For use when an emergency takes place in the parish either to:
- Assist the emergency services; or
- Take action if no outside assistance will be available for some time.
This web version omits Maps and some personal telephone numbers. It also does not repeat Key Village Contacts already on this web-site.
Full Paper Copies are kept by:
- The School
- 2 Laminated Copies in the Community Centre
- Chairman Parish Council
- Chairman Community Council
- Dial 999
- Inform District Emergency Planning Officer Tel: 01284 757035 Mr David Bird.
- Contact Key Community Leaders as available to create a small team for leading action. See List of Community Contacts elsewhere on this web-site and Advice Sections
- Consider whether Emergency Centre is needed.
- Consider resources required.
- Consider use of Village Website.
- Consider use of radio stations.
OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS
|District Emergency Planning Officer (St Eds BC)||David Bird||01284 757035|
|West Suffolk Hospital||713000||Hardwick Lane|
|Anglian Water||0845 7 145 145|
|Electricity||0800 7 838 838|
|British Telecom||Reporting Fault||0800 800 154|
|Radio Suffolk||01473 250000|
|SGR Radio||01473 461000|
|St Edmundsbury Borough Council||Out of Hours:
|Suffolk County Council(Bury Office)||01284 352000|
|Horringer Community Centre||735533||Needs to be manned during emergency|
|Borough and County Councillor||Terry Clements||827161|
To provide a place of safety if necessary.
Premises in order of preference
Access & other info
|Horringer Community Centre||Central to the village & familiar to people.Large Main Hall. Committee room for communications. Well-equipped kitchen. Sanitary facilities. Stage for storage area. Club next door. Two telephone lines: Centre 735533 Club 735504||1. Key box, located on the wall near the post office. Access by code. Obtain from Beryl Hughes 735934 2. Key holders: Club, community council chairman. 3. Organisations that use the community centre also know the code. 4. Key holder for Club: Angie Nunn|
|Ickworth Park Primary School
(Do not use if children in school)
|Furniture inappropriate (too small) Multiple rooms Kitchen Sanitary facilities Computers & telephone lines||Contact Head – Marion Miles – 735337|
|Ickworth House (National Trust)||Isolated (which could be useful)
Plenty of rooms in the West Wing & Rotunda. Kitchens in the West Wing. Sanitary facilities in the West Wing. Telephones in the West Wing & Rotunda. Computer facilities in the West Wing & Rotunda. The Ickworth Hotel is adjacent
|Contact property manager – Kate Carver 735270
Out of Hours: Contact house staff 07769 876015
|Horringer Church||No catering or sanitary facilities, use in conjunction with community centre.|
|Full Emergency Plan – 2 laminated copies & 5 paper copies.||In the Emergency Box behind the Committee Room door in the Community Centre||
|Tractors Trailers 4–Wheel drives Chainsaws||National Trust Foresters
Mr R Ames Meadow Cottage Sharpes Lane
Mr & Mrs Trevor Wells The Hopleys, Manor Lane
|735496 735921 Out of hours: Head Forester 735154
|Catering/Supplies||Limited coffee/tea in community centre
Six Bells public house The Street
Beehive public house The Street
Ickworth House National Trust West Wing & Rotunda
Ickworth Hotel Ickworth Park
|First Aid Kit Fluorescent jackets Torches Candles Paper for admin Clip Boards||In the Emergency Box behind the Committee Room door in the Community Centre|
ADVICE FOR EMERGENCY TEAM
FORM A SMALL EMERGENCY TEAM FROM THE ‘KEY CONTACTS’ AVAILABLE ON THE DAY
Allocation of possible roles
Inform District Emergency Planning Officer
Ensure village alerted
Consider use of Radio stations
Consider rest periods for volunteers
Consider safety measures
|Identify a Team leader for overall Co-ordination.
See later advice sections See later advice sections See later advice sections See later advice sections
Tel: 01284 757035
Use Neighbourhood Watch list to assist this. If telephones are not working the co-ordinators can knock on doors. Village website could be used for keeping people informed. .
Remember those out and about.
Fluorescent jackets are in the Emergency Box behind the Committee Room door of the Community Centre.
Insurance Company: Zurich Insurance Policy No. YLL 122004 195300. 9am. – 5pm 01252 387530 Out of hrs 0800 0280336 People authorised to act in accordance with the plan are covered for insurance purposes.
Speak to Parish Council Chairman, Peta Cook 735098 or Clerk , Marilyn Bottomley 789303
Communications Equipment: Laptops Printers Mobile phones
Paper/pens for recording information
Keep a log of who loans equipment
Ask people on the day if you can borrow theirs.
See paper plan and Other Resources page
See paper plan and Other Resources page
Some paper etc. and clipboards are in the Emergency Box behind the Committee Room door of Community Centre. .
First Aid Box In Emergency Box behind the Committee Room door of Community Centre.
Water authorities have an obligation to provide bottled water in the event of loss of supply exceeding 48 hours. Up to 48 hours this is discretionary.
| Looking after vulnerable residents:
Designate areas in Centre e.g.
Hot drinks and food
Comfort and warmth
Entertainment for children
Identify anyone with special needs.
Keep people occupied
Consider registration of all those in centre
|Use neighbourhood watch coordinators to identify vulnerable people. See paper plan and NHW part of this web-site
Vulnerable people can go to or be looked after by a friend or neighbour or an emergency centre can be used.
Designate a supervisor for each area, consider shift organisation.
First Aid Box in the Emergency Box in the Community Centre behind the door of the Committee Room
Check location of fire extinguishers.
Treat everyone as an individual.
Assisting others, tidying up, fire watch.
Work with communications section.
Do not have people queuing. (People not admin).
|Set up communications centre
Set up information desk for:
Log incidents in an Incidents Log
Set up computer, printer and telephone system if possible
Use Village Website to keep the village informed and up-to-date.
Use Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinators to keep the village informed and up-to-date.
Consider using runners to communicate with people elsewhere.
Contact Radio stations with advice
|In Community Centre use the committee room.
Paper and Clip Boards are in the Emergency Box behind the Committee Room door in the Community Centre.
Use Neighbourhood Watch list to assist this. See paper plan and NHW part of web-site.
If telephones are not working the co-ordinators can knock on doors.
See paper plan
|Keep in regular contact with the communications coordinator
Be a main contact point for people helping at the incident and for street coordinators.
Assist volunteers to obtain any equipment they need
Keep a watchful eye for health and safety issues
Are road diversions needed e.g. using Sharpes Lane or Westley Lane?
|Use runners/drivers if necessary.
See paper plan for list of Neighbourhood Watch street coordinators.
Liaise with Resource Coordinator at Emergency Centre.
Keep sightseers well away. (You could use some of them to do this!). Watch for debris and other dangers. Try to encourage volunteers to work in teams rather than on their own – with one member watching for safety issues.
Fluorescent jackets and torches are in the Emergency Box behind the Committee Room door in the Community Centre.
Borrow red triangles from villagers’ cars.