Key Contacts

Key contacts and businesses in our local community

Venue Hire

Preston

Abbey St Bathans

Abbey St Bathans Kirk

Emergency Services

Police, Fire & Ambulance

999

Non – Emergency Numbers

101

Alcoholics Anonymous

0845 769755

Resilient Communities

Blackerstone Resilient Communities - Sally Hart

01361840642

Abbey St. Bathans Resilient Communities - Iva

01361840600

Berwickshire Housing Association

Duns

01361 884000

Eyemouth

01890 750888

Out of Hours Emergency

01896 752111

Citizens Advice Bureaux

Berwick

01289 330222

Duns

01361 883340

Eyemouth

01890 750500

Kelso

01573 223516

SEPA (Scottish Environmental Protection Agency)

SEPA's Pollution Hotline

0800 80 70 60 (24 hour)

SEPA's Floodline service

0345 988 1188 (24 hour)

Electricity Emergency

0845 2727999

Gas Emergency

0800 111999

Homeless Services

01896 661385

Hospitals

Berwick

0844 8118111

Borders General

01896 826000

The Knoll

01361 883373

Police Scotland Stations

Duns

01361884175

Eyemouth

01890750217

Hawick

01450375051

Kelso

01573223434

Other Useful Numbers

Samaritans

0845 7909090

Scottish Borders Council (all Depts)

0300 1001800

Victim Support

01896 751212

Scottish Water Emergency

0800 0778778

Doctors

NHS Direct

111

Chirnside

01890 818253

Coldingham

01890 771291

Coldstream

01890 882711

Duns Medical Group (Appointments)

01361 885040

Duns Medical Group (Prescriptions}

01361 885044

Merse Medical Practice Duns (Appointments)

01361 885030

Merse Medical Practice Duns (Prescriptions )

01361 885033

Earlston

01896 849273

Eyemouth Medical Practice

01890 750599

Greenlaw

01361 810216

Kelso

01573 224424

Lauder

01578 722267

Catering

Riverside Bakehouse

https://www.facebook.com/theriversidebakehouse/

Local Business Directory

James Brown and Co

Middle Monynut, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, TD13 5YL, (01361) 840257

Preston Farm House B&B

Preston, Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3TQ, (01361) 882826

Riverside Bakehouse

Riverside, Abbey St Bathans
Duns, TD11 3TX (01361) 840657

Miss Rankin's

Bank End, Abbey St. Bathans, Duns

Woodland cabin

Bank End, Abbey St. Bathans, Duns

Upland shepherds huts

Shannobank, Abbey St. Bathans
Duns

Useful links for families with disability

Disability Awareness and Planning for Accessibility during Events

https://www.functioncentral.co.uk/health-safety-event-planning/disability-awarenes-and-planning-for-accessibility.html

Simple Home Fixes to Ease Parenting with Disabilities
https://www.redfin.com/blog/simple-home-fixes-to-ease-parenting-with-disabilities

The Survival Guide for Kids with Physical Disabilities & Challenges
https://www.freespirit.com/files/original/Survival-Guide-for-Kids-with-Physical-Disabilities-and-Challenges-preview-1.pdf

Note: This is quite long, but it’s a fantastic booklet with activity sheets that children and their parents can use together. It’s really well-made!

Parenting with Disabilities: A Guide to Home Modifications
https://homeadvisor.com/r/parenting-with-disabilities-home-modification-guide/

How Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities Works
https://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/college-planning/financial-aid/financial-aid-disabled-students.htm

The Guide To Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease
https://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/keeping-your-home.php

Long-term Disability vs. Short-term Disability Explained
https://www.policygenius.com/blog/long-term-disability-vs-short-term-disability-explained/

Understanding Disability Insurance
https://www.fidelity.com/viewpoints/personal-finance/disability-insurance

For more help on the above and contact details please click here –  financial-literacy.info