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Library Fire Station Petrol Station Dog Waste Bins Bank Schools Village Agent
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Post Office
From Friday 22nd July 2016 and for every Friday from then on a mobile Post Office van will be outside the Bell Inn from 12:45 to 14:45.

Most Post Office services are available including letters & parcels, banking, savings, insurance, travel services, broadband & phone and paper forms.

Mobile Post Office

Willersey is about 1.7 miles from Broadway depending on your route.
Sadly the Willersey Post Office closed in May 2011 so other than the mobile Post Office, the nearest full time is now in Broadway.
The Post Office in Shopwrights in Broadway has now closed. The Post Office is now in Budgens Supermarket. It is open from 9:00 to 17:30 weekdays and 9:00 to 12:30 on Saturdays. Reduced services are available outside these hours.

Budgens Post Office Broadway

You can find your nearest post office by keying your post code here. For some unknown reason this website fails to find the Post Office in Broadway! (Shopwrights continues as a shop opening at 6:30am every morning.)
The Post Office in Evesham opens earlier at 8:30am on Mondays to Thursdays.
The nearest post office open on Saturday all day from 9:00 to 17:00 is in the Premier Stores, 40 Stratford Road in Honeybourne, WR11 7PP.

With the reduction in the number of cash machines in the area, all Post Offices offer a cash out service on production of a bank card.

The price of a First Class stamp has more than doubled since 2006.
On 26th March 2018 prices will increase as follows:-
First Class stamps - increase by 2p to 67p
Second Class stamps - increase by 2p to 58p
Large Letter First Class stamp - will rise by 3p to 101p
Large Letter Second Class stamp - will rise by 3p to 79p

Post Box
Willersey has four post boxes. One is near near the Bell Inn, a second is in Hays Close and a third is on the Badsey Road before the old railway bridge. The last one near the Methodist Church has been returned after it was knocked over by a car (again). The last post box to be emptied each weekday at 4:00pm and 10:30am on Saturday is the one near the Bell Inn. The others are emptied any time after 7:00am. (The plate on the front of the Methodist Church box still thinks we have a Post Office in Willersey!)

Willersey top green post box

The next nearest post box in in Smallbrook Road, WR12 7EP near to the turn off from the Broadway Road.
The only Saintbury post box is near to Saintbury Cross on the Stratford Road.
The last post collection in the area is outside Broadway Post Office at 5:45pm on weekdays and 11:00am on Saturdays.

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Doctor's Surgery
Barn Close Surgery, 38-40 High Street, Broadway, WR12 7DT is the nearest Doctor's surgery.
It has three telephone numbers 01386 853651, 01386 853809 and 01386 858136. Fax:01386 853982
Please dial 111 when out of hours.
The Surgery held an Open Day on the February 1st 2018 about moving to a new location which will probably involve moving to a new purpose built surgery on Station Road, Broadway within the next two years.

Broadway Surgery Catchment Area

There is a pharmacy in the surgery at Barn Close for people who are not residents of Broadway such as Willersey. It is open on Mondays to Fridays only from 08:45 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 18:30. To avoid extra journeys, for a repeat prescription you can order on the internet but you have to fill in a form from the surgery and prove your identity first. Furthermore you can request that it be delivered to Willersey Stores, on a Thursday evening for Friday pickup. You will need to order at least a week in advance to use this service. This poster about an
online prescription service is on display in the Broadway surgery.
There is also a pharmacy not far away in Lloyds Chemist Shop in Broadway High Street. Lloyds also offers an online prescription-only treatment service.

There are a number of dentists in the area both private and NHS.
This website gives a starting list but is by no means comprehensive.

As well as our
Parish Church of St Peters and Willersey Methodist Church, there is a Catholic Church and a United Reformed Church in Broadway and a Baptist Church in Chipping Campden. The nearest Quaker Meeting is in Broad Campden.

The nearest hospital is the
Community Hospital in Evesham but the nearest A&E departments are in Worcester or Cheltenham.
For more specialist treatment you may have to go to one of the hospitals in Bristol such as Southmead. ( A one hour 15 minute journey away.)
Do note that patients arriving by ambulance in Cheltenham between 8:00pm and 8:00am will be taken to Gloucester Royal Hospital.
The local ambulance service in 2014 could have done with improvement and in 2015 it is still not reaching its targets.
Check here for local ambulance response times by postcode.
You might find this website useful for health advice and see here for more about this website.

The nearest zoo for children (and adults) is
All Things Wild near Honeybourne Station.

Leisure Centres
The nearest Public Leisure Centre complete with swimming pool, gym etc is in
Chipping Campden and the next nearest is in Evesham.

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There are allotments in Weston-sub-Edge. If interested please contact Chris Tombs 01386 840406.

Golf Course
Broadway Golf Club is the nearest to Willersey.

The library building on the Leamington Road in Broadway.
Here are further details for the
library. A mobile library visits Willersey once a month on a Thursday in week 4 near The Bell Inn from 13:50 to 15:50.

Fire Station
The nearest Fire Station is in Broadway but because we are in Gloucester we are usually serviced from Chipping Campden.
Hereford and Worcester Fire Authority confirmed funding in December 2018 for the re-building of Broadway fire station which is 55 years old. All staff and equipment from the existing station will transfer to the new facility when it becomes operational. Broadway Fire Station is crewed by 10 to 15 on-call firefighters and provides cover for an area of around 10 square miles, with almost 4,500 residents living in more than 2,200 properties. Planning and design work is expected to start in 2019/20 and a schedule for the build project will be confirmed once tender processes are complete.

