Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Emergency advice

emergency advice


Major emergency incident

Remember, in an emergency always dial 999
If there is a major emergency incident anywhere in Tees Valley the Local Authority response will be coordinated by the Cleveland Emergency Planning Unit. The unit provides an emergency planning service to the four Borough Councils of Middlesbrough, Stockton, Hartlepool and Redcar & Cleveland to ensure readiness in the event of an incident. An Emergency Planning Officer is on call 24-hours per day.

Visit the Cleveland Emergency Planning Unit website

Take a look a the Cleveland Emergency Planning Unit's Community Risk Register.


Adverse weather

The UK Met Office issues warnings to the public in order for residents to prepare and protect themselves against the consequences of a severe weather event. Severe weather warnings are issued when the following conditions are expected.

  • Severe gales
  • Heavy snow
  • Heavy rain
  • Dense fog
  • Freezing rain/widespread icy roads

View the latest local weather forecast on the Met Office website.

View issued weather warnings on the Met Office website.


Help and advice during adverse weather conditions

Here, we offer general help and advice for various types of adverse weather conditions: