Key telephone numbers:

  • Emergency: 999

Call 999 if there is any danger or risk to life or a crime in progress.

  • Non-emergency: 101

This is a general number to contact the police and request information or advice.

Berwick area: local information and news.




  • NHS Choices. Useful health information website.
  • Medical emergencies: ring 999.
  • Defibrillator: the nearest defibrillator is sited at Etal Village Hall - the access code can be obtained by ringing 999. 

Union Brae and Norham Practice:

  • Berwick, Tel. 01289 330333, 8am - 6.30pm weekdays (Reception, not Surgery hours).
  • Norham, Tel. 01289 382265, 8am - 6.30pm weekdays (Reception, not surgery hours).

For more information, see the Union Brae & Norham Practice website.

  • Outside these hours, or at weekends and bank holidays, call Northern Doctors Urgent Care on 0300 123 4343 and they will offer advice or contact the Doctor for you.

NHS Direct - Tel. 0845 46 47

Available at any time of the day or night for free health advice and information such as symptom advice, particular health conditions, self-help and support organisations and local health services.




Information on NHS dentistry services - NHS Choices website.






For detailed information on the services offered by Northumberland County Council in partnership with Health Care Trusts and other agencies, see:

Health and Social Care pages on the NCC website.

Seton Care provide a voluntary befriending service to anyone over 55 living in Berwickshire or north Northumberland.




Berwick Citizens Advice Bureau
5 Tweed Street

Northumberland Adviceline: 03444 111 444 (Mon. - Fri., 10.00am - 4.00pm).

Check the CAB website for more information.



Wooler - Berwick, via Milfield & Ford, Route 267

 A limited bus service runs on schooldays only.

See the Perrymans website for the current timetable.


Visit the NCC website or click on the links below to go to service pages:


Northumberland Knowledge website logo

Northumberland Knowledge provides a gateway to a better understanding of Northumberland and its people. It presents a wealth of information and intelligence about the resident population, the places where they live and the key social and economic themes that they form.


The aim is to bring together all the latest, available data and research in a convenient and accessible way to inform decision making, policy forming and service delivery in Northumberland.

The THEMES section of the Northumberland Knowledge website allows you to access research and statistics by common themes.

The PLACES section provides statistical profiles for different sub-county geographies including localities, wards, and parishes.

The PEOPLE section includes information on demographics, Census results, key facts, resident insight and customer profiles.

Northumberland Knowledge website.




Parish Council - See the Parish Council pages.

Following the local elections of 4th May 2017, the Councillor, Committee and other Council data is undergoing change and will be available again in the near future. 


A General Election is to be held on 8 June, 2017.

More information can be found on the NCC Website.




The Church of All Saints, Duddo, has been deconsecrated and sold.



Northumberland Rape Crisis


A free and confidential service for women in Northumberland aged 16 and over who have experienced adult rape/sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse.


Helpline - 0800 035 2794