Halloween safety

Halloween is a time for dressing up and having spooky fun, but for some people in our community, the annual 'trick or treat' can be a time of worry and dread.

Posted on 23 October 2018

We are supporting Derbyshire Police, who have produced a poster that residents can display near their front door to deter unwanted Halloween callers. The "Sorry, No Trick or Treat" poster also includes advice about what to do with any unexpected callers.

If you are planning to go trick or treating, have fun and follow our simple advice on staying safe at Halloween:

  • be considerate and respect the "Sorry, No Trick or Treat" poster
  • don’t go trick or treating alone - take an adult with you
  • remember road safety and wear bright clothing while trick or treating
  • keep Halloween tricks safe and don’t cause damage to people's homes or property

If you are concerned about anti-social behaviour around Halloween and Bonfire night, you can find more information on our anti-social behaviour page.

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