Sports Hall at Brixton School and Community Centre

Community Information

Education

Brixton St Mary's Church of England Primary School

☎ 01752 880436
Email
Website
The village primary school is situated both geographically and socially in the heart of the village.

Coombe Dean School

☎ 01752 406961
Email
Website

Elize Hele Trust

☎ 01752 930915
Email
Website
Grants are available to both Boys and Girls resident with parents or guardians for five years within the boundaries of the City of Plymouth or designated parishes and who, in the opinion of the Trustees, are in need of financial assistance. Grants by both Foundations are to assist towards commencement at all levels of Further or Higher Education

Ivybridge Community College

☎ 01752 691000
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Website

Ladybirds Day Nursery

☎ 01752 881161
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A secure and nurturing environment, providing play-based development and care for children aged 3 months to 5 years

Plymstock School

☎ 01752 402679
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Website

Sherford Vale School

☎ 01752 891475
Website

Health and Wellbeing

Citizens Advice

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The Citizens Advice consumer service provides free, confidential and impartial advice on issues around buying goods or services. This includes being treated unfairly by a trader, receiving a poor service or you may want to switch energy suppliers or cancel a contract.

Defibrillators

There are 5 defibriliators in the parish. These are located in the telephone kiosk on The Green and at Fordbrooke, Brixton Torr, outside Venn Court, FoxHound Pub and Plymouth Albion Oaks, Staddiscombe.

Dementia Friendly Parishes around the Yealm

☎ 07450206312
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We are a local charity providing advice, support and guidance to those living with dementia and their families across the parish. We aim to help people remain active and involved in their community. We offer both individual support and a range of inclusive groups for you to come along to and enjoy. We also offer free dementia awareness raising sessions to any group, business or organisation in the parish. For more information please contact the Project Coordinator Maxine Kennedy.

Dentist

Website
To find a local dentist use NHS search engine

Derriford Hospital

☎ 01752 202182
Website
This is the nearest and largest A&E in South Devon.

NHS Direct

☎ 111 (free call)

Opticians

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To find a local optician use the NHS Search Engine

Samaritans

☎ 24hrs - 116 123 (FREE Phone) - Plymouth branch 01752 221666
Email

Yealm Medical Centre

☎ 01752 880567 [routine] - (NHS) 111 for Out of Hours
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Website
The nearest medical centre is 1 mile to the east in Yealmpton. For opening times please visit the website.

Yealmpton and Brixton Community Volunteers

☎ 07841 066921
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Website
We are a Befriending service which aims to reduce loneliness and isolation in Brixton, Yealmpton and the surrounding parishes. Our team visit people in their own home and gently encourage involvement in the community.
We also run a regular coffee morning on Fridays from 10:30 until 12 at the Yealmpton Community Centre.
We will soon be launching a sitting service to enable carers some free time.
Please contact Helen for more details

Clubs and Societies

1st Brixton and Yealmpton Scouts

☎ 01752 406995 or 07970 846992
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Scout Group. Providing Scouting for boys and girls aged between 6 and 15 years of age. Providing young people with skills for life.
Please contact Bob for more details.

Brixton Allotments

☎ 07967 016094
Email
Brixton Community Allotments are located at the bottom of Stamps Hill, there are 29 plots in total. Plots are at a premium but always worth enquiring to see if any are available.
For more information please contact Roger

Brixton Crafters

☎ 01752 880413
Email
We are a friendly bunch and welcome any new members who would like to try a new craft, bring their own or just come for a chat.
Meet Mondays 7-9pm in the Community Room during term time
For further details please contact Hilary

Village Airs (Choral Society)

☎ 01752 880730
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A small, happy group of lady singers who meet weekly in the Community Room. We entertain senior groups around Plymouth and district. This year is our 30th anniversary. We occasionally put on concerts for charity.
For details contact Jenny George

Yealm Art Society

☎ 01752 881481
Website
Our aim as a society is to stimulate and encourage an interest in art using different mediums.
We are a friendly group of aspiring artists located in the villages around the Yealm. We attract members from South Hams and Plymouth. We hold an annual exhibition and several workshops.
For further details contact Maggie.

