a box of the The caller dialled 999
and was put through to East Midlands Ambulance Service.
The female operator tried to explain 999
was for emergencies only, but the man then asked whether he should "ring 999
Traditionally Christmas and New Year are among the busiest times of year for the police and we are simply asking people to use the 999
system wisely to help ensure a legitimate emergency are prioritised over the festive period.
People are currently using the 999
service to get emergency services from police.
Rescuers say this lost vital time and are now urging people to ring 999
directly if they are in trouble along the coast.
SU-DOKU 5 NUMBER CLUES 0901 736 7686 (70p/call) ROI 1515 999
076 ([euro]1/call) SU-DOKU FULL SOLUTIONS 0900 586 4621 (60p/min) ROI 1550 999
A police official said that the volume of non-emergency calls to 999
has reduced, and the public has begun to interact with police directly on non-emergency requests and queries.
Luke Best dialled 999
on December 8 after his mum Michelle began fighting for breath at their home in Briardene Court, Bishopsgarth, Stockton.
December 26 (Saturday), 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Baclaran, Cebu - Park Mall, 168 Mall, 999
Shopping Mall, Greenhills Shopping Center, Bicutan - East Service Road, Festival Mall Level 2, and Greenhills Promenade
The recording of her call to the emergency services is now being used in a film, created by Grey London, for a campaign to teach children to call 999
I agree people should be more sensible, however, did you know that the only way to report a minor 'accident' is to dial 999
- even if it only involves a scratch to the car?
To free up the heavily congested line, police are reminding the public to refrain from calling 999
except in emergencies to ensure that callers who need immediate assistance are not kept waiting.