COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESILIENCE AND PLANNING
Littleton & Harestock Parish Council Routine Contacts:
- Parish Council Clerk (01962 886507) (Office hours – Mornings only).
- Parish Councillor (Emergency Planning Role) (01962 886850)
REPORTING AN EMERGENCY (Information from websites Feb 2020)
USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Police, Fire, Ambulance (Emergency Services): 999
An emergency can be:
- A person or people are in immediate danger of injury or where life is at risk.
- The suspicion that a crime is in progress, or that an offender is in the area.
- A structure is on fire.
- A serious incident which needs immediate emergency service attendance.
Other (Non-emergency) Medical Help: 111
This is the number you should call when you need NHS advice or medical treatment quickly, and you cannot wait for an appointment to see your doctor. If you need emergency medical treatment, you must call 999.
Leaks in the street (Leak Line) 0800 820 999
Internal or external sewer flooding: 0330 303 0368
To report a gas or carbon monoxide emergency, or if a pipeline is struck (even if no gas leak has occurred) (24-hour line) 0800 111 999
To report a power cut 105
Do not call your electricity supplier. Electricity suppliers sell consumers energy and are not responsible for the power lines that connect to homes or businesses. Distribution network operators (DNOs) own and maintain these power lines. When you call 105, you’ll be put through to your DNO.
AWARENESS OF RESIDENTS’ NEEDS AND IDENTIFYING VULNERABLE RESIDENTS DURING AN EMERGENCY.
During an emergency should you become concerned about the vulnerability of your family or neighbours please contact the Parish Council Clerk (01962 886507) who will direct you to the appropriate Parish Councillor.
PARISH COUNCIL BRIEFING NOTES FOR RESIDENTS
What is a community emergency?
Who is responsible for emergency planning and responses?
What are emergency risks?
Examples of plausible risks for the Littleton and Harestock communities.
Advice about preparing for emergencies.
Littleton and Harestock Community Emergency Plan.
Why are the Littleton and Harestock communities at risk from flooding?
Where does it flood in Littleton?
Monitoring the groundwater flood risk.
Flooding and planning applications.
Littleton flood relief schemes.
Littleton and Harestock Parish Council Flood Plan.
Advice to Littleton and Harestock residents about flooding.
Community recovery after flooding.
FINDING OUT CURRENT INFORMATION ABOUT THE RISK OF FLOODING IN LITTLETON
- Please click here: Environment Agency – Flood Information and signing up to receive reports.
- Please click here: Environment Agency Hampshire Groundwater Graphs. You can see the fluctuating graph of groundwater levels as measured in the borehole at Harestock Corner. This graph is refreshed regularly.
LITTLETON AND HARESTOCK PARISH COUNCIL (LHPC) IMMEDIATE PRIORITIES DURING FLOODING
- Communication. Maintain good communication with residents about what is happening;
- Sandbags. Implement the LHPC Sandbag Ordering Plan with Winchester City Council and co-ordinate sandbag distribution with residents. The plan is based on the use of sandbags during the February 2014 flooding;
- Mobile Toilets. Organise the supply, positioning and maintenance of emergency portable and mobile community toilets for the duration of the flooding period (as required);
- Road Signage and Traffic Cones. LHPC will liaise with Hampshire Highways about road diversions, road closures, road signage and use of traffic cones.