Things to consider when organising an event

Emergency services

You must consult with the emergency services before all large events.

It is your responsibility to tell the police, fire and ambulance services.

In most cases they will not need to be involved, but they must always be consulted.

You can contact them on these telephone numbers:

Northumbria Police
Millbank, Station Road, South Shields
101 (request Events Centre)

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue
John Reid Road, South Shields
0191 444 1827

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Bernicia House, Goldcrest Way, Newburn Riverside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 8NY
0191 430 2000