Picnics with police in Amber Valley

Picnics with police will be held across Amber Valley this summer when games for youngsters, refreshments and crime prevention advice will be on offer.

The events take place between noon and 2pm on Thursday, August 1, at Aldercar Recreation Ground; Monday, August 5, at Shipley Country Park; Friday, August 9 at Dobholes Lane park, Smalley; Friday, August 16 at Queen Street Recreation Ground, Langley Mill and on Thursday, August 29 at Charles Hill Recreation Area, Loscoe. PC Sarah Allcock said: “We wanted to offer something a little bit different to a normal police surgery, and to appeal to families.”