flowersFollow these tips for a safe and happy summer.

  • Enjoy the summer sun but don’t overdo it, especially if you’re mixing it with alcohol.
  • Don’t drink and drive – if you start drinking in the afternoon or stay up late socialising, you could still be over the limit either later in the day or the next morning.
  • Consider others when socialising outdoors.
  • Don’t leave dogs in hot parked cars.

Summer holiday time…..  

    • Encourage youngsters to get involved in out-of-school activities.
    • Make youngsters aware of basic road safety rules.
    • Non-parents – be tolerant of harmless play.
    • Be a good neighbour by offering to draw curtains, take in parcels etc when others are away on holiday.
    • Remember to lock all doors and windows before leaving your home.
    • Drivers should be aware of more children playing outdoors.
    • Remember to lock all sheds and out buildings.
    • Securely store garden furniture, bikes etc when you’re finished with them.
    • When in the back garden make sure the front of your house is secure.
  • Don’t advertise your impending holiday on Facebook or Twitterphoto with alan shimmin