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Emergency Numbers

Tameside's Out of Hours Service

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council operates an emergency out of hours service

Please remember that this number is for emergencies only

Telephone Number 0161 342 2222

Emergency Services

All Emergencies

You may also use 112 as an alternative to 999. 112 is now used in all European Union countries to contact the emergency services.

Tell the operation which emergency service you require:

  • Fire
  • Police
  • Ambulance
  • Mountain Rescue

Wait for the BT Operator to connect you to the emergency service

Police - Non Emergency

If you wish to speak to the police, but it is not an emergency

Telephone Number 0161 872 5050
www.gmp.police.uk Link to External Website

North West Ambulance Service

For further information about North West Ambulance Service

Telephone Number 0161 796 7222


Crimestoppers is an independent UK-wide charity working to stop crime. Call Crimestoppers anonymously.

Telephone Number 0800 555 111
www.crimestoppers-uk.org Link to External Website

Environmental Incidents

Environmental Agency

To report pollution, damage or danger to the natural environment or wildlife

Telephone Number 0800 807060 (Freephone *24 Hour)
www.environment-agency.gov.uk Link to External Website


Up to minute warning service

Telephone Number 0845 988 1188 (24 Hour)
Flood Warning Website: www.environment-agency.gov.uk/subjects/flood/floodwarning/ Link to External Website


Postal Address Tameside General Hospital, Fountain Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 9RW
Telephone Number 0161 331 6000
www.tamesidehospital.nhs.uk Link to External Website

Accident and Emergency Search

Find your nearest A & E department

http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/ServiceSearch.aspx Link to External Website

NHS Direct

Telephone Number 0845 46 47 (24 hour helpline)

Go to Doc

Providing a full range of both routine and urgent primary care both during the daytime, evenings, weekends and bank holidays when the problem cannot wait until normal GP opening hours.

Postal Address 25 Stockport Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL7 0NT
Telephone Number 0161 785 0805



Telephone Number 0800 111 999 (24 hour emergency helpline)
www.house.co.uk Link to External Website


Telephone Number 0800 195 4141 (24 hour emergency helpline)
www.unitedutilities.com Link to External Website


Telephone Number 0845 746 2200 (24 hour emergency helpline)
www.unitedutilities.com Link to External Website

Page last updated: 24 April 2013