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Council contacts
Council out of hours emergencies
For genuine emergencies concerning drainage, flooding, street lighting, building and electrical repairs, highways.
01942 404040
Emergency repairs to council houses 01942 489005
Out of hours adult social care
If you need help from a social worker in an emergency situation which cannot wait until the next working day.

Opening hours
8pm to 8.45am
Monday to Friday, after 1pm on
Saturday to 8.45am on Monday, and
all day on Bank Holidays
01942 489011
National emergency contacts
Fire, police, ambulance emergencies 999 or 112
Greater Manchester Police 0161 872 5050
Gas emergencies (National Grid) 0800 111 999
Electricity emergencies (Electricity North West) 0800 195 4141
To report power cuts or damage to power lines or substations 105
Water emergencies (United Utilities)  
No water supply or discoloured water 0845 746 2200
Problems with drains and sewers 0845 602 0406
Pollution 0800 0151 230
Leaks 0800 330 033

To assist the emergency services to find your medical information and contacts you can use the national 'Message in a bottle' scheme.


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