Media enquiries

Contact our media teams if you’re a journalist with a media enquiry or interview request.


Nationwide and specialist media

newsdesk@defra.gov.uk

National and specialist media 0330 041 6560

For urgent national media enquiries out of hours, call the duty press officer on 0345 051 8486.

Local media enquiries

East

communications_east@environment-agency.gov.uk

East Anglia (covering Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire) 0800 917 9250 (general media enquiries)

Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire 0800 917 9265 (general media enquiries)

Midlands

communications_midlands@environment-agency.gov.uk

Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Birmingham and the Black Country 0800 917 9267 (general media enquiries)

Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire 0800 917 9258 (general media enquiries)

Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire 0800 917 9264 (general media enquiries)

North east

ynemedia@environment-agency.gov.uk

Northumberland, Durham and Teesside 0800 917 9251 (general media enquiries)

Yorkshire 0800 917 9243 (general media enquiries)

North west

Cumbria and Lancashire

clcommunications@environment-agency.gov.uk

General media enquiries 0800 917 9252

Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire

communications.GMMC@environment-agency.gov.uk

General media enquiries 0800 917 9270

London and the south east counties

communications_se@environment-agency.gov.uk

London and the south east counties 0800 141 2743 (general media enquiries). For Essex, please see East.

South west - Wessex

communications_wessex@environment-agency.gov.uk

General media enquiries (covering Avon, Dorset, Somerset, the Unitary Authorities of Bristol, Bournemouth and Poole, most of Wiltshire, and parts of Hampshire and Gloucestershire) 0800 917 9271

South west - Devon and Cornwall

communications_dc@environment-agency.gov.uk

General media enquiries 0800 917 9266