On 1 April the single new council for North Yorkshire launched replacing Scarborough Borough Council and other local authorites in North Yorkshire.

To find your Councillor or to view minutes, meetings and agendas please visit the North Yorkshire Council website.

Dial 999 from any UK telephone to contact the following emergency services:

  • Police
  • Fire Brigade
  • Ambulance
  • Coastguard

If you are using certain mobile phones or dialling from other European countries you may have to dial the number 112 (rather than 999) to contact these emergency services.


Check our flooding page for advice.

Emergency council contacts

Service Telephone number
Beach chalets 01723 513852
Cleansing and Refuse 01723 351558
Dog Warden 01723 351558
Environmental Health Officer 01723 351558
Highways, Works and Street Cleansing 01723 351558
Homelessness Enquiries 01723 351558
Housing Officer  01723 351558
Mobile Warden Control 01723 351558


Service Telephone number
Gas - National Grid emergency line 0800 111 999 any time*
Electricity - Northern Power Grid emergency line 0800 66 88 77 any time*
Water - Yorkshire Water 0800 138 7878*

*Some mobile phone network operators may charge you for the call. All calls to the National Gas Emergency Service and National Enquiry lines may be recorded and monitored.

Scarborough & Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team (SRMRT)

SRMRT are responsible for carrying out this areas land search and rescue duties on behalf of North Yorkshire Police.

The team are funded solely by voluntary contributions. This service is provided free of charge and is available 24hrs a day 365 days a year. Visit the SRMRT website.


You can report noise out-of-hours using our online form.  To find out more or to submit a report, please visit our noise pollution page. 

24 hour services

You can use any of our online services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Head over to our self-service page to view all our online services