Flu Jab Dates announced: Residents of Appleby who qualify for the flu vaccination programme can go to Measham Medical Unit on Saturday 13th October between 8.30am and 11.30am or Appleby surgery on Tuesday 16th October between 9.00am and 11.00am. These are for people over 65, pregnant women, carers of elderly and disabled, health workers and people with various medical conditions. There will be information on eligibility in due course on the Medical Unit web site www.meashamdoctors.co.uk
Here we have contact details and links for the organisations providing services to the village, including emergency contacts in the event of gas leaks, environment pollution emergencies, power cuts and other crises. If you can't find what you need here, try the county council's emergency contacts page.
North West Leicestershire District Council: www.nwleics.gov.uk
Leicestershire County Council: www.leics.gov.uk
We have more information on Appleby's local councils here.
Whoever you use as your domestic supplier, the power to the village is provided by E-ON Central Networks, East region. Their web site is www.e-on.co.uk/distribution
To report a power cut, their emergency loss of supply number is 0800 056 8090
For general enquiries, during office hours, call 0800 096 3080
For pollution incidents and flooding, contact the Environment Agency, www.environment-agency.gov.uk
To report an incident of flooding, use the Floodline number 0845 988 1188
To report a pollution incident, use the hotline number 0800 807 060
The national gas emergency number is 0800 111 999
In the East Midlands, our gas supply is owned and managed by The National Grid www.nationalgrid.com/uk/gas.
The medical unit's web site is www.meashamdoctors.co.uk
During open hours, use the enquiries number 01530 270667
Out of hours call 0845 045 0411
The mobile library visits Appleby on alternate Fridays. For times and stopping places here's the county council's timetable
For details of our local beat officers and how to contact them, click here
Emergency calls are 999 (please use this responsibly!), but for general police enquiries and non emergency calls you can use 101 if you are within Leicestershire, or get straight to Leicestershire police on 0116 222 2222
To give information about those committing crimes call
crimestoppers 0800 555 111
The number 7 bus (Ashby de la Zouch to Nuneaton) serves Appleby Magna, with a bus every 90 minutes during the day (but not evenings, Sundays or bank holidays). Click here to find a timetable to download, from the County Council's site.
More local timetables are available here or for more detailed travel options in the region, the County Council have a comprehensive web site Traveline East Midlands, covering bus, rail and coach travel and run in partnership with the bus companies.
The Government's Department for Transport has a full UK travel planner combining bus, train and plane: Transport Direct
Collections are Thursday mornings, with rubbish and recycling collected alternate weeks. Click here for a timetable from the District Council web site, and here for information on what you can recycle, which container to use, and how to get replacement containers.
Our nearest household waste and recycling centre (previously known as the local tip!) is at Lount but this is temporarily closed until 'early 2012'. Coalville is the next option - full details on the Council's web site.
Our water supply and sewage treatment is provided by Severn Trent Water, www.stwater.co.uk
Their emergency contact number for burst mains, sewage leaks, loss of supply etc is 0800 783 4444