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Keep Yourself Emergency Aware


COUNCIL SERVICES INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS AND CITIZENS (updated 15:25 Tuesday 13th March)


COUNCIL FACILITIES INFORMATION 

All Council facilities are now opened, and are full operational including Household Rcycling Centres and Golf Courses.

REFUSE COLLECTION SERVICE

Bin collections missed due to the adverse weather are now caught up and normal service as been resumed.
 

INFORMATION IN RELATION TO WEATHER WARNINGS AND ROAD CONDITIONS.
The Council's Emergency Planning Group meets regularly and, with its statutory partners, look to its role in potential emergency situations.

As the this cold snap hits it is sensible to have important emergency contact numbers in the event of these services being needed.

Also know how to turn off your water,electricity and gas supplies and where these connection feeds are in your home.

You can sign up to receive email alerts about severe weather on the Met Office website by clicking here 

Make sure you have adequate buildings and contents insurance that covers you for any risks in your area e.g. flood damage.


Weather Warnings

Details of weather warnings can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings

Information is updated online at:

Information and advice, including driving in adverse weather conditions, can be found at https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/winter-help-and-advice 
Information about road conditions is available at http://trafficwatchni.com/home

 

Emergency Contact Phone Numbers

The following pages have useful tips and advice on how to deal with adverse weather conditions.

www.nidirect.gov.uk/snow-ice
www.nidirect.gov.uk/winds
www.nidirect.gov.uk/winter  

Save these numbers on your mobile phone so you can access advice quickly when needed.

Emergency Services 999 or 112
Northern Ireland Housing Executive 03448 920 901
Northern Ireland Electricity 03457 643 643
NI Gas Emergency Service 0800 002 001
Northern Ireland Water Waterline 03457 440088
Flooding Incident Line 0300 2000 100

British Red Cross Emergency App

This unique app delivers real-time alerts, severe weather warnings and practical advice in an emergency.

Find out more and download the Emergency App

General Household Emergency Life-Saving Plan

You can download a General Household Emergency Life-Saving Plan by clicking here.  You can complete the plan and keep it safe in case you need it.