Security & Emergencies

Police Emergency: 999
Police Non-Emergency: 101
Crimestoppers: 0800 555111
Police link:
Our PCSO is Loraine Dixon. Telephone (mobile) 07795 257116

Fly Tipping and Abandoned Cars
To report fly tipping or abandoned cars in Slindon, contact Arun District Council – call the Cleansing Department on 01903 737754.

Graffiti in Arun is handled by the Anti-Social Behaviour team – call 0808 1412800.

If you see fly tipping or abandoned cars in Dukes Lane at Eartham (where it can happen a lot) Chichester District Council should be contacted. The Abandoned Vehicle Office is 534610 – but their website doesn’t give a specific number for reporting this! The general number is 01243 785166

Neighbourhood Watch: 814222

Crime Prevention

We have a Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator in the village, plus local co-ordinators each covering a smaller area in the village. For more information and if you are concerned about anything crime-related, please contact Niki Adamson on 814222 , Email:

If you want to contact the police direct because you see a theft taking place, you should call 999. If you see something you believe is suspicious, call 101, which is also the number to call when belatedly reporting a crime or suspicious incident.

In Case of Emergency (ICE)

The ”ICE” (In Case of Emergency) initiative, supported by the Sussex Ambulance Service, involves the creating of an entry in your mobile phone directory giving the number of a contact person or persons who should be notified In Case of Emergency. This is entered in the directory under the title ICE so that Emergency Service personnel and hospital staff would quickly be able to contact the right person just by calling that number.

For more than one contact name simply enter “ICE1”, “ICE2” and “ICE3” etc. The concept of ICE is catching on quickly and was first thought up by a paramedic who found that when he went to the scene of an accident there was generally a mobile phone with the patient but no indication of who to call to notify. He therefore thought that it would be a good idea if there was a nationally recognised name for this purpose.


In an emergency, call 999
NHS Direct : dial 111
St Richards Hospital, Chichester : 01243 788122
Arundel Cottage Hospital (no A&E) : 01903 882543
Arundel Surgery : 01903 882191
Croft Surgery : 01243 543240
Nearest Pharmacies : Five Villages Pharmacy, Barnham : 01243 554061 and Lloyds Pharmacy, Green Lane Close, Arundel: 01903 882261

For other local health information, click on

Other Emergencies and Help

Fire (also cover flooding) in an emergency call 999

Portsmouth Water for problems with water supply: 24 hour emergency line 023 9247 7999;
Other non-emergency supply queries including leaks, water quality etc 023 9247 9888
Southern Water for problems with waste water disposal 0845 278 0845
Emergency advice :
Floodline ?Telephone : 0845 988 1188

Southern Electricity – emergencies 0800 783 8866
Link: ?

Gas leaks and other gas emergencies : 0800 111 999
For further advice in the event of a gas leak see ?

Home Crises

Lots of local plumbers, builders, house, car and boiler repairers etc advertise in the parish magazine.
Check-a-trade lists local vetted tradesmen, and includes feedback and reviews from other customers
Telephone: 0845 408 4866

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