Local Information

Newcomers to the village might find the following information useful:

Refuse Collection: Household waste is collected by Forest Heath District Council on a Tuesday.  Each household is provided with three wheelie bins, black for general household waste, brown for kitchen and garden waste and blue for recyclables including paper, cardboard, tins and hard plastics. There are also two recycling points in the village, one outside The Chequers public house and the other next to the playing field in Highwood Crescent.

Newspaper deliveries: From Monday to Friday, newpapers are delivered to households in the village by Mrs Linda Wicks from Mildenhall, Telephone 01638 583872 and on Sundays by Mr David Hartnell from Red Lodge, Telephone 01638 750124.

Milk Deliveries:  Contact Mr Rod Crabb on 01284 811454 or 07866 323650.

Police: For reporting non-emergency events, telephone the switchboard on 01284 774100. For all police information visit www.suffolk.police.uk  The Police Community Support Officer for the village is Becky Simpson who is a member of the Mildenhall Safer Neighbourhood Team.  Becky can be contacted at the telephone number above or email rebecca.simpson@suffolk.pnn.police.uk

Hospitals:

Newmarket Hospital, 01638 564000, 56 Exning Road, Newmarket CB8 7JG  (N.B. There are no A & E facilities at this hospital.)

West Suffolk Hospital, 01284 713000, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 2QZ  (A & E)

Addenbrooke's Hospital, 01223 245151, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ

Doctors:  Apart from the various surgeries in Newmarket, two rural practices serve residents of Gazeley:

The Guildhall and Barrow Surgery, Barrow Hill, Barrow, Bury St. Edmunds 08444 773921,  www.theguildhallsurgery.co.uk

Wickambrook Surgery, Boyden Close, Wickhambrook, Newmarket, 01440 820140,  www.wickhambrooksurgery.co.uk