Community Contact Numbers


NHS Direct – 111
Leighton Hospital A&E – 01270 612159
Cheshire East Council Switchboard – 0300 123 5500 or if you are hearing or speech impaired, you can use: RELAY UK 18001 then 0808 808 0123
Cheshire Police – 101 or if it is an emergency please dial 999
Gas – 0800 111 999
United Utilities Emergency – 0345 672 3723
Environment Agency Emergency (England & Wales) Open 24 hours – 0800 80 70 60
Environment Agency General Enquiries – 03708 506 506
Frank (Drug & Solvents advice) – 0300 123 6600
Drink Line (Alcohol advice & Support Open 24 hours) – 0300 123 1110
Missing People (Open 24 Hours) – 116 000
Samaritans (Open 24 Hours) – 116 123
National Debtline – 0808 808 4000
National Domestic Violence Helpline – 0808 2000 247
The Silverline (advice for older people open 24 hours) – 0800 4 70 80 90


Weather Emergencies
If you lose power, ring 105 to let your network operator (not supplier) know.
If you encounter debris on the road, contact your council’s highways department.
If you are not sure who your council is? Check here – Find Your Council
Only call 999 for Police, or Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service or North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust if there’s a risk of harm or worse, they need their lines clear to handle emergencies.