Quiet night for Norfolk police on Bank Holiday weekend rave alert

Picture of aftermath of illegal rave near North Walsham in summer 2013. Pic Submittted. Picture of aftermath of illegal rave near North Walsham in summer 2013. Pic Submittted.

Sunday, May 4, 2014
11:14 AM

Police who were on alert for illegal Bank Holiday weekend raves reported a quiet night yesterday.

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In a tweet, officers said there were “no reported raves” or unauthorised music events last night.

They were called to a private party in Northwold, but said it was “in order”.

On Thursday, officers vowed to take a tough stance on ravers over the Bank Holiday weekend, warning about the lack of safety precautions at such events.

Illegal raves have been a common problem in our region. Here are some of our most recent stories:

May 1 - Police vow to take tough stance on ravers over Bank Holiday weekend

April 28 - Four arrested as police swoop on Panxworth rave

January 14 - Man arrested after illegal rave broken up in Hockwold

November 20 - Police in warning to Norfolk people about illegal rave

November 17 - “They were like rats climbing over the gates trying to get into the place. There were hundreds of them”

October 6 - Officers deal with illegal rave in Thetford Forest

July 23 - Thetford Forest raver remains in a critical condition

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