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Environmental Health Issues at Public Events Mike Harrison & Rod MacKenzie, East Lindsey District Council.

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1 Environmental Health Issues at Public Events Mike Harrison & Rod MacKenzie, East Lindsey District Council

2 Contents Background to East Lindsey Events in East Lindsey Environmental Health at Events in East Lindsey

3 What makes East Lindsey Special? Size Geography Tourism

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5 Size of the District It has an area of 680 sq miles, making it the fifth largest district in England Population 141,600 Population density 210/square mile (324 th out of 354) Summer population at times more than doubles No motorways Less than half a mile of dual carriageway

6 Geography The Wolds – AONB Vibrant Market Towns The coast

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13 Tourism 26,000 caravans 300 caravan sites 400 hotels/guesthouses Seasonal increased demand

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16 Events in East Lindsey Over 100 events per year Corporate External

17 Corporate events Illuminations

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21 Corporate events SO East Lindsey Live

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32 Planning for events Link to JEMS and earlier presentation LESP ELESAG last 5 years or so Detailed procedure where know in advance who coming

33 Revesby Country Fair 20,000 visitors Traction engines, clay pigeon shooting, equestrian eventing, sheep dog trials, archery, food stalls and a fun fair Competence of the Organiser

34 Fantasy island New ownership History of raves Biggest outdoor market in Europe Girls Aloud / Status Quo concert Lack of event management / experience

35 public safety was not at risk from crowd crushing…

36 Alchemy Festival 3,000 people all camping Inherently non-compliant demographic? Marijuana flavour ice cream Noise subject to Licensing controls

37 Some extreme festival activities…

38 AMCA beach racing International professional motocross event on Skegness beach Environment Agency Licences needed for beach ‘sculpting’ Temporary paddock (on the beach and in car parks) Segregation of spectators from vehicle movement

39 AMCA Beach Racing Integration of the event into existing infrastructure Note the race track goes under the pier Tidal knowledge very important

40 Quad racing on private beach How not to do it! Documentation very late Ramblers rights Spectator parking Emergency vehicle access licensable activities

41 Mablethorpe Sand Racing

42 RAF Benevolent Fund Air Show East Kirkby Lancaster bomber Flying display

43 Cadwell Park British Super Bikes Own safety advisory group Ambucopter issues Fatalities


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