Northamptonshire Police say they are increasing patrols and staff in custody suites over the weekend so people can celebrate safely.
Here are their tips for a safe weekend
Plan ahead how you are getting home
Stick with friends
Avoid walking home alone at night
Stick to main routes and busy areas
Always let someone know where you are going, how they can contact you and when you are likely to be back
Don’t draw attention to your valuables or leave them on show
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