here

Southwest Water

Emergency contact 0344 346 2020


Western Power Distribution

Power cut: 0800 6783 105 or online at


Calor Gas

In case of a leak call: 03457 444 999

Official Salt Bins are kept:

  • Furzehill Lane

    • At the bottom of the lane

  • Upcott Lane:

    • ​outside entrance to "Upcott Farm vehicles only"

    • halfway between bottom of lane and Upcott Farm entrance

  • Halse Lane:​

    • Outside Townsend cottages

    • By wood

    • Opposite BT post BT/8L/04/31

    • By BT post BT/9M/04/31

    • Opposite Halse Farm

  • Ash Lane​

    • By ford​

  • School Lane (The Steep)​

    • ​Opposite Linden Terrace by footpath to footbridge

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