General Useful Information Links

Cumberland Council 

To report any issue with the highway please visit Cumbria County Council Highways Information Management System.

For up to date travel/weather information listen to Radio Cumbria


For accidents and Emergencies requiring the urgent attention of the Fire Services, Police, Ambulance or Mountain Rescue, Dial 999 (or 112 from any mobile)

Out of Hours Medical Advice

Cumbria Health On Call: (Night-times, weekends, bank holidays) etc, call 111 or 03000 247 247

NHS Dentists: Emergency Dental treatment and advice for North Cumbria call 01228 603900

Nearest A & E Departments:

West Cumberland Hospital, Homewood, Hensingham, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8JG Tel: 01946 693181

The Cumberland Infirmary, Newtown Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 7HY Tel: 01228 523444


Castlegate Surgery, Cockermouth Health Centre, Isel Road, Cockermouth, CA13 9HT Tel: 01900 705750

Derwent House Surgery, Cockermouth Community Hospital, Isel Road, Cockermouth, CA13 9HT Tel: 01900 705350


St Helens Dental Practice, Market Place, Cockermouth, CA13 9NQ Tel: 01900 826210

Helen Siddle, 72 Kirkgate, Cockermouth, CA13 9PH, Tel: 01900 824111

Goodwin & Associates, 57 Kirkgate, Cockermouth, CA13 9PH, Tel: 01900 823467

Derwent House Orthodontics, Derwent House, Wakefield Road, Cockermouth, CA13 0HS, Tel: 01900 829161


Millcroft Veterinary Group, Wakefield Road, Cockermouth, CA13 0HR (includes 24 hour emergency support/appointments). Tel: 01900 826666