Triple 7 SMS Test

Q: I have received an SMS text message from sender “UlverstonRG”. Is it genuine?
A: If you have joined the Ulverston News mailing list, there is an option to register your mobile phone number to receive alerts of major incidents or emergencies. Any SMS that we send to you will come from the sender “UlverstonRG”. We will only send you an SMS if we consider that it is genuinely urgent, and not between 10pm and 7am unless absolutely essential and unavoidable.

Q. What is the Triple 7 SMS Test?
A. We will send you an annual SMS test message at 7pm on the 7th of July, the “Triple 7 SMS Test”. This enables us to test our bulk texting system, and provides re-assurance that the service will work as expected if needed urgently for a real incident. Please DO NOT reply to the message.