Here are some Halloween Safety Tips to help young trick or treaters stay safe.
- Stay in well-lit areas and consider carrying a torch
- Don’t frighten elderly people or younger children
- Don’t enter a house unless you know the person. Young children should always be with an adult. Older children should ensure they are with friends.
- If a sign says “no trick or treat”, respect that person’s wishes and move on.
- Be visible, it will be dark and it’s important that passing traffic can see you.
- If you have a mobile phone make sure you look after it so that parents/guardian can keep in touch.
- Tell your parents or guardian where you are going and what time you will be back.
- If you are given money keep it hidden away in a wallet or clothing.
- Remember that it might be raining so wear appropriate clothing that keeps you dry but still lets you show off your costume.
For older residents, if you would prefer to not have trick or treaters coming to your door, you can download our Happy Halloween No Tricks No Treats poster here. If you are out trick or treating and see a poster asking you not to call please respect it and everyone will have a great night.
We hope you all have a ghoulish night and stay safe.