Winter survival tips for Budleigh

PUBLISHED: 10:49 01 December 2011

Last year's snow made travelling tricky

Last year's snow made travelling tricky


A winter survival leaflet is being delivered to homes throughout the town.

The leaflet, published by the town council and paid for by County Councillor Christine Channon, lists a nine-point survival plan.

The leaflet reads: As autumn draws to a close, there are some basic things people can do to ease their lives in the event of severe winter weather, making it difficult or impossible venture out.”

● Stock up on tinned and dried food.

● Stock up your freezer.

● Have a torch in a handy place.

● Buy some candles.

● Make sure you have enough solid fuel for the winter.

● Ensure you have enough medicine for the winter.

● Buy bags of table salt for your doorstep and path.

● Have sufficient blankets.

The town hall’s emergency number in the event of prolonged snowfall for pensioners is (01395) 445566.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Exmouth Journal

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists