Once again the town will be full of entertainment and festive magic at the Leigh Lights event on Friday 24th November 2017.
Activities in town will begin at 5.00pm with the Yuletide Parade starting at Kings Road at 6.30pm, travelling along Leigh Road, Broadway and Broadway West.
Crowds will be entertained in abundance throughout the evening with music, food stalls, a fun fair, Santa's Grotto and more. Leigh Shops and businesses will be involved too!
Leigh Community Centre will be holding their own activities during the day - more information to follow.
Look out for further announcements and new additions!
GUIDANCE FOR TRADERS : STALLS OUTSIDE YOUR PREMISES...
INFORMATION COURTESY OF
SOUTHEND POLICE AND SBC ENVIRONMENTAL
- If you are serving food outside your establishment,
Environmental Health have advised they will be carrying out
inspections. They will expect to
see both hot and cold handwashing facilities and the correct standard of
DEEP FAT FRYERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BE
USED OUTSIDE PREMISES AND GAS BBQs MUST HAVE LPG CERTIFICATION – PLEASE CONTACT
ME IF NEED ADVICE
PLEASE THINK HEALTH & SAFETY FOR BOTH
YOUR STAFF AND THE PUBLIC AND HAVE A RISK ASSESSMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION
- Leigh Police have advised that their Licensing
Officer will be patrolling that evening with regarding to alcohol
consumption and unauthorised music i.e. we have not been notified (including speakers outside
establishments for example). Only licensed
premises are permitted to sell alcohol from within their premises. Unlicensed premises are permitted to
give out mulled wine etc. but only in line with licensing laws. Should you have any queries regarding
this, please contact me.
- Please bear in mind if you are on the Parade
route that anything you do MUST NOT impede the highway where the parade
will pass and all traders (whether on route or not) MUST NOT block
significant sections of the pavement.
If on the night anything is considered a hazard by the police,
event security or council official, you will be asked to close it down.
- If you decide not to open but allow an external
trader to use your shop front space, then I MUST be notified and copies of
the traders PLI and any food hygiene rating sent to me. If this is not done and someone is
trading then we will assume they are there illegally and will be moved on.
- Traders are to be responsible for the disposal of any rubbish they
create and to assist in clearing litter caused from the extra trading at
your premises and immediate surrounding area.