Pennington and Swarthmoor Community Emergency Plan 2015

24/7 contacts for the providers of public services: –

For problems with services in the local area:-


Flooded / closed roads and blocked road drains, surface water from land and problems with minor watercourses contact

Cumbria Highways: 0845 609 6609 and follow on Twitter: @CumbriaCC

M6 and A590 onlyHighways Agency 0300 123 5000 and follow on Twitter: @HAnews_nwest

Got no water

United Utilities (24 hour helpline)To report an emergency with your water or wastewater supply
ring 0345 6723 723 . This includes water sup ply problems, discoloured water, drains and sewers.

River flooding
Environment Agency including signing up for Flood Alerts 0800 807060 and follow on
Twitter: @ENAgencyNW

Power cuts

Electricity North West: 0800 195 4141 or email: or follow on Twitter: @ElectricityNW.
For updates listen to your local radio station or view the power outage map:

Vulnerable customers, including some older or disabled people, or those with a medical dependency on electricity, can also sign up to the
Priority Services Register by visiting the Priority service customer page or phone 0800 195 4141.

Gas emergencies

National Grid 0800 111 999 and follow on Twitter: @nationalgriduk

Environment Protection

SLDC Public Protection Group 01539 733 333

Local services



For a non-emergency call Cumbria Police 24 hour call centre number 101.

Community Police Officer Helen Madden 0796 7572330 or

Ulverston Health Centre 01229 484141

Parish Safe Havens During an Emergency

Pennington Memorial Hall
Swarthmoor Football Club