Strong winds and snowfall - public safety advice

Information and advice on how to prepare for storms involving strong winds or snow.

What to do in an emergency

Emergencies usually strike without warning and can mean the loss of basic services such as water, power, gas and telecommunications. In some cases it might mean evacuation of your home, or even your neighbourhood. Here's how to prepare.

Emergency contact numbers

Contact numbers and details our emergency duty team and other organisations you may need to call.

Flooding advice

Information and advice about flooding.


Basic information with links to useful web sites giving further information.


Smoke alarms, cooking, smoking and having an escape plan.

Chemical / Toxic release

Advice on protecting yourself and others - beforehand, during and after.

Supporting those affected by the Manchester attack

Following the terror attack at Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May 2017, which tragically killed 22 people and injured many more, work continues to provide care, treatment and support to all those affected.