Public services and emergency assistance
Is available through ‘Ulstein Legesenter’ with its seven medical doctors staff. The nearest hospitals are Volda and Ålesund, which in cases of emergency are serviced by a helicopter from Ålesund. In case of a medical emergency call 113
Ulstein and Hareid have a common police force operating from offices close to the speedboat terminal at Hareid with an office in Ulsteinvik open Mondays and Wednesdays between 10 AM - 1 PM. In case of an emergency requiring police assistance call 112.
The local fire brigade has a fire truck and other fire fighting equipment at their disposal. In case of fire call 110.
Official policy on alcohol
As may be well known this policy is restrictive with respect to the sale of alcoholic beverages. Consequently all sales of strong beers, wine and liquors are handled through ‘Vinmonopolet’ – which have one sales outlet in Blåhuset. Beer, except strong beer is available through the public sales outlet “Ulstein Ølutsalg” close by in “Sjøgata”.
The local tourist office is located in the center of Ulsteinvik. All year phone: +47 70017510, fax +47 70017511, email: email@example.com
If you would like to know about the town of Ålesund or the region of Sunnmøre, you can visit the official travel guide to Ålesund and Sunnmøre. www.visitalesund.com
Close to Høddvoll, the football stadium lies the Secondary School - Ulstein Vidaregåande Skule – UVS. Lines of study range from general to specific crafts and professions. Not far from UVS you find “Sunnmøre Folkehøgskule” – College of Indepentent education, dedicated to personal development.
Ulstein kommune (Ulstein City Council)
Altogether around 600 people are employed with the majority being employed within primary schools and health care. Ulstein recently elected to take on ‘City’ status which by a recent change of law it can do on it own account. The rapid development of the city centre and the influx of citizens have confirmed the decision to citify as a good one. Despite being constrained by tight financial budgets Ulstein is working hard at developing its services to citizens as well as the visitor. For information or assistance at exploring Ulstein call 70 01 75 00 – and ask for the tourist office - or call the Tourist information direct at 70 01 75 10.