Newton and Noss Parish Council
in the South Hams of Devon
   

Useful Telephone Numbers

EMERGENCY SERVICES
DEVON & CORNWALL CONSTABULARY
Emergency Calls
  999
Non-emergency Police enquiries   101 (15p per call)
     
DEVON & SOMERSET FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE
Emergency Calls
  999
Crime Stoppers   0800 555111
Domestic Abuse Helpline   0345 155 1074
Ant-terrorism Hotline   0800 789 321
Gas leaks   0800111999
Power Cuts   0800 365 900
Water leaks- non household   0800 169 1144
Dementia Friendly Parishes around the Yealm   07450 206312
     
     
PLYMOUTH CITY COUNCIL
Main Switchboard 01752 668000

Out of Hours 01752 668000

     
     
DISTRICT COUNCILS
East Devon District Council
Out Of Hours Service 01395 516854

Opening Hours 01395 516551

Civil Contingencies Manager
pharvey@eastdevon.gov.uk
Pam Harvey 01935 462 303

Exeter City Council
Emergency Number (out of hours) 01392 665 926 / 0845 3511060

Opening Hours 01392 277888

Emergency Planning Officer
gill.wheelwright@exeter.gov.uk
Gill Wheelwright 01392 277 888

Mid Devon District Council
Out Of Hours Service 01884 255 255

Opening Hours 01884 255 255

Civil Contingencies Officer
jryder@middevon.gov.uk
Julia Ryder 01884 234 997

North Devon Council
Custom Services Centre 01271 327711

Standby Officer (out of hours) 01271 388240

Emergency Planning Manager
amanda.palmer@devon.gov.uk
Amanda Palmer 01271 388760

South Hams Distict Council
Out Of Hours Contact 01803 867034

South Hams District Council (working hours) 01803 867034

Emergency Planning Officer
james.kershaw@swdevon.gov.uk
James Kershaw 01803 861287

Teignbridge District Council
Main Switchboard (office hours) Reception 01626 361101

Home Switchboard (out of hours) Home Safeguard 01395 516854

Emergency Planning Officer
epu@teignbridge.gcsx.gov.uk

Torridge District Council
Switchboard (office hours) 01273 428700

Standby Officer (out of hours) Home Safeguard 01273 428 700

Emergency Planning Officer
richard.haste@torridge.gov.uk
Richard Haste 01273 428963

West Devon Borough Council
Customer Services (office hours) 01822 813600

Out Of Hours Contact Home Safeguard 0800 1694217

Emergency Planning Officer
james.kershaw@swdevon.gov.uk
James Kershaw 01803 861287

     
     
DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL CONTACT NUMBERS
General Enquiries 0345 155 1015

Adoption 0345 155 1076

Adult and Community Learning 0345 155 1014

Care Direct 0345 155 1007

Children Social Work 0345 155 1078

Consumer Advice 0845 404 0506

Devon Highways 0345 155 1004

Disability Information Service 0345 155 1005

Family Information Service 0345 155 1013

Fostering 0345 155 1077

Libraries 0345 155 1001

MASH (safeguarding enquiries regaring children) 0345 155 1071

National Bus Pass 01392 383688

Parking Permits 0345 155 1073

Recycling and Waste 0345 155 1010

Registrars 0345 155 1002

Schools and Education 0345 155 1019

Tranding Standards Business Advice 01392 381 381

Emergencies
Social Services 0845 600 0388

Highways 01392 383329

Petrol and Explosives 01392 499499

What to do in the event of a flood

In the event of a flood, there are many authorities available to help. Below outlines who should be contacted for the various types of flooding incidents and emergencies that occur. The local authorities rely on information reported to them to inform any investigations and prioritisation of investment.

If it is an emergency and there is danger to life as a result of flooding you should not hesitate to call 999.

To report flooding of the highway and blocked drains contact Devon County Council's Highway Customer Service Centre on 0345 155 1004 or visit www.devon.gov.uk/drainage. Office hours are Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm and Saturdays 9am - 1pm. For emergencies outside of these hours call 01392 383329.

For any flooding on major trunk roads (the M5 A30, A38, A35 and A303) contact the Highways Agency on 0300 123 5000 (24 hour service)

To report flooding from sewers and water pipes contact South West Water on 0344 346 2020 (24 hour service)

For enquiries about flood warnings contact the Environment Agency's Floodline on 0345 988 1188 (24 hour service)

For general enquiries about Main River or flooding from the sea contact the Environment Agency on 03708 506 506

For all other flooding enquiries contact the Devon County Council Flood Risk Management Team on 0345 155 1015 or email floodrisk@devon.gov.uk