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All Useful and Emergency Numbers

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Title: Harrogate & Districts Useful and Emergency Phone Numbers

Description: A comprehensive list of essential and emergency phone numbers for Harrogate and its surrounding districts.

Emergency Services:

  • Police North Yorkshire Police
    • In an emergency, call 999
    • Non-emergency: 101
  • Fire (North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue)
    • In an emergency, call 999
  • Ambulance (Yorkshire Ambulance Services)
    • In an emergency, call 999
  • NHS: 111

Utility Services:

  • Transdev Bus Company: 01423 566061
  • Electrical Northern Power Grid: 0800 375675
  • Gas (Gas emergencies): 0800 111999
  • Yorkshire Water Leaks: 0800 573553
  • BT report line/fault line: 0800 800151

Environmental Agencies:

  • Environment Agency Floodline: 0345 988 1188
  • Environment Agency incident number: 0800 807060

Animal Welfare:

  • RSPCA (emergency number): 0300 123 4999

Government and Local Services:

  • Highways Agency: 0300 123 5000
  • Harrogate Borough Council (emergency number): 01423 556300 (for genuine emergencies relating to council services)
  • Harrogate Borough Council (non-emergency): 01423 500600
  • North Yorkshire County Council Social Care (out of hours): 01609 780780
  • North Yorkshire County Council Registrars: 01609 780780
  • North Yorkshire County Council Trading Standards: 01609 798885
  • Trading Standards – Consumer Advice: 0345 404 0506


  • Harrogate District Hospital
    • Address: Lancaster Park Rd, Harrogate HG2 7SX
    • Phone: 01423 553300

Emergency Protocols: When to call 999:

  • In an emergency, call 999 if:
    • You’ve been mugged, badly hurt, or attacked in any way
    • If you witness a serious crime taking place
    • If there’s a chance the criminal is still nearby
  • Your call should be answered within ten seconds.

Police, ambulance, or fire?

  • When your call is first answered, you will be connected to an operator who will inquire about the service you need. The operator stays on the line with you until communication is established. They will want to know:
    • The exact location where the service is required
    • The reason for contacting the police
    • Your name and the number you’re calling from

International Emergency Number:

  • When not in the UK, dial 112 to connect to the appropriate emergency service, available in the EU and select countries outside the EU, such as Switzerland and South Africa.

Calling from a mobile:

  • Calls to 999 or 112 are free on all mobile phones, even with no credit or signal. They work across networks.

Hoax Calls:

  • Making hoax calls endangers lives and can lead to prosecution. Think before making false emergency calls.

Non-Emergency Situations – Call 101:

  • Call 101 for non-emergency reports to the police, including but not limited to:
    • Vandalism, graffiti, and deliberate property damage
    • Noisy neighbors
    • Threatening and abusive behavior
    • Abandoned vehicles
    • Rubbish and litter, including fly-tipping
    • Drunk or rowdy behavior in public places
    • Drug-related anti-social behavior
    • Problems with street lighting
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