Halloween – buy your pumpkins at the Village Shop!

Pumpkins in a range of sizes now available at the Village Shop. See next page for police advice in respect of Halloween and Bonfire Night.

Staying safe on Halloween and Bonfire Night

 With Halloween and Bonfire Night approaching, Northamptonshire Police will be launching an operation to ensure people in the county can enjoy both evenings safely and within the law.

There will be increased patrols in identified ‘hot spot’ areas and officers will be on hand to tackle any issues that arise and offer reassurance.

Be spooky but safe if you’re out ‘trick or treating’

 Don’t knock on doors with a ‘No trick or treat sign’

Children should be accompanied by an adult

Plan your route – only go to places where you know the residents

Keep visible – stay in areas that are well lit and take a torch

Don’t go inside any house

Be careful not to frighten vulnerable people

Be a bright spark – remember, remember, on the 5th November

You must be over 18 to buy fireworks

It is illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to possess fireworks in a public place

It is an offence to throw or discharge a firework in a street or public place

If you let off fireworks between 11pm and 7am you will be breaking the law – except on Bonfire Night when this extends to midnight

Don’t forget your pets – keep them safe indoors


Keep in contact and keep informed

 To find out more about what your local Safer Community Teams are up to  visit www.northants.police.uk, call 03000 111 222, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 anonymously with information about crime. Always dial 999 in an emergency.



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