Petrol Station
Willersey has its own petrol station on Main Street. The next nearest is in Broadway on Station Road by the railway bridge.
(Is your car
taxed and insured?)

Dog Waste Bins
We have five bins in Willersey. Please use them. One is on the right hand side of the footpath as you walk from Main Street to the Village Hall and just beyond. Another is on the bridge side of the entrance to the Industrial Estate in Badsey Road. The third one is on the south side of the Broadway Road at the entrance to Warner's Farm, another is in Collin Close near the footpath to Broadway and the last is in St Peter's Churchyard near the footpath to Saintbury. If you cannot find them then any waste bin will do.
There is a waste bin near the pond and another outside the Village Stores.
Please use the waste bins and clear up after your dog. It is unpleasant for others walking on our greens and
is a health hazard.
Here is a poster either as a pdf or as a document for you to print out and display to encourage people to clear up after their dog.
You can buy dog waste bags at the Village Stores.
(The nearest public toilets are in Broadway, at both car parks and near the children's play area.)

The Lloyds Bank, the last in Broadway closed on 12th September 2017 and the ATM was also closed down. There is another ATM outside Budgens in Broadway.
Broadway will be having a mobile banking van each week and it will be parked at the War Memorial as follows:-
This is for Lloyds Bank customers only. No service on Bank holidays.

Monday 13:30 to 15:15
Wednesday 9:30 to 11:45
Friday 13:15 to 15:15

Mobile Bank  in Broadway

The next nearest ATM is an HSBC one in Chipping Campden near the Town Hall.
(Hint: Maybe only use a cash machine when the bank is open to reduce hassle if it fails to deliver your cash?)

The notice below is posted outside the, now closed, HSBC bank in Moreton in Marsh.

Closed HSBC in Moreton

Willersey Stores will offer you cashback of up to £50 if you spend over £5 with them or pay 50p, and use a debit card. You could do two transactions in a day like this for £100 cash.

If you bank with all the major banks, you can use a bank card to deposit or take out cash at Budgens Post Office in Broadway. Small businesses can also get change for the till. The travelling post office visits Willersey once a week on Friday from 12:45 to 14:45. If you want more banking services, then other than travelling to Evesham, using on-line banking is your best option. Evesham has a total of eleven banks and building societies. With a population of just under 23,500 in 2011 that's one facility for 2,136 people. Broadway had a population of 2,540 at the same time (without the huge number of visiting tourists). Broadway deserves at least one bank.

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The village has it very own good
primary school right in the middle of Church Street.

For secondary education there is a wide choice of schools but three of the more popular are:-
Prince Henry's High School      The De Montfort School   and   Chipping Campden School.
Willersey is situated within the school catchment area of Chipping Campden.

Scout Group
The is no scout group in Willersey but several nearby villages do.
Search here for details.

Village Agent
Village and Community Agents work with the over 50s in Gloucestershire to provide access to a wide range of information. They aim to help older people feel more independent, cared for, secure and to have a better quality of life. The agents are supported by Gloucestershire Rural Community Council - GRCC. Our local agent is Carol Stockman Tel:07789 926291 email:
The Cotswold Careline will also help you maintain your independence.

Passport Photograph
The nearest machine for this is in the
Morrisons Store in Evesham.

Things to do
Things to do near Willersey.

Electric Vehicle Charging Points
website is a useful way to find third party electric vehicle charging points.

Recycling Facilities
The nearest
recycling facilities for paper, glass, cardboard, charity clothes and books etc are in the Milestone Car Park on the Childswickham Road in Broadway near to Broadway United Football Club, WR12 7HA.
Here is a list of local Wychavon recycling banks.

Working Watermill
Great to
visit at Stanway.

Abbey Green in Broadway.

Zoo animals with other attractions for children in Honeybourne.

Citizens Advice Bureau
Open on the last Thursday of every month from 1 to 3pm at
Signpost, 4 Russell Square, High Street, Broadway. 01386 859029.
You can also contact the Cotswold CAB. Talk to us, The Samaritans for free any time you like, in your own way on 116 123, about whatever's getting to you. You don't have to be suicidal.

Public Telephone Box
The nearest public telephone box is in Smallbrook Road, WR12 7EP on the way to Broadway.
Saintbury has a telephone box on its main street in the middle of the village.

The Willersey telephone box is now closed and it has been bought by the Parish Council for a suitable alternative use.
See more here.

Police & Law Courts
The police station in Broadway has been sold after closure. West Midlands Police have
a facebook page.

The nearest Gloucestershire Police Station is in Stow-on-the-Wold but it is not open to the poblic. The nearest that is open is in Cirencester - an hour away. For crimes please use 999 or 101 depending on the urgency.
You can find out about recent local crimes.
You can contact the police by dialling 101 (999 in emergency) or emailing
Dialling 101 will by default take you to West Mercia Police. Take the option for other Police forces to contact Gloucestershire police.
Gloucester Constabulary have sent an Information Leaflet to the Parish Council. Here are the latest incidents and other news from Gloucestershire Police
and as we live so close to Worcestershire, here is the same infornation for West Mercia Police.
You can also sign up to receive Community Alerts.
When you travel into between Willersey and Broadway, signs tell you when you change between Gloucestershire and Worcestershire.
On Collin Lane, you move from one to the other at the sharp bend near the railway bridge. Regardless of which county you are in, the Police will serve you as rapidly as possible.

The nearest Magistrates Court is in Cheltenham and the nearest Crown Court in Gloucester.

Check to see if
you can get high speed Broadband.

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