A Historic Yorkshire Village

Emergency Services Information

Community, General Information
Emergency Services Information

You should always call 999 should you need the police, fire brigade or medical assistance in an emergency situation.

Police non-emergencies (101)

You should call 101 to report crime and other concerns that do not require an emergency response. For example, if:

  • Your car has been stolen
  • Your property has been damaged
  • You suspect drug use or dealing in your neighbourhood

Or to:

  • Give the police information about crime in your area
  • Speak to the police about a general enquiry

NHS non-emergencies (111)

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. Please call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.  NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

Nearest accident and emergency hospitals are Pontefract Hospital or St James’ University Hospital, Leeds¬†Click here to find your nearest A&E.

Pontefract Hospital (7.8 miles away)

Tel: 0844 8118110

Friarwood Lane
West Yorkshire

St James’s Hospital (11.1 miles away)

Tel: 0113 243 3144

Beckett Street
West Yorkshire

Pinderfields Hospital (12.2 miles away)

Tel: 0844 8118110

Aberford Road
West Yorkshire

The York Hospital (13.7 miles away)

Tel: 01904 631 313

Wigginton Road
North Yorkshire
YO31 8HE