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Weather
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Road Travel

Benington is located in north-east Hertfordshire, and is -

  •  5 miles from Stevenage
  •  8 miles from Ware
  •  9 miles from Hertford
  •  15 miles from Hatfield
  •  29 miles from Cambridge
  •  35 miles from London

From the A602 (Stevenage to Hertford) and A507 (Buntingford to Baldock), follow brown signs for 'Benington Lordship'.


Location map of Benington

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Google Maps


Trains


Watton-at-Stone station provides First Capital Connect services to Stevenage in one direction and London Moorgate via Hertford North in the other.
Click here for the
Watton-at Stone live departures and arrivals board.


Stevenage station provides First Capital Connect services to Cambridge, Peterborough and London Kings Cross. It also provides some National Express East Coast services to the north-east of the country.
Click here for the
Stevenage live departures and arrivals board.


Timetable information can be accessed using the
National Rail Journey Planner.


 

 










Buses


The 384 Centrebus provides a service between Hertford, Ware, Tonwell, Dane End, Benington, Walkern and Stevenage.
Click here for
Timetable Information.

The Intalink Partnership is a unique collaboration between local authorities and bus and train operators in Hertfordshire.
Intalink Travel Line phone 0870 6082 608
Website http://www.intalink.org.uk/





Hertfordshire County Council

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Website www.hertsdirect.org.uk  
E-mail hertsdirect@hertscc.gov.uk
Online Fault Reporting Online Fault Reporting
Telephone Enquiries
Adult Care Services 01438 737400  
Children, Schools and Families 01438 737500  
Environment 01438 737321  
Fire Safety enquiries 01438 737399  
Hertfordshire Highways 01438 737320  
Library renewals 01438 737373  
Library and Archive enquiries 01438 737333  
Passenger Transport 01992 556765  
Trading Standards 01438 737300  
WasteAware 08457 425000  
Young in Herts (childcare info) 01438 737502  
General enquiries 01438 737555  
Textphone users: all services 01438 737599  

East Herts Council
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Website www.eastherts.gov.uk  
E-mail info@eastherts.gov.uk  
Telephone 01279 655261  
Text 07734 334504  

Police
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The new police non-emergency number for Hertfordshire is 101.

Please use it to:

  • report an incident or a crime that has happened (not an incident or crime in progress as this should be a 999 call)
  • speak to a police officer or member of police staff
  • for a general police enquiry, advice and information

101

or
01707 354 192


email
snteasthertsrural@
herts.pnn.police.uk

 

To contact police in an emergency always dial 999.

An emergency is when:

  • Someone is injured, being threatened or is in danger.
  • There is a risk of injury to someone or a risk of serious damage to property.
  • A crime is in progress or you suspect a crime is in progress.
  • There is a serious incident which needs immediate police attendance.
  • Someone suspected of a crime is nearby.

999  
Crimestoppers (report crime without giving your name) 0800 555 111  


Health Services

Oak Tree Surgery (Recreation Ground)
Telephone Watton Surgery

 

01438 869 527
01920 830 232

01920 830 504




Oak Tree Surgery


East and North Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust

Website www.enherts-pct.nhs.uk
Telephone 01707 390855


NHS Hertfordshire
Call 111 if you need medical help fast, but it's not life threatening. For example if you

  • think you need to go to hospital
  • don't know who to call for medical help
  • don't have a GP to call
  • need medical advice or reassurance about whhat to do next

 

111
(free from landlines and mobiles)

 

NHS Direct
(24 hrs confidential health advice line)

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Other useful local contacts  
Anti-social behaviour (East Herts Council) including abandioned vehicles noise and fly tipping

01279 655261
or enquiries@eastherts.gov.uk
or 101 (police)

 
Free home fire safety check 0300 123 4046  
Consumer Direct
(Trading Standards)
08454 04 05 06  
Herts Help (information and advice) 0300 123 4044  
Suspect abuse of a
vulnerable adult?
0300 123 4042 or 101  
Worried about treatment of a
child
0300 123 4043 or 101  
Highways emergency
out of hours service
0300 123 4047  
Herts Domestic Abuse helpline 08 088 088 088
www.hertssunflower.org
 
Beacon
Free and confidential suuport to victims of crime - even if you have not reported it to the police

0300 011 5555
7am - 10pm every day

hertfordshirebeacon.org

 
Spectrum (Herts Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service) 0800 652 3169  
Talk to Frank (drugs help & advice) 0800 77 66 00
talktofrank.com
 
Crimestoppers (report crime without giving your name) 0800 555 111  
HertsReunited
If you have lost or found an item of property, you can now go online to report it.

You can also search for stolen property that's been recovered by police
www.hertsrenunited.co.uk top of page
   
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