MALDON District Council and Essex Police are hosting a free safety information day this month.

The event will be held at the Sports Field, Promenade Park, on Thursday July 26 from 10am to 3pm.

The event is open to all members of the community, providing advice and information around crime prevention, fire safety, personal safety, health and wellbeing and much more.

There will be a range of freebies and goody bags on offer and a chance to engage with services that work to better the district of Maldon.

Bob Boyce, chairman of community services, said: “This free event is an ideal opportunity for residents to benefit from the information readily available from all the services that help to make our district a safe place to live, work and enjoy.”

Agencies attending include Essex Police, Essex Fire and Rescue, Safer Roads Partnership, Essex Watch, Community Safety, Neighbourhood Watch, Victim Support, British Red Cross, Emergency Planning and many more.

Call 01621 854477 for more information.