Emergency Planning

When responding to a major emergency Torridge District Council's role is to support the Emergency Services,  co-ordinate the Council's response, ensure local services continue to be provided, and help or lead in returning the Community to a state of normality.

Torridge District Council works closely with the Emergency Services (Police, Fire and Rescue Service and Ambulance), Devon County Council and other organisations as appropriate.

Useful links:



  • What is a Major Emergency?

    An emergency is something that needs special arrangements to deal with it. They can occur on a small or large scale, and can happen at any time, for example:

  • Snow in RoboroughWeather Warnings

    Weather Warnings

    We know that the British weather can be unpredictable.

  • FloodingFlooding


    Check if your property is at risk of flooding you should take early preventative measures to protect your home.