Monday, 30 June 2014
Closing local dialling - 1st October
Ofcom have announced that there is an impending shortage of UK geographical telephone numbers and as such they are taking steps to alleviate the problem.
From 1 October 2014, callers in Aberdeen (01224), Bradford (01274), Brighton (01273), Middlesbrough (01642) and Milton Keynes (01908) will need to include their area code in front of any local number they dial. For more information on this change, please see the statement from Ofcom at this link.