Elston village contacts
Minor Injuries Unit/Urgent Care Centre- Newark General Hospital, Boundary Road, Newark.
Tel: 01636 681681
Church of England services are held at All Saints Church, on Top Street.. Details of services are printed in the Parish Magazine.
Doctors' Surgeries are located in Bingham, East Bridgford, Newark and Long Bennington.
Dental Practices are located in Bingham and Newark.
Dogs are welcome in Elston but the Village is subject to a Newark and Sherwood by-law that imposes a fine of up to £1000 if dog mess is not cleaned up. Dog owners are asked not to take their dogs on the Village Hall Field as this is the only open area for children to play. Dogs on public Rights of Way should be on a lead. Bins for dog excrement are located near to the BT telephone box at the junction of Toad Lane and Carrgate Lane and at the junction of Pinfold Lane and Top Street.
Elston Mother and Toddlers Group (0-2 years). Friday term time 9.00am to 11.00am in Elston Village Hall. Contact Mandy Ecclestone on 01636 525130.
Elston Pre-school Playgroup (2 -5 years) meets Mon - Friday term time. Mornings 9.00am to 1.00pm next to All Saints School. Contact Stephanie North on 01636 525849 or visit our website http://elstonpreschool.weebly.com/
Elston All Saints Anglican Methodist Primary School (4 - 11 years old) has 90 places.
Hobby Horse Day Nursery at East Stoke (6 weeks to 5 years old). Tel: 01636 525012
Secondary Education schools are sited at Bingham and Newark.
Newark and Sherwood College of Further Education is based in Newark Tel: 01636 680680
Elston Methodist Church
A warm welcome is extended to you from our church situated on Low Street, Elston. All Sunday Services take place at 10.45am , and our Minister is the Rev. Helen Nice Tel: 01636-812166
Our premises are available for hire. Please contact the Minister.
The Chequers Inn is on Toad Lane and offers a wide variety of food lunchtime and evenings. Tel: 01636 525257
Leisure centres and sports facilities are available at Newark, Bingham and Grantham.
Elston Village Hall is held in trust for the benefit of local residents and is available for hire. Details from John Slater Tel: 01636 526096.
The Library van visits the Village on alternate Mondays
Local Council is Newark and Sherwood District Council, Kelham Hall, Newark.
Tel: 01636 650000.
Lincoln Co-op Society delivers Milk. Tel: 01636 704661.
R and M News deliver Newspapers. Tel: 01636 525312.
The Pentagon Local History Society meets in Elston Village Hall at 7.30pm on the third Wednesday of the month from September to April to hear visiting speakers. Summer outings May to July. Full programme of events, subscription rates and how to join are on their website http://www.pentagonhistory.org.uk/
Elston Heritage Project. In 2006 the Pentagon Local History Society was awarded a £48,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out a project to record Elston's recent history. The results of the three and a half year project can be found on their website http://www.elstonheritage.org.uk/
PC Martin Stannard - mobile 07910 336903 (not for emergencies)
PCSO Mike Munro - mobile 07595 074234 (not for emergencies)
Nottinghamshire Police telephone 101 (for non emergencies)
Postal Services and the Internet
The nearest Post Office is at Farndon. The Post Office closes at 12.30 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Mail is collected from boxes on Top Street and Low Street twice daily.
Refuse collection alternates on Monday with newspaper, tin, and plastic recycling collections. For more information on refuse collections within the district.
Recycling bins for newspaper, bottles and cans are on the Village Hall Car Park.
The Village Shop is open weekdays from 9am to 1pm and from 2.30pm to 5pm, 9.30am to 12.30pm on Saturday and is closed on Sunday.
You can contact Elston Village shop on Tel: 01636 525020.
A fish and chip van visits every Wednesday afternoon and a butcher's van on Thursdays.
Waitrose supermarket runs a free bus service to Newark and back on Tuesdays and Thursdays, leaving the Chequers Inn at 10.25am.
Newark is the nearest shopping and banking centre, holding a market 3 days per week ; on Wednesday., Friday., and Saturday. (Flea markets on Monday and Thursday). Find out more about markets
Bingham also has shops, banks, and a weekly market (Thursday).
Local buses run into Elston, servicing Nottingham, Bingham and Newark.
Mass Transit is the current operator, offering an hourly service under route numbers 54, 54A, 54B.
Two rail networks operate from Newark. The local Midland region, running between Lincoln and Nottingham uses the Castlegate rail station ; GNER, running between London (Kings Cross) and Edinburgh, uses the Northgate rail station. Tel: 08457 484950.
Traveline provides full travel information for Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire (7 a.m. to 9 p.m.). Tel: 0870 608 2608.
Water and sewerage services Severn-Trent Water Authority Tel: 0800 783 4444.