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If you are planning an event you need to let us know about it. We have a dedicated Events and Planning team who can work with you to ensure the safety and security of those attending and everyone affected by the event.

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Your situation
Why do the police need to know about events?
You are involved in the planning of an event and are wondering why the police need to know about it
What events do police need to know about?
You want to know what type of events police need to know about
What do the police need to know and who should I tell?
You want to know what details the police will ask you for about your event and who you need to tell
How much notice do I need to give?
You want to know how far in advance you need to notify police before an event takes place
Concerns
Can the police close roads for an event?
You want to know if police can organise road closures or diversions for an event
Can the police ban protests?
You want to know if the police have any powers to stop a protest taking place
Can the police ban marches?
You want to know if the police have any powers to stop a march taking place
I need further information
You still have questions or want further advice