Emergency Planning

Torridge District Council is responsible for preparing and maintaining emergency plans, and assisting the Emergency Services to deal with major emergencies.

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:




  • Business Continuity Planning

    Business Continuity Management if practiced effectively can assist a business to survive the disruptive challenges that threaten our everyday life.

  • 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


    If you think your property is at risk of flooding, then you should take early preventative measures to protect your home.