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You might be interested in the Financial Section on this site. Banks, like Building Societies, often have a restricted range of services - and are notoriously conservative when investing your money. This usually results in very low rates of return. Our financial section covers other Financial Institutions, Mortgages, Investment Consultants, Credit & Finance Companies - and Crowd Funding!

Also see below for all the Building Societies around Your Postcode with their contact details. Just click through to go to a map, street views, reviews and a link to their own websites.


Barclays Bank

21 High St, Wooler NE71 6BT, UK – 0345 734 5345

I wouldn't normally review a bank, but this branch of Barclays really does deserve five stars. Lovely staff - could teach some of the larger branches a thing or two!

Staff are always polite and helpful, brilliant banking facilities

Bank of Scotland

13 Market Pl, Wooler NE71 6LJ, UK – 01573 283018

Building Societies

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Local Chambers of Commerce for NE71. These can be an extraordinarily effective way of getting into the business community and / or getting things done. Equally they can be entirely useless depending on the chair. If they have networking events associated with them definitely go, and keep going, if you have a business that need local support. What you put in is exactly what you get out. Below is the national site. Watch this slot - it might improve!

We could not find any Councils around your location. Please click below to see full results from Google.

This link works well. If you have fly tipping, litter issues etc you can either click and enter your local authority or find it on an interactive map. The services just drop down for you.
Find the local council, MP and MEP for NE71. Type your postcode into relevant box and find details for your local councillor, MP and MEP. MPs can be extremely useful if you want a local issue aired or fixed. Get an appointment for a surgery meeting if you want to talk directly to your MP.

Councils have also become increasingly useful, business focused and lean. If you want something done think about contacting your local council or contacting your local representative. Click below to get the contact details of your representatives for the Akeld area
Find local dentists and dental practices around Akeld and NE71 with location maps and contact details. The link below takes you to a vastly improved NHS site which tells you what you need to know! This includes whether they take NHS patients and lots of other useful information. You can also find out whether they do orthodontic dentistry and other complex work.

Well worth a click.

Dental Surgeries

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Glendale Surgery

Cheviot Primary Care Centre, Padgepool Place, Wooler NE71 6BL, UK – 01668 281740

Very good, go to Dr Scott.

Cheviot Medical Group

12 Padgepool Pl, Wooler NE71 6BL, UK – 01668 281575

NHS Direct is now NHS 24. Just dial 111 to speak to a professional or click the link below for there self help website. Lots of really useful info but keep clear of heart surgery! If in doubt ask your GP or call 111. Good luck.

British Gas - Breakdown & Repairs 0845 9 60 50 40

Fire - Ambulance - Police 999

We could not find any Hospitals around your location. Please click below to see full results from Google.

Local hospitals - community hospitals and hospitals with A&E departments for NE71.

The new NHS website below is very well worth a look. Hospitals are not only listed but evaluated. I certainly know which ones I would go to! At the very least you will know what questions to ask if you are sent to one which has not entered its data. Good luck!
Find the local Health Trust for NE71
This Parliamentary website will find MPs - just type in your postcode. It also gives details of how to contact your MP

Find Local Churches & Places of Worship

Saint Ninian's Catholic Church

19 Burnhouse Rd, Wooler NE71 6EQ, UK – 01665 574240

It is a beautiful church. It is peaceful. Friendly services. Kind welcome. I rate 5/5 stars.

Wooler United Reformed Church

20 Cheviot St, Wooler NE71 6LW, UK – 01668 216205


Quakers Religious Society of Friends Alnwick Meeting Houses

2 Church St, Wooler NE71 6DA, UK – 01668 282198

Love the place and the people!

Your local Christian churches. Click on your town/village to find churches in your area. Good and media savvy churches will give you a real feel for what sort of service to expect.
This is a brilliant site. Click to see virtually everything you are likely to need to know about the Police and crime statistics around Akeld. You can often even see a photo of your local policeman!

Crimestoppers - Call 0800 555111 or 101 for non emergency

Find Recycling Centres

Redpath E D & Sons

Eildon House, 8 Queen's Rd, Wooler NE71 6DR, UK – 01668 281396

Give and get free stuff. Here you will find lots of items that people are willing to give away, for FREE! This is instead of taking them to a local landfill site. The aim of this site is to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill (20.9 million tonnes of it last year in the UK) and recycling is great news for the environment.
We all know that we need to recycle more - and this is a great way of doing it.
You may prefer to go through to our Eating Out page which has a complete range of places you can go from the most economical to the most lavish.  Please CLICK HERE!

You will also find Take Aways and Pubs in this section. Enjoy!

Local Restaurants & Places to Eat around Akeld

Milan Restaurant

2 High St, Wooler NE71 6BY, UK – 01668 283692

Excellent food. Great for kids. They go the extra mile and lots of people do birthday bashes here. Ensure you book ahead as getting a table on the night can be difficult (it is so popular). They do also sometimes do take away even though it isn't advertised. Best pizza and pasta for a long way!

Excellent food and great service, the waitress made the attached photo especially for my milk intolerant daughter.

The Anchor Inn

2 Cheviot St, Wooler NE71 6LN, UK – 01668 281280

Regularly changing selection of real ales, food looks good although I haven't eaten there. Good juke box and pool room for entertainment. Gents toilets original and quirky. A pleasant pub with friendly staff and locals. Child and dog friendly too, popular with walkers and being situated on Cheviot Street is, I suppose, a good clue.

Lovely comfy pub good selection of drinks and most importantly a few real ales

Oriental Kitchens

2 Ramseys Ln, Wooler NE71 6NR, UK – 01668 281287

Lovely food and such a lovely owner

Fantastic food and such a great owner. Regular customer

Nursery and Preschools

Surestart Wooler Children Centre

5A Ryecroft Way, Wooler NE71 6EB, UK – 01668 283605

Primary and Secondary Schools

Glendale Community Middle School

5 Brewery Rd, Wooler NE71 6QF, UK – 01668 281470

This is an amazing school going to miss the teachers.

Public & Preparatory Schools

Glendale Community Middle School

5 Brewery Rd, Wooler NE71 6QF, UK – 01668 281470

This is an amazing school going to miss the teachers.

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Local social service agencies for NE71 with contact details and location maps

Gas Transco

0800 111999

British Gas Breakdown & Repairs

0845 9 60 50 40
Local electricity supply companies for NE71 with contact details and location maps
Local gas supply companies for NE71, including bottled gas, with contact details and location maps
Local water supply and treatment companies for NE71 with contact details and location maps