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Halloween is coming!

Be safe this Halloween

It is nearly that time of year again, when you hear the “Tap, tap, tap” from ghost and ghouls in search of a “Trick or Treat”.

Whilst we want you to have a good time, we also want you to remain safe. Halloween can often be a worrying and intimidating time for the elderly, vulnerable or those who live alone.

Adults should always accompany children when trick or treating. Young people should
never go trick or treating alone.

Do not knock on the doors of strangers – only go to people you know. Never go into a stranger’s house.

Always keep to well-lit areas. Wear bright clothing and always carry a torch.

Remember road safety.

Unless pre-arranged, do not visit elderly members of the community. Be careful not to frighten vulnerable people.

Keep your tricks within the law – anything that results in damage is an offence and will be dealt with as such.

Please do not knock on doors where there is a ‘No trick or treat sign’