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Emergency Services

For genuine emergencies requiring Police, Fire or Ambulance services, dial 999.

In case of a major incident where life or property are at risk (e.g. flood):

1) Dial 999
2) Contact the County Council’s Civil Protection Duty Officer - tel: 08450 455219
3) Contact one of the following the Parish Council:

Other Information: Nearest Hospital (Accident and Emergency) - Police - Fire - Flood - Utilities (Gas, Electric, Water) - Samaritans

Nearest Hospital

Nearest Hospital
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
Hills Rd

General enquiries Telephone: 01223 245151
Accident & Emergency Telephone: 01223 217118

To find the hospital from Linton, drive towards Cambridge along the A1307. The hospital is well sign-posted as you approach the city and is accessed directly from a roundabout on the main road. The Accident and Emergency department is directly opposite the main entrance, straight across the first mini-roundabout that you encounter on entering the site. Click here for maps.


For out of hours GP service, click here.


Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Cambridge Control Room:
Parkside Police Station
Cambridge CB3 1JG
Telephone: 01223 358966
Type Talk: 0800 515152
Manned from 0700 - 0200 (seven days a week)

Nearest manned police station: Sawston
Sawston Police Station
4 Cambridge Road,
CB22 3DG

Open: Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri 0800 - 1100 and 1400 - 1600 & Tues 1600 - 2000

Linton Neighbourhood Policing Team:
Telephone: 0345 456 456 4
Fax: 01223 497648
Website: Click here

Fire Service

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
For general enquiries and fire prevention advice:
Telephone: 01480 444 500

Linton Fire Station
Senior Officer: Alan Baker
Balsham Road,
CB21 4JT

Telephone: 01223 891351


Flood Emergency Hotline
Telephone: 0800 807060
In case of flood emergency, see also Linton Emergency Procedures at the top of this page.

Environment Agency Flood Advice
Website: Click here
Telephone: 0845 988 1188


24-hour Gas Emergency Service
Telephone: 0800 111 999
If you have a gas leak or need to report a dangerous situation, call immediately.

Electricity Emergency Numbers
Contact EDF Energy to report power cuts or damage to electricity cables
Telephone: 0800 783 8838

For burst water mains or failure of water supply contact Cambridge Water Company
Telephone: 0800 316 76 76

For sewerage problems contact Anglian Water
Telephone: 08457 145 145


24 hour telephone line: 08457 909090