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Police urge revelers to behave at new music festivals this weekend



POLICE urges revelers to behave at two new music festivals this weekend.

Officers beg people to have fun but act responsibly as the Eastern Electrics and Maiden Voyage festivals debut at the Lee Valley Showground, Waltham Abbey.

Up to 15,000 people are expected at Eastern Electrics on Saturday August 28, and another 15,000 are expected at Maiden Voyage on Sunday August 29.

Event organizer Columbo Star is responsible for on-site safety and security during festivals.

They worked closely with Epping Forest District Council, Essex Police, Hertfordshire Police, Essex County Fire and Rescue Services and the UK Ambulance Service. ‘East of England to ensure the safety of the event.

Essex Police and Hertfordshire Police also have plans in place to respond to any incidents that may require police intervention and there will be officers close to the fair grounds.

Superintendent Craig Saunders said, “We have worked with partners to be confident that Columbo Star has a strong safety plan in place to ensure the highest standards of public safety.

“As with any large event, we also have a policing plan in place to ensure that troublemakers don’t ruin the event for the majority of people in attendance or disrupt the local community.

“We want festival-goers to have fun, look out for each other and be safe.

“But anyone who intends to commit a crime or disorder will be severely punished.”



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