Useful links and contacts

Events team

Culture and Community Learning

Borough of Poole
Upton Country Park
BH17 7BJ

01202 261306

Borough of Poole out of hours control room

0800 506050

Environmental services

01202 261700


01202 262537

Growth and infrastructure

01202 262000

Arts development unit

01202 633972

Community development team (can provide help for community groups with the event paperwork)

01202 633045

Emergency services

Dorset Police

01202 222222

Dorset and Wilts Fire & Rescue

01305 252600

Counter terrorism

National Counter Terrorism Security Office

External organisations 

The risks that can arise when raw and ready to eat foods are handled on the same stall. Attention must be paid to E.coli 0157 guidance.

Dorset market traders and mobile food vendors/caterers guidance

St John Ambulance

01305 751154 or 01305 751169

Poole Harbour Commissioners

01202 440200

Health & Safety Executive

ADIPS Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme

PIPA Inflatable Play Inspection Scheme

HSE guidance for inflatables

Showmen’s Guild

Events sites catering concessionaires

Visit to find details for the catering operator at that site.

Reference material

Useful reference materials for organising an event:

Page last updated: 16 December 2019
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