Yealm Guiding

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Rainbows and Brownies are popular and busy girl led units, providing adventurous activities through fun. The groups are run by fully trained volunteers.
To find out more, please contact us via the website, where you can register your daughter's interest. Your information will come to the local leaders who will then get in touch with you.
Rainbows (Aged 5-7) meet Thursday evenings 3.30pm-4.30pm
Brownies (Aged 7-10) meet Thursday evenings 5.15pm-6.30pm
During term time at Yealmpton Community Centre

Yealmpton Allotment and Gardeners Association (YAGA)

☎ 01752 881295
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We have regular meetings with talks and other social activities, and an allotment section with a store where members can buy supplies. We meet monthly at the Yealmpton Community Rooms at the school.

Tourism, Sport and Recreation

Badminton Club

☎ 01752 863575
Evening Badminton sessions between 19:30 - 21:30 hours on Mondays for most of the year.
Badminton to a good standard.
£3 a session
Contact Mike for more details

Dance Fusion

☎ 07969 468497
Email
Website
We are a local Dance School who specialise in ISTD Tap, Ballet and Modern Dance as well as Hip Hop and Acrobatic Arts. Classes are suitable for children and adults age 3 years and above. We offer exams in our three main disciplines as well as a bi-annual summer show.

Rugby

☎ 01752 401142
Website
Plymstock Albion Oakes Rugby Club and Café with outdoor circuit training and other facilities.

Yealm Harbour Authority

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Brixton is one of the riparian parishes of the river Yealm and as such has a representative on the Yealm harbour authority. Any permanent resident of Brixton is entitled to apply for moorings on the river. If you would like to apply contact the harbour office on 872533.


Community Services

Banking Service

Banking services are available at Brixton Village Stores during Post Office opening times.

Brixton Village Magazine

☎ 01752 880262
Email
The Brixton Magazine Society aim to produce a monthly magazine containing information about local organisations, clubs and societies as well as items of general interest.
Subscribers also have access to an eclectic mix of advertisers.

Bus Services

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Stagecoach provide the bus routes through the village.
For up to date timetables please refer to the website

Mobile library

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Devon mobile library visits Brixton every 4 weeks, calling at Venn Court on Thursday from 3.55pm to 4.30pm. Contact Devon library services for further information or go to www.devon.gov.uk/urlibrary or in the 'Brixton Magazine'. The nearest library is at Horn Lane, Plymstock.

Ring and Ride

☎ 01752 690444
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The 'Ring & Ride' bus provides a weekly shopping service to the local shops and supermarkets every Monday and the first Wednesday of the month. It is a door to door service and is available to anyone who would have difficulty using public transport. There are additional services to other towns on Fridays every 6 weeks. For many passengers it is a social event, with the opportunity to make new friends. For further details please contact Alex Thom.

Other

Crimestoppers

☎ 0800 555 111
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If you want to report a crime, but you do not want to be identified to the police, call Crimestoppers.

Environment Agency - Floodline

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0845 988 1188 (24 hour service) or 0345 988 1188 Flood Warning Information

LiveWest (formerly Devon and Cornwall Housing)

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DCH is the local housing association serving the local community and owns and manages many homes within the village including Venn Court Sheltered Housing complex. For further information, visit their website.

Neighbourhood Watch

Email
Within Brixton village there is an active neighbourhood watch team, run by separate 'area co-coordinators'.
If you would like details about setting up a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme in our area please contact Tony for more information.

Police

☎ In an emergency call 999
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In an emergency call 999.
For all other calls to the police, please telephone 101.

South Dartmoor Community Energy

☎ 01752 698783 / 07742 062214
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The South Dartmoor Community Energy Advice Team is helping local people save energy and money in their homes.

Yealm Community Energy

Email
Website
Yealm Community Energy is a Community Benefit Society which brings local renewable energy installations such as solar farms into community ownership.

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