AmbulanceAlways call 999 if someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk. Examples of medical emergencies include:-
- chest pain
- difficulty in breathing
- severe loss of blood
- severe burns or scalds
- fitting or concussion
- severe allergic reactions.
FireAlways call 999 if you discover:-
- a fire or are involved in a fire
- a trapped person or if you become trapped
- a spillage or leakage of harmful chemicals.
PoliceAlways call 999 if you are facing an incident or crime right now and you need police help immediately. Such emergencies may include:-
- someone using violence or threatening violence
- there is a danger to life
- serious damage is being or could be caused to a property
- a potential criminal has been disturbed or apprehended
- a road traffic collision where someone is hurt and/or a danger is being caused to other road users.
Wisbech Police Station
Public opening hours: Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Visit their website for further information -
GasIf you smell gas or suspect carbon monoxide poisoning, phone the National Gas Emergency Helpline on 0800 111 999 immediately.
ElectricityFor electrical emergencies, or to report a power cut, phone UK Power Networks on 105 or use their online reporting forms. 105 is a new three-digit number that people can call to report or get information about power cuts. You can also call 105 with any welfare concerns related to a power cut, or if you are worried about the safety of over or underground electricity cables or substations. 105 is free of charge and will put you through to your electricity network operator. You can call 105 from most landlines and mobile phones.
- Click here to report a fault -
To receive text message updates during a power cut, text Power and your postcode to 80876. (e.g. Power PE13 5HK)
WaterTo report a water leak, call Anglian Water on 0800 771 881 or use their online leak reporting form.
- Click here to report a leak -
FloodingLike the whole of the Fens, Newton-in-the-Isle lies on reclaimed marshland, so it is susceptible to flooding, especially from tidal surges in the North Sea. To view the latest flood warnings for the surrounding area, click on the link below.
- Environment Agency Flood Warnings -
The Government publishes regular advice regarding how to prepare for flooding in your home or business.
- Prepare for Flooding -
Use the following links to check the current and forthcoming tide levels on the River Nene.
- River Nene Tide Levels -
- Wisbech Tide Tables -