Key Local Contacts

Local Authorities
Borough Councillors
Parish Clerks
Member of Parliament
Dentists
Doctors, NHS Direct and Hospitals
Library Services
Local Newspapers and Community Magazines
Local Websites
Royal Mail
Police
Travel
Veterinary Services
Waste and Recyling

Local Authorities

Twyford Parish Council
Clerk: Mrs. Lucy Moffatt
Address: 16 Gooch Close, Twyford, RG10 0XS
Tel: 0118 934 5444
Mobile: 07816 569552
Email: twyfordpc@btconnect.com

Ruscombe Parish Council
Clerk: Mrs. Lucy Moffatt
Address: 16 Gooch Close, Twyford, RG10 0XS
Tel: 0118 934 5444
Mobile: 07816 569552
clerk.ruscombepc@yahoo.co.uk

Wokingham Borough Council
Address: Civic Offices, Shute End, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1BN
Tel: 0118 974 6000
Email: wokinghambc@wokingham.gov.uk
Website: www.wokingham.gov.uk
Outside office hours (5pm-8:30am Mon-Fri, weekends and Bank Holidays).
Call 0800 212111, or 01344 786543 for social services emergencies
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Borough Councillors

Lindsay Ferris
Ward: Twyford
Party: Liberal Democrat
Address: The Corner House, Station Road, RG10 9NG
Tel: 0118 934 3910
Email: lindsay.ferris@wokingham.gov.uk

John Jarvis
Ward: Twyford
Party: Conservative
Address: 27 Springfield Park, RG10 9JG
Tel: 0118 934 2374
Mob: 07714 704714

Wayne Smith
Ward: Hurst
Party: Conservative
Address: Kestrels, Scarletts Lane, Kiln Green, RG10 9XD
Tel: 0118 940 1190
Email: wayne.smith@wokingham.gov.uk

Bob Pitts
Ward: Remenham, Wargrave and Ruscombe
Party: Conservative
Address: c/o Wokingham Borough Council, Shute End, Wokingham, RG40 1WQ
Tel: 0118 934 1678
Email: bob.pitts@wokingham.gov.uk

John Halsall
Ward: Remenham, Wargrave and Ruscombe
Party: Conservative
Address: Cherwell, Remenham, RG9 3DB
Tel: 01491 576190
Email: john.halsall@wokingham.gov.uk
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Member of Parliament

Mrs. Theresa May
Address: House of Commons, Westminster, W1
Tel: 0207 219 5206
Address: Castle End Farm, Ruscombe, RG10 9XQ
Tel: 0118 934 5433
Website: www.tmay.co.uk
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Dentists

Berkshire Dental Care
Address: 8-10 High St, Twyford, RG10 9AE
Tel: 01189 321836
Website: www.berkshiredentalcare.co.uk

Shine Dental Clinic
Address: 3 Wargrave Rd, Twyford, RG10 9NY
Tel: 0118 934 9703
Website: www.shine-dental.co.uk

Twyford Dental and Implant Centre
Address: 3 Church Street, Twyford, RG10 9DN
Tel: 0118 934 5927
Website: http://twyforddental.com/
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Doctors, NHS Direct and Hospitals

Twyford Surgery
Address: 6 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, RG10 9JA
Tel: 0118 934 6680
WestCall (if out of hours):
Tel: 0118 978 7811
Website: www.twyfordsurgeryberkshire.co.uk

NHS Direct (medical advice):
Tel: 0845 4647
Website: www.nhsdirect.org.uk

Blood Donor Sessions
Tel: 0845 7 711 711 (held in Loddon Hall)

The Royal Berkshire Hospital
Address: London Rd, Reading, RG1 5AN
Tel: 0118 322 5111
Website: www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk
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Library Services

Twyford Library
Address: Polehampton Close, Twyford, RG10 9RP
Tel: 0118 934 0800
Opening Hours:
Monday: 2pm - 7pm
Tuesday 10.30am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 5pm
Wednesday and Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10.30am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 7pm
Saturday: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Sunday: Closed

The Mobile Information Centre
Parks at the entrance to Waitrose, Twyford on the first Tuesday of every month, from 1.15pm - 4pm
Tel: 0118 987 4401
Email: miceinfo@btopenworld.com
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Local Newspapers & Community Magazines

Twyford Advertiser
Newsdesk :  01628 678 238
Email: news@baylismedia.co.uk
Website: www.twyford-advertiser.co.uk

The Reading Chronicle
Tel: 0118 955 3333
Email: news@readingchronicle.co.uk
Website: www.readingchronicle.co.uk

Round & About Magazine
Tel: 01491 837621
Website: http://www.roundandabout.co.uk/

RG10 Magazine
Tel: 0118 907 2510
Website: http://www.rg10mag.com/
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Local Websites

Twyford Website
Click Berkshire
Twyford.co.uk

Royal Mail

Customer Service Helpline
Tel: 08457 740 740
Website: www.royalmail.com (useful for finding a postcode or checking prices)
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Police

Thames Valley Police
Call 101 for non-emergency calls.
Neighbourhood Action Groups (NAGs) are key to the success of neighbourhood policing. They are volunteer working groups made up of representatives from the community; residents, police, local authority and other organisations.
Website: www.thamesvalley.police.uk

Thames Valley Crimestoppers
Tel: 0800 555 111
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Travel

Traveline
Tel: 0871 2 002233
Website: www.traveline.org.uk

National Rail Enquiries
Tel: 08457 484950
Website: www.nationalrail.co.uk

Reading Buses
Tel: 0118 959 4000
Website: www.reading-buses.co.uk

Arriva The Shires
Tel: 08701 201088
Website: www.arrivabus.co.uk

Thames Travel
Tel: 01491 837988
Website: www.thames-travel.co.uk

ReadiBus
Tel: 0118 931 0000

Keep Mobile
Tel: 0118 979 3778
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Veterinary Services

The Veterinary Centre
Address: Twycombe Lodge, 1 Loddon Hall Road, Twyford, RG10 9JA
Tel: 0118 934 0259

Twyford Veterinary Clinic
Address: 49 London Rd, Twyford, RG10 9EJ
Tel: 0118 934 9934
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Waste and Recycling

• Polehampton Car Park, Polehampton Close: full range of recycling
• Waitrose Car Park: glass and paper banks
• Wyevale Garden Centre (on the A4): glass recycling
Specialist recycling facilities at civic amenity sites in Longshot Lane, Bracknell and Smallmead in Reading: open every day except Christmas Day, 8am-8pm April-Sept and 8am-6pm October-March.
Twyford skip lorry: 2nd Sat of even months, 8-11am, Broad Hinton (off Hurst Road)
Ruscombe skip lorry: 2nd Sat odd months, 8-11am, Crest Close.
See our recycling guide for more details.
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