South Northamptonshire Council operates an emergency out of hours service to provide response to serious or ongoing environmental health related incidents such as noise and smoke complaints. You can contact us out of office hours on 0800 160 1022. A call handler will answer your call and advise you appropriately on what action can be taken. A professional officer can be deployed to an incident if this is appropriate.
If you are contacting the council for the first time regarding an issue your details will be taken together with a description of the problem. The complaint will be passed to an officer immediately the next working day for action.
If you find a dog outside normal office hours you should contact the council's out-of-hours service 0800 160 1022 or take the dog to the Councils acceptance point for stray dogs.
The contact details for the Councils acceptance point for stray dogs is:
Forest Lodge Kennels, Forest Road, Quinton, Northampton, NN7 2EQ. Telephone No: 01604 862239.
These kennels are open 7 days a week between 8am and 4pm.
It must be noted that an officer is not on 24-hour call to collect a stray dog, however, arrangements can be made with the operator for collection of the dog immediately the next day.
If the issue is related to a highway such as street lighting, road surfacing or a road closure then this is the responsibility of Northamptonshire County Council who can be contacted on their emergency number
07000 782 112.
For incidents effecting the A43 and M1 trunk roads/motorways the responsibilty is with the Highways Agency who can be contacted at their 24 hour central command on 0300 123 5000.
Pollution of water
Pollution incidents of rivers or water courses need to be directed to the Environment Agency 0800 807060.
Information about After Care can be found on the Northamptonshire County Council website.
If you are reporting a crime or are the victim of one, contact the Police website.