Other Services

Lending Library – DFR offers a wide range of paperbacks and some videos for lending or purchase. If you borrow a book or video, the cost is £1.00, 50p of which will be returned to you when you return your book/video. We welcome periodic contributions of books – but only those that you found too good to put down!

Office Services – DFR offers a wide range of office services including internet access (with wi-fi), printing (B&W and colour), photocopying, faxing, laminating, and a small range of office products including stamps.

Bulk Heating Oil Purchasing Group – DFR sponsors a bulk heating oil purchasing group. Orders are placed monthly on the first Friday of the month. We generally contact a number of local vendors before selecting the one with the current lowest price. In most cases we are offered a price that is 2p below the public price quoted on the day of placing the order. We contact you to inform you of delivery date. You will be invoiced by the supplier, and DFR charges a small administration fee of 0.0025p/litre. For more information, call DFR on 01981-550777.

Postal Services – A mobile postal van visits the DFR car park on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

Newspaper Delivery – If you are interested in having a daily newspaper delivered to Dorstone, please contact DFR to discuss arrangements.

Emergency Services – DFR serves as the Dorstone Village emergency centre during inclement weather or other times of emergency. For more information on helping to provide emergency support, or to add your name or a relative’s name to our emergency “check-in” list, please call DFR on 01981-550777.

General Public Information – DFR maintains an up to date list of events in and around Dorstone and the Golden Valley, as well as information on local businesses, business services, suppliers, etc. Please feel free to stop in and talk with any of the volunteers about general information needs. If we can’t help you on the spot, we’ll get information to you as soon as possible.