Emergency Numbers

Emergency Numbers

In the case of the following emergencies, please contact the appropriate organisations directly on the numbers below:

River Safety Issues:

In an emergency please contact the Police, Fire Service or Ambulance Service on 999.  To contact Mountain Rescue, dial 999 and ask for the Police, who will put you in contact with your local rescue team.

In a non-emergency dial 101 to contact your local Police Station.


Ring the Environment Agency’s Floodline on 0845 988 1188.  If there is immediate threat to life call the emergency services on 999.


In the first instance please contact the Environment Agency’s hotline on 0800 807060.  We would also like to know about pollution incidents: contact us.

Wildlife crime:

Please contact the Wildlife Officer of your local police force by calling 101.  The Northumbria Police Wildlife Coordinator is Don Churchill who can be contacted by calling 101 ext 68222.