Media enquiries

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

National and specialist media

For urgent national media enquiries out of hours, call the duty press officer on 0800 023 2522.

Local media 03708 506 506.

For urgent local media enquiries out of hours please contact your local area team:

Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire

Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire

Staffordshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands

Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire

West Thames

Covering Surrey and Thames Valley.

Cumbria and Lancashire

Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire


Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire

Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk


Wessex covers Avon, Dorset, Somerset, the Unitary Authorities of Bristol, Bournemouth and Poole, most of Wiltshire, and parts of Hampshire and Gloucestershire.

Devon and Cornwall

Kent and South London

Hertfordshire and North London

Solent and South Downs

Covering Hampshire, Sussex and Isle of Wight.

Northumberland, Durham and Tees

Covering Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Co. Durham and Teesside.