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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

Police – 101 – you should call 101 to report crime and other concerns that do not require and an emergency response. 

NHS – 111 – you should call 111 if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation.

You should always call 999 when it is an emergency such as when a crime is in progress, where there is danger to life or when violence is being used or threatened.


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 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) Link to External Website


Up to minute warning service

Telephone Number 0345 988 1188 (24 Hour)
Flood Warning Website: Find out if you're at risk of flooding in England - GOV.UK ( Link to External Website


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

Accident and Emergency Search

Find your nearest A & E department Link to External Website



Telephone Number 0800 111 999 (24 hour emergency helpline) Link to External Website


Telephone Number 0800 195 4141 (24 hour emergency helpline) Link to External Website


Telephone Number 0845 746 2200 (24 hour emergency helpline) Link to External Website