Ravers are warned to keep away from Rivington this weekend

Ravers have been told by police to keep away from the Chorley countryside this weekend.

Saturday, 29th May 2021, 10:35 am
Updated Saturday, 29th May 2021, 10:38 am
Police on patrol at Rivington

Chorley Police used their Facebook page to issue the warning.

They said: "This evening and over the weekend you will see an increased presence from Police and Partner agencies in the Rivington area.

"This is due to information we have received about a possible rave over the weekend in that area.

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"The last time a rave occurred in the area it resulted in a number of Covid Tickets being issued and the sound equipment was seized.

"Remember there are offences of gathering and proceeding to a gathering under the Criminal Justice and Public order act.

"With the help of United Utilities, Rivington Heritage Trust and North West 4x4 Response we have eyes everywhere."