The PC has an emergency plan to cope with the type of emergencies we may face. We are grateful to our volunteers who have offered equipment and their help in the event of a severe weather event when the emergency services may be overwhelmed. Please read the plan 1.1 Published Emergency Plan Oct 2023
Emergency Plan Co-ordinator: Councillor Guy Gagen:
Meeting Place for Emergency Plan Volunteers following a severe weather event where power is out. 10.00am in the Village Hall.
USEFUL NUMBERS AND INFORMATION
SSE – LOSS OF POWER
Call 105 to report power outage. Or freephone 0800 072 7282
Download the free Power Track app on your mobile phone
Sign up to SSE’s Priority Register – if you have a young child, older person or anyone with special needs in your household. 0800 294 3259
https://sse.co.uk/help/accessibility/priority-services-register SSE staff will help you keep equipment running in an emergency and distribute emergency items such as glow sticks and stoves.
THAMES WATER – LOSS OF WATER
Thames Water Emergency Helpline 0800 316 9800
Report a Problem https://www.thameswater.co.uk/help/report-a-problem
Sign up to Thames Water’s Priority Services Register 0800 009 3652 https://www.thameswater.co.uk/help/extra-care/priority-services
All other situations: 101
Neighbourhood Policing Team is: email@example.com
Anti-terrorist hotline 0800 789 321
Silent 999 call if you are in danger and cannot speak:
Mobile: Press 55 and you will be transferred to Police. Landline: Don’t speak and you will be transferred to Police. Landline may remain connected for 45 seconds in case you pick it up again.
WILTSHIRE HIGHWAYS – BLOCKED ROADS DUE TO FALLEN TREES/SNOW 0300 456 0105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gritting Routes https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/article/1264/Gritting-and-snow-clearance
Overflowing Gullies/Drains Wiltshiresewers@wiltshire.gov.uk
FloodLine 0345 988 1188 for up-to-date flood warning information or advice.
Environment Agency incident hotline on 0800 80 70 60 to report flooding, blockages in rivers or any other environment incident.Sign up for flood warnings https://www.gov.uk/sign-up-for-flood-warnings
Flooding alerts website: https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/
For useful advice How We Help – National Flood Forum
MY WILTS APP – Report Pot holes, street lights etc here. https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/mywilts-online-reporting You can download an app for your phone and will need to create an account to receive messages.
For Emergencies ring 999. For Health advice Ring 111 or go to https://111.nhs.uk/
Government Emergency Alert System https://www.gov.uk/alerts
The Government can send emergency alerts to mobile phones in the event of situations such as regional flooding, industrial accidents or other nationwide emergencies.
Key Locations and Places of Safety in an Emergency
|Potential use in an emergency
|Contact details of key holder
|Rest Centre/safe place
|The Horseshoe Public House
|Rest Centre/safe place
|St John The Baptist Church
|Rest Centre / shelter
mid High Street
Mildenhall Emergency Contacts for Wiltshire Council
Guy Gagen Adam Kebble Chris Musgrave