Halloween Fright Night in Welwyn Garden City for teens

A FRIGHT night event in Times Territory will take place on Halloween in a bid to keep teens off the streets. October 31 is a notoriously difficult night for police as boisterous fun can often lead to anti-social behaviour. So in a radical new move, the

A FRIGHT night event in Times Territory will take place on Halloween in a bid to keep teens off the streets.

October 31 is a notoriously difficult night for police as boisterous fun can often lead to anti-social behaviour.

So in a radical new move, the WGC community team has decided to take some positive action.

Pc Alex Kettle and Pcso Amanda Bridgeman are organising the extravaganza at King George V playing fields, WGC, which will include live music, fire eaters, dance performances from the area's schoolchildren and a funfair, including a ghost train.


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And they are hoping this will be a family event, with rides for younger children, candy floss and a best fancy dress competition too.

Pc Kettle, pictured, told the WHT: "This is a chance for people to celebrate Halloween in a positive way.

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"This is a nice fun event for all the family."

He added: "Normally it's the naughty kids that get to go away [to a theme park] but we thought that's not really fair.

"This is a community event."

The event has received funding from Welwyn Hatfield borough councillors, John Lewis and the police.

Fright night will take place on Saturday, October 31, from 5pm to 10pm.

The event is free to attend.

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