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Visit for the latest information on flood alerts and warnings, what to do in a flood and to sign up to flood alerts. Signing up to flood alerts will mean you get the latest information should your area be at risk.


If you experience or witness a crime please call 999 or 101 and report this to the police as soon as it's safe to do so.

You can also report a crime online using Derbyshire Police crime reporting website.

If you are having a medical emergency or are with someone who requires medical attention please ring 999 or 101.

Winter Weather

There are some simple steps you can take to stay safe and healthy at this time of year. Visit the WeatherReady website to find up-to-date, expert seasonal advice - WeatherReady - Met Office. Thinking ahead and preparing for what the weather may bring can make a real difference.

Flooding - who to contact

Reports of flooding on highways or road gullies are dealt with by ourselves and the county council

Flash floods - what to do

Though flash floods are rare climate change and an increase in localised thunderstorms means they are happening more often

Severe winter weather

Advice on gritting, priority roads & footpaths and keeping warm this winter

Planning for emergencies

The chances of you or your family being caught up in an emergency are low, but it is important to prepare just in case this happens

Emergency planning

We work with the emergency services, health services and other agencies to make sure we're as ready as we can be in the event of an emergency or major incident.

Business continuity

An emergency not only affects people but also disrupts businesses and organisations

Reporting suspicious activity and behaviour

Action Counters Terrorism: Report suspicious activity and behaviour to tackle terrorism

Safety around open water

We advise that people do not enter water at any time, even if you are a strong swimmer, unless as part of a supervised, organised event or activity

Severe summer weather

This guidance provides advice for everyone on how to stay safe during hot weather.

Flood Recovery Grants

Information about grants available as a result of flooding due to a storm