Emergency telephone numbers
The 'out-of-hours' Council emergency telephone number is 01768 212499.
The 'out-of-hours' emergency service telephone puts you in touch with our duty officer.
Other emergency telephone numbers and useful links
|Life or Death Situations to contact:
Free from Mobile or Landline.
Your Location is passed on to operator.
112 is now used in all European Union countries.
|Penrith Police - Non-Emergency
Cumbria Constabulary website.
|ACT Action Counters Terrorism
Counter Terrorism Policing.
|0800 789 321|
Security Service MI5 website.
|0800 789 321
020 7930 9000
|0800 555 111|
|Environment Agency incident hotline to report:
Report an environmental incident on GOV.UK.
|0800 80 70 60|
|Flood information service
Flood warnings for England on GOV.UK.
|0345 988 1188|
|Penrith Community Hospital,
Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HX
|01768 245 300|
Newtown Road, Carlisle, CA2 7HY
|01228 523 444|
|Westmorland General Hospital,
Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7RG
|01539 732 288|
|Gas emergencies on National Grid website.||0800 111 999|
|Electricity emergencies on National Grid website.||0800 40 40 90|
The North West’s electricity distribution network, Electricity North West, can provide you with extra support should you experience a power cut. The Priority Services Register is a free service offered to customers across the North West who may depend on electricity for things such as medical equipment, have communication difficulties, or a young family with children under five. A dedicated welfare team will proactively contact you regarding any power cuts in your area, keep you updated with regular text messages and telephone calls to let you know when to expect your power back on and can provide additional welfare support, such as contacting your friends, carers and family members to keep them updated on your behalf.
Visit Electricity North West Priority for more information, and to sign up.
|Water supply emergencies on United Utilities website.||0345 672 3723|
|No water or poor pressure on Northumbrian Water website.||0345 717 1100|
|Homelessness on Eden Housing Association website.||0800 358 1401|
|Local TV station|
|BBC News Cumbria.||01228 592 444|
|Local radio stations|
|BBC Radio Cumbria website.||0191 441 265|
|CFM Radio.||01228 818 964|
|Traffic News - report an incident||0845 305 3939|
|Report a fault on the highway on Cumbria County Council's website.||0300 303 2992|
|Emergency Planning - Penrith Fire Station, Carleton Avenue, Penrith CA10 2FA||01768 812500|