Tuesday 21 January 2020

Did you know you can now contact 999 by Text Message

The emergency services now have a text service. You will need to register in advance for this by following these steps:

Text REGISTER to 999

You will receive a text message back saying you are now registered. 

When needing an emergency service such as police, just simply text:


and then add your message for example: 

"a fight is happening between a group of men in Cutty Sark Gardens".

You use the same ethos for FIRE, AMBULANCE and COASTGUARD.

This is a great service. Don't wait for an emergency and register your phone today. More information on this service can be found here:
contact 999 by SMS

Tina Pugh
ATA Security / Police Liaison

Emergency dial 999
Non Emergency dial 101
Greenwich Safer Neighbourhood Team: 020 8284 5494 (not 24 hour)

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