Have A Safe Christmas

Tips from Midlands' local authorities and support services on having a safe and happy Christmas.

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Increased police presence in region over weekend

Police officers on the beat Credit: PA

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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