Useful links and information

Cleveland Fire Brigade

Stay Safe and Warm

Following a free home assessment, equipment on loan includes electric heaters, thermal blankets and flasks. The Brigade is also able to advise on who to turn to for advice on managing fuel bills. Where funding is available, referrals can be made for free boiler repairs or replacements.

The Stay Safe and Warm campaign is led by Cleveland Fire Brigade and runs from October until the end of March. To contact Stay Safe and Warm ring 01429 874063 or go to clevelandfire.gov.uk/ssaw

Cleveland Police

In an Emergency dial 999 and ask for the Police

An emergency is where:

  • There is risk of injury
  • There is risk of serious damage to property
  • You suspect a crime is in progress
  • Someone suspected of a crime is nearby
  • There is a danger to life
  • Violence is being used or threatened
  • It is a serious incident which needs immediate police attendance

For non-emergencies call 101

A non-emergency is where:

  • There is NO immediate danger to life
  • The crime is NOT in progress
  • The offender is NOT nearby
  • Your car has been vandalised
  • Your phone has been stolen
  • Needed to speak to someone about a crime
  • Want to report someone dealing drugs in your neighbourhood
  • You have a general enquiry

Samaritans

Whatever you’re going through, call them free any time, from any phone on 116 123 or visit samaritans.org.

Redcar and Cleveland Council

Website: redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
Tel:  01642 774774 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Met office – Are You Weather Ready?

Website: metoffice.gov.uk/barometer/advice

All types of weather can affect you, those around you, and your property. Make sure you’re prepared with these tips from the Met office. Find advice on travel, your home and health and wellbeing.

Northern Powergrid Priority Services Register

The Priority Services Register is for customers who feel that they need a little extra support during a power cut. This could be for many reasons, for example if you have a medical condition, if you’re elderly or disabled, if you have young children or if you rely on electricity for medical equipment.
For more information and to sign up, visit www.northernpowergrid.com/care