It is recognised that whilst public events can enhance community life in Surrey Heath, there is a potential risk to public safety and adverse environmental effects posed by the numbers of people attending such events. In recognition of this Surrey Heath Borough Council (SHBC) has an established Safety Advisory Group (SAG) to ensure that these public events can take place safely and successfully.
The SAG will provide advice and guidance to event planners and organisers in staging their events, and help them understand their individual responsibilities and those of other agencies involved.
Core membership of the SAG includes:
- Surrey Heath Borough Council
- Surrey Police
- Surrey Fire Service
- South East Coast Ambulance Service
- Surrey County Council Highways
Larger events, events of an unusual nature or events that are new to Surrey Heath will benefit from meeting with the Safety Advisory Group.