Community Services


Newent Dental Care
Court Lane
Tel: 01531 822149

Newent Health Centre
Holts Surgery, Watery Lane,
Tel: 01531 820689     Monday - Friday 8.30an - 6.30 pm
dispensary closed 1.00pm - 2.00pm  Tel: 01531 822338
NHS out of hours 08454 220220

Newent Association for the Disabled (Sheppard House)
Open Mon-Fri 9.30-3.30 visitors/clients.
Contact: 01531 821227/828994 ,
Sheppard House is open Mon-Fri 9:30-3:30 for visitors/clients.

Newent Post Office -  Church Street
01531 820326

GREAT OAKS DEAN FOREST HOSPICE -  High Street - Great Oaks coffee mornings. at The Gorse, Coleford, Glos,  GL16 8QE.  Held on the first Wednesday of every month 10-12.00noon. The aim is to welcome visitors to look around the building. They are welcome to chat about specific needs, or just find out what services are available. These coffee mornings are open to everyone.

Lords Larder Food Bank
Free food for those in need  Thursdays 10.30 - 12.30
Vouchers from local agencies/CAB/Social Services/Churches/Schools
behind the shops in Church Street, Newent.  01531821641    [email protected]


Farming Community Network - a UK network which provides a Helpline, support and visiting service to farming families.  Contact [email protected]  0845 367 9990

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

Newent Library   Thursdays   10.00am - 12.00 noon
01594 823937

Newent Memorial Hall  Available to Hire for events.  The main hall is 21m x 7m with a side room and equipped kitchen - Contact Mary Townsend - 01531 820264 


Newent Library
High St, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1AN
Tel: 01531 820447    [email protected]

Monday 1pm - 7pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm

Baby bounce and rhyme for babies and toddlers. Tuesday 11.00am - 11.30pm.   As well as helping your child’s development, it’s also a great way for you to meet other parents and carers.  (In Library)

Library Club - Every 2nd Wednesday 10.30 - 12 noon
For anyone who enjoys reading and talking about books -
Free community transport

  • PCs with internet access
  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • Apply for a bus pass (if you don’t have a computer).
  • Bookstart
  • Home Library Service
  • Computer Buddy - by appointment


Whippersnappers Day Nursery
Glebe Close, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1BQ
From 3 months
Tel: 01531 822242
Email: [email protected]

Little Pickles Playgroup
Bradfords Lane, Newent, GL18 1QT
Early Years 2 years 6 months to school age
Tel: 01531 828076  07756266634

Newent Children’s Centre
Bradfords Lane, Newent, GL18 1QT
Working with pre-school children and their families in Newent and surrounding rural locations
Tel: 01531 822745
Email: [email protected]

Glebe Infant School
4-7 Years
Ross Road, Newent, GL18 1BL
Tel: 01531 820700
Email: [email protected]

Picklenash Junior School
7-11 years
Ross Rd, Newent, GL18 1BG
Tel: 01531 820589
Email: [email protected]
Head teacher: Mrs L Griffiths

Gorsley Pre- School
Gorsely Pre-school runs four days a week from Gorsley Village Hall, 9am- 1pm and also holds Mother and Toddler Group on Tuesdays, from 10am- 12pm. Our school is a happy, friendly environment for children to elarn and play- and have lots of fun!
Come and play with us! T: 07788 655 058 Helen Searle E: [email protected]

Gorsley Goffs Primary School

4-11 Years
Tel: 01989 720321
Email: [email protected]

Pauntley C of E Primary School
4-11 Years
Pool Hill, Newent, GL18 1LL
Tel: 01531 820053

Newent Community School
11-18 Co-educational + 6th Form
Watery Lane, Newent GL18 1QF
Tel: 01531 820550
Email: [email protected]
Kenya Group (Newent Community School and Sixth Form)
Newent Community School have been linked with St George’s Sianda Secondary School near Kisumu Western Kenya, since 2002, since when there have been four reciprocal students’ exchanges, as well as several community trips which have supported St George’s and its surrounding community, with all trips funded entirely by an extensive and varied programme of fundraising activities. The last two student exchange took place in March 2013, where we welcomed three students and a teacher from St George’s to the UK, and in  June/July 2013, nine of our current Year 10 students and two teachers travelled to Kenya.

Easy Living Solutions - Care in the home
10 Broad St 01531 820556 

  • Someone is injured
  • Life is threatened
  • There is a fire
  • A crime is being committed
  • You suspect an offence is happening

National Non Emergency Number 101  - See the Police Information page

Urgent and Stretcher Cases: 01452 505050
Routine Outpatient Transport: 01452 505111

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