Where you can get the latest information if there's an emergency.

What is an emergency

An emergency can include:

Where to find information

The safest thing to do in a major emergency or severe weather is to follow instructions from the emergency services.

You can get information from local radio, TV and the internet.

Local radio

TV

Internet

We'll post information on our homepage, in our newsroom Go to https://news.bristol.gov.uk/ (opens new window), and on Twitter Go to https://twitter.com/BristolCouncil (opens new window).

Information will also be available from BBC Bristol Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/england/bristol (opens new window) and Avon and Somerset Police Go to https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/newsroom/ (opens new window).

Severe weather

You can find weather warnings on:

To find out if a school is closed, see our schools closures page.

Find out if your bins and recycling collection has been affected.

See roads and pavements in severe winter weather for information about gritting and snow clearance.

Travel

Severe weather travel updates are available from Travel West Go to https://travelwest.info/ (opens new window) and Travel West on Twitter Go to https://twitter.com/travelwestEng (opens new window). This covers buses, park and ride, trains and the roads.

Buses and trains
Bus and train service updates are also available from:

Roads
Information about traffic delays is available from Traffic England Go to http://www.trafficengland.com/ (opens new window).

Community transport
Contact your provider for service updates: