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A4 Executive Cars is a fully licensed taxi and minicab company. We provide professional minicab hire services in the Mortimer area. We offer a wide range of services including - airport transfers, long distance trips, short distance trips,train station pickups and drop offs.
Bag2school operate throughout the UK; collecting and selling your unwanted textiles to importers and wholesalers in many countries of Eastern and Western Europe, Africa and Asia to benefit the schools Mortimer St John’s, Mortimer St Mary’s and Willink. Bag2school has been working in partnership with volunteers in Mortimer since May 2009 and has raised over £16,000 for our local schools.
Three times a year volunteers deliver bags to most of Mortimer to enable householders to have a clothing clearout. Clothing needs to be ‘good quality’ for RE-USE
We CAN recycle: Men’s, Ladies’ and Children’s clothing, Paired shoes (tied together or elastic band around), Handbags, Hats, Bags, Scarves and ties, Jewellery Lingerie, Socks, Belts, Soft toys, Household linen, Curtains
Towels, Bedding (bed sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers)
We CANNOT recycle: Duvets and blankets, Pillows and cushions, Carpets, rugs and mats (including bath, shower and toilet mats), Soiled, painted, ripped or wet clothing, School uniforms with and without logo, Corporate clothing and workwear, Textile off cuts, yarns or threaded material
We are always looking out for volunteers to help distribute some of the bags and also to collect them when full. If you are interested in learning more please contact Peta Clark.
8-7 Mondays to Fridays,
8-1 Saturdays (plus after hours emergency service)
1 Tarragon Way
A local Charity providing transport for the elderly and less able members of our local community. Operating a special minibus adapted for wheelchair use and easy passenger access, providing shopping and Social Club trips for residents of Burghfield, Mortimer, Sulhampstead and surrounding villages.
Provides transport by car to anyone who is unable to use other means, in particular for medical appointments. It serves the parishes of Burghfield, Mortimer West End, Stratfield Mortimer, Silchester, Sulhamstead and Ufton Nervet. Volunteers use their own cars to take people in need (many of them elderly and infirm) to and from local hospitals, surgeries, dentists, opticians etc. In addition the Bureau organises transport to local day centres for some elderly residents. Passengers are encouraged to make a donation towards the cost of the service. If you or anyone you know needs such a service, phone the office on 0118 983 1814 between 9:30 and 11:30 Monday to Friday. A driver will then phone you to confirm all details including collection time. If you would like to volunteer as a driver please contact email@example.com
The Burghfield Mortimer and District Foodbank Centre at the Leonard Rooms, St Oswald's Catholic Church, Burghfield Common will be opening up again this coming Friday, 11th March 2022, and every Friday from then on.
The Centre will be open from 1pm to 3pm. Food parcels can be collected during these times following registration with the Crisis Foodline on 01635 760560.
Anyone wanting to donate food items can do so through a local Church or the collection points in Tesco or the Co-op.
Taxi service serving West Berkshire area
Local and Airport Travel
Mon: 10.00 - 15.30 appointments 10:00-15:30 and drop in service 10:00-13:00
Tue: 10:00 - 13:00 appointments and drop in service
Wed: 10:00 - 13:00 Specialist appointments
Thu: 10:00 - 15:30 By appointment
Fri: 10:00 - 13:00
Admin Line: 0118 981 7567
Advice Line: 03444 111 306 (same local call cost)
In addition a session especially for Mortimer and Burghfield residents is held on Monday mornings from 10am - 1 pm at the Children's Centre, Blands School, Burghfield. Call the number above for an appointment
Hampshire, RG26 4ET
Community First Responders are trained to respond to certain types of medical emergencies while the ambulance crew are en-route.
If you are interested in volunteering for the scheme you will be;
· Aiding us to help save lives.
· Helping people in your community.
· Benefiting from essential lifesaving skills and techniques.
· Helping to raise the profile of the schemes in local areas.
If you are physically fit, (you need to be able to comfortably carry a medium sized response bag and perform CPR at the patients side until the ambulance arrives and is able to take over) aged 18 years or over, hold a full UK current driving licence and have access to a car and can spare some time to help those in need then you could be eligible to join the Community First Responders scheme.
It's not just about attending 999 calls though; if you don't want to volunteer in a medical capacity you can still help with things like fund-raising or admin assistance.
West Berkshire District Councillors for Mortimer Ward are :
Mollie Lock firstname.lastname@example.org
0118 933 2858
The Oak House
64 West End Road
Graham Bridgman email@example.com
0118 933 1707
1 Gordon Palmer Close
Serves all areas in and around Reading - Newbury - Tadley - Pangbourne
Provides 8-16 seat mini-buses and mini-coaches for both contract and private hire bookings, also working closely with a number of schools in Reading and West Berkshire. All drivers hold fully enhanced DBS checks and care about the comfort and safety of their passengers.
Floodline Warnings Direct is a free service that provides flood warnings direct to you by telephone, mobile, email, SMS text message and fax.
Sign up for Floodline Warnings Direct online. You can also sign up for Floodline Warnings Direct by calling Floodline on 0845 988 1188or Typetalk on 0845 602 6340. Simple advice on what to do, before, during and after a flood is also available from Floodline website
Great Western Railway - check train times and buy tickets
Kennel and Paddock is a leading veterinary physiotherapy and hydrotherapy practice specialising in improving the health, wellbeing and preformance of animals following injury.
Our dedicated and skilled team will deliver a professional, gentle approach to your animals care either delivered in the home or in our dedicated centre in Grazeley Green.
Thorough assessments are carried out prior to the administration of any of our treatments and for behaviour and clinical care your veterinary surgeon will be constantly updated.
A wealth of experience and qualifications coupled with the ability to work as a team ensure we are able to put together comprehensive rehabilitation packages for every animal referred to us.
For further details contact
Karl Jones MSc (Vet Physiotherapy) BSc(Hons) ACPACT CAT A, CSP HPC
If you need a short term loan of a mobility aid (crutches, walker or wheelchair) then the local mobility aid service may be able to help. There are two stores located in Burghfield and in Mortimer.
We have stores and BACK-UP storage units and drivers to deliver if it is bad weather.
But please be patient - we are just a resident to resident loaning service - not a formal organisation. The service is free but a fully refundable deposit is required.
Call: 07803 199716
Call: 07 59 59 59 479