Local Area

Emergency Contact Information

Police Services

To contact the police in an emergency dial 999

However you may want to get information to the police or speak to someone in the police service when this is not so urgent and this can be done by calling  101

If you wish to pass confidential information to the police this can be done through Crimestoppers which is an independent organisation and who can pass your message to the police.  If you wish, this information can be passed on anonymously.  

To get in touch with Scotland Crimestoppers call: 0800 555 111

Medical Services

To contact the medical services in an emergency dial 999

If you are ill and can’t wait until your regular NHS service reopens call NHS24 on 111

Dunbeath Medical Centre (during office hours only): 01593 731205

Fire Services

To contact the fire service in an emergency dial 999

If you would like a fire check on your premises or home, contact the Fire Safety Officer: 01847893338


In the event of a power cut call 0800 300999

It is recommended that all households keep an old style telephone that plugs straight into the phone socket for when there are power cuts.


In an emergency call  08000 778778


Call the Samaritans free, 365 days a year, day or night on 116123