This page contains information about the safety advisory group.
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If you’re planning a public event, complete and return a notification form:
North East Ambulance Service Guidance
Safety advisory group representatives consider event proposals and may help assess the risks to the general public. The group includes representatives from the police, fire, ambulance and local authority, among others.
Even if you’re an experienced organiser of public events, you cannot take anything for granted. If you are in any doubt about your legal responsibilities or potential liabilities, you should seek your own legal advice. The final responsibility will be with the event organiser.
Typical examples of events would include:
The government has produced a leaflet about organising street parties or fêtes. Copies of the leaflet can be downloaded below.
The safety advisory group is not responsible for giving permission to use council land or granting licenses for events.
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