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

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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.

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