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Useful emergency contacts

For a full list of refuse and recycling collection dates and Council opening times over the Christmas period, head to this webpage.

Local Authorities

Leicestershire County Council

T: 0116 305 6101 (office hours)

 Visit the Leicestershire County Council website 

Emergency services

Leicestershire Police

T: 101 (non-emergency) 999 (emergency)
Visit the Police website 

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

T: 0116 287 2241 (non-emergency) 999 (emergency)
Visit the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue website 

East Midlands Ambulance Service

T: 0115 8845000 (non-emergency) 999 (emergency)
Visit the Ambulance service website 

General information

UK Resilience (The Cabinet Office)

Visit the Cabinet Office 

LLR Prepared (Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Resilience Forum)

T: 0116 3056101

Visit LLR Prepared   

Weather related

Environment Agency

T: 0800 807060 (Flood Line)

T: 03708 506506 (general enquiries)

Visit the Environment Agency 

Highways England

T: 0300 123 5000 (general enquiries)

Visit Highways England 

MET Office (Weather)

visit the Met Office 

Health related

National Health Service (NHS)

T: 111 (non emergency) 999 (emergency)

visit the National Health Service website 

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Visit the World Health Organisation website 

Public Health England (PHE)

T: 020 7654 8000 (general enquiries)

T: 0121 2329267 (regional office-midlands)

Visit the Public Health England website

Gas, water or electricity related 

Electricity - Western Power

T: 0800 096 3080 (general enquiries)

T: 0800 678 3105 (faults and emergencies)

Visit Western Power 

Severn Trent Water

T: 0800 783 4444
Visit Severn Trent website 

Cadent (Gas Leaks)

T: 0800 111999 (gas emergencies)

Visit Cadent 

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