Local Information

The Crier is here to provide news and information on your local area.  Below is a list of local contacts you might find useful.  If you would like your organsation's information included please contact editor@great-torringtoncrier.co.uk. This list is not for local businesses, if you would like to feature in our Local Business Directory, please go to the 'Advertise With Us' page.

Advice and Information 

  • Citizens’ Advice Bureau – 03444 111 444 www.cab-bideford.co.uk
  • Genesis/Pannier Market Admin – 01805 626110

Churches and Places of Worship

Health

Doctors

  • Castle Gardens Surgery – 01805 623222 www.castlegardenssurgery.co.uk
  • Torrington Health Centre - 01805 622247 www.torringtonhc.co.uk
  • Torrington Community Hospital - 01805 622208. Torrington is a community hospital. Many different out-patient clinics are also held here, including gynaecology, ear, nose & throat, breast clinic and physiotherapy.

Dentists

Chemist

  • Lloyds Pharmacy – 01805 622174

Others useful contacts

Library

Torrington Library – 01805 622107

Address - Castle Hill, Torrington, EX38 8AA

Opening hours -  Tues 10am-6pm, Thurs - 10am-5pm, Fri - 10am-1pm, Sat - 10am-1pm

Local Authorities

Police

  • Emergency 999
  • Non-emergency 101

Post Office

  • Torrington Post Office Ltd - 0845 722 3344
  • Royal Mail Torrington Sorting Office - 01805 622209

Schools & Pre-Schools

Sports Clubs, Leisure and Culture Associations

Voluntary Organisations 

  • Community Development Trust – 01805 626100
  • May Fair & Carnival Committee – Cllr Mrs Cathrine Simmons (Chairman)  Telephone: 01805 623217. Email: cathrinesimmons@hotmail.co.uk
  • Torrington in Bloom – Cherry Hammon 01805 625788  
  • Torrington Community Foodbank - Shirley Beer 01805 623887, Dave Martin 01805 623175
  • Commons Conservators – Clive Whalley 01805 462463 www.torringtoncommon.co.uk  visit for information and maps for walks.

Youth Organisations and Clubs