Please follow & like us


Businesses Offered Session on Terrorism Training

Sefton Council is offering local businesses the opportunity to make sure that they are aware of what to do in case of an emergency.

Project Griffin is a National Counter Terrorism Office initiative aimed specifically at businesses to raise awareness of what to do if there is a threat of terrorism.

Taking place at The Atkinson, on Lord Street, Southport on Wednesday 6 September between 1 and 3.30 pm, guests will hear the latest advice from trained police advisors.

Merseyside Counter Terrorism Security Advisers will deliver the session, alongside representatives of Sefton Council’s emergency planning team.

The training will include recognising and reporting suspicious behaviours, dealing with suspect packages and how to react in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack. 

Applicants must book their place before the event by providing their name, organisation, contact details and names of other attendees to

The event is completely free of charge for businesses and multiple attendees from each organisation are permitted to attend. The session will start 1.30pm promptly with registration from 1pm.