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Chorley Police urge people to stay safe while doing popular walk this Easter weekend

Posted on - 1st April, 2021 - 8:30pm | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Preston News, South Ribble News
Rivington Pike Pic: Chorley Police
Easter weekend traditionally brings lots of visitors to Rivington Pike Pic: Chorley Police

Police are urging visitors to Rivington Pike to stay safe this weekend.

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Easter weekend, particularly Good Friday, traditionally brings people from far and wide to complete the walk to the Pike.

Police say they are expecting even more visitors this year due to the relaxation of Covid-19 rules.

Read more: Avenham Park Easter Egg rolling is cancelled for second year and goes virtual

A spokesperson for Chorley Police said: “Given the lifting of restrictions to the Rule of 6 we are expecting a high volume of people this year. We are just asking that people stay safe.

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“To help keep the public safe we are running a multi-agency operation, which includes Chorley Police, Greater Manchester Police, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, United Utilities, North West 4×4 response, Rivington Heritage Trust, St John’s Ambulance Chorley / Bolton Council and the many local businesses in the Rivington area.”

A missing from home and information post will be situated on the route up to the Pike between 9am and 5pm. Visitors can also expect to see a high presence of emergency services.


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Are you planning to complete the walk to the Pike? Let us know in the comments.

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