Serving the people of Roade

  • The next F&GP Meeting will be held on Tuesday 8th February at 7.15pm, venue TBC
  • The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday 13th December at 7pm in St Mary's Church Hall
  • The next Community Safety Committee Meeting will be held at 7pm on 7th December at the Parish Office

Halloween advice from Northamptonshire Police

Halloween advice from Northamptonshire Police

Northamptonshire police have asked us to share some Halloween advice with residents:

We want people to have fun, but we also want them to stay safe and respect those who may not want to join in the celebrations this Halloween.

Here are some tips to help ensure your evening does not turn into a nightmare:

  • All children should be accompanied by an adult when trick-or-treating
  • only go to the houses of people who you know, and who are happy for you to call round
  • never be tempted to go inside someone's house
  • don't call at houses that have 'no trick or treat' posters on show. There may be elderly or vulnerable people living at these addresses who do not feel comfortable speaking to strangers
  • keep to well-lit areas and don't take shortcuts through gardens or alleyways
  • wear bright clothing or reflective strips, and always carry a torch
  • if you're driving be aware of the increased foot traffic, drive slowly and be vigilant

Please remember Halloween is not an excuse for nuisance and intimidating behaviour. We are issuing a clear warning that anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated and action will be taken against criminal activity.

Report a concern

Please only dial 999 in a genuine emergency. Halloween is one of the busiest nights of the year so it's really important that you choose the correct way to report a concern to a police.

To report anti-social behaviour, or a crime which is no longer in action, you can call 101

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:32 by Parish Clerk

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