07:54AM, Wednesday 16 October 2013
Every young person wants to have a good time when they go out at night. But how many know how to make sure they have a safe time?
A special event held at East Berkshire college's Windsor campus in St Leonard's Road on Monday focussed on this problem. Students who came along were asked to fill in a questionnaire, offering a variety of choices they could make in potentially dangeous situations.
Community safety manager Brian Martin revealed that a worryingly large number of them got it wrong. He said: "The questions ranged from what to do in a situation where you feel something is wrong, to the safest ways to get home and what sort of person would be most likely to attract a mugger."
Advisors from Brian's team and a community warden were among the people there to give safety advice to young people who came along. The event was organised as part of National Personal Safety Day.
Liquid Leisure Windsor has issued a statement following the death of an 11-year-old girl at the water park on Saturday afternoon.