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Seasons Greetings

If you need help over the festive period...

Published: 20 December 2023

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Slapton Parish Council will be checking emails sent to and will be pick up messages left on 01548 312090, once a day, over Christmas and New Year.

Lots of other public services will also remain open during the festive period although operating times may be reduced.

You can find DCC’s Customer Service Centre’s Christmas opening hours on their website. There’s also information about DCC’s social care services over Christmas.

Opening times for Devon’s district, city, borough and unitary councils and National Park authorities are available on their respective websites.

If you need to contact your GP practice, please check their online services. If you think you need immediate medical help, NHS 111 is available by phone or online to tell you what to do next. Community pharmacies are also available for advice on many minor illnesses and injuries that can be treated at home.

Urgent mental health support is available through 0808 196 8708. Or you can access Samaritans 24/7 support by calling 116 123 or emailing

If you’re visiting your local library this festive period, please bear in mind their Christmas opening hours and check with your local library as some hours may vary.

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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