Emergency contact details

Selby District Council

Please ring 01653 600941 should you require assistance outside office hours on any of the following issues:

  • Flooding;
  • Major drainage problems;
  • Situations causing a threat to health;
  • Syringes; and
  • Acute noise nuisances between Friday evening and 6pm Sunday or Bank Holidays.

These include:

  • Burglar alarms;
  • Major noise events affecting substantial numbers of people and continuing after 2am;
  • Noisy neighbours - music or party disturbing adjoining property and continuing after 2am.

North Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum (NYLRF)

NYLRF is a partnership of local agencies working together to prepare for, respond to and recover from potential major incidents and emergencies.

Non Council Services Emergency Services

In the case of an emergency, call 999. You may also call 112 as an alternative to 999. Tell the operator which service you require.

Police For non emergencies, phone 08456 060247. Address: Civic Centre, Doncaster road YO8 9FT 

Fire and Rescue Service For non emergencies, phone 01609 780150. 

Ambulance For non emergencies, phone 01904 666000.

Hospitals 24 hour Accident and Emergency York District Hospital Wiggington Road York Telephone: 01904 631313

Not 24 hour Accident and Emergency Selby War Memorial Hospital Telephone: 01757 702664
Walk-in Clinics York NHS Walk-In Clinic 31 Monkgate York YO31 7WA Open 7am - 10pm.


If you have a question about your health or a health service, either visit the NHS website or call 111, free from any phone.

Dealing with Crime

Crimestoppers - Call anonymously if you have information on anyone involved in criminal activities: 0800 555 111. You can also visit the national Crimestoppers website.

Neighbourhood Watch - If you would like information on schemes in your area, or would like to set up a scheme, contact your local police station on 01757 702596. You can also telephone the National Neighbourhood Watch Association in London on 020 7772 3348.

Household Emergencies

If you have a problem with your electricity, gas or water supply which needs immediate attention, call one of these 24 hour helplines:

Electricity NEDL (faults and emergencies network operator) Telephone: 0800 66 88 77 or Yorkshire Electricity Telephone: 0800 375 675

Gas - Transco (Gas emergency service) If you smell gas anywhere, either in the house or in the street, call 0800 111 999

Water - Yorkshire Water Telephone: 0845 124 2424

Environment Agency Emergencies (24 hour) - To report all environmental pollution incidents, call 0800 807 060 Floodline (24 hour) - For advice and information on floods and flood warnings, call 0845 988 1188

Animal Welfare - RSPCA - 24 hour national contact number 0870 555 5999