News - 101 - Police non-emergency number
Please note that as from Tuesday 8 November 2011 there will be a new Police Non-Emergency Number 101. Calls to 101 will cost 15p per call, no matter how long you are on the phone, this applies to both landlines and mobile phones. For the first time, everyone calling the police for non-emergency matters will know exactly how much the call will cost them and will be assured of equal access whether they are on a pay-as-you-go mobile or a home landline.
In an emergency, the public should continue to call 999, such as when a crime is in progress, when there is danger to life or when violence is being used or threatened.
The current number (0300 333 3000) will continue to operate as a general switchboard number which should be used to speak to a particular person or a department.
The local policing team is Shrewsbury Rural West based at - Pontesbury Police Station, Minsterley Road, Pontesbury, SY5 0QH. We work in the Parishes of Pontesbury, Minsterley, Great Hanwood, Longden, Westbury, Ford, Great Ness & Little Ness, Bicton, Alberbury, Montford Bridge, and Bomere Heath, we also cover the Shrewsbury Town council areas of Bowbrook, Gains Park and Bicton Heath including the Royal Shrewsbury and Redwood Hospitals.
How to get in touch
101 Extension 66645 to talk to your local SNT at Pontesbury Station.