Members of the public should always remain alert to the danger of terrorism and report any suspicious activity to the police on 999 or the anti-terrorist hotline 0800 789 3211.

The UK faces a real threat from terrorism and crowded places remain an attractive target. 

MI5 display the current threat level on their website.

There is general guidance as well as guides for specific sectors. 

Legal information

Please note that the information above is not legal advice. Legislation and procedures may change over time and the advice given is based on the information available at the current time. It is not necessarily comprehensive and will be subject to revision in the event of further government guidance and regulations. This advice is not intended to be a definitive guide to or substitute for the relevant law.

The council is happy to provide information but cannot give advice on individual applications, seek legal and professional advice.

For more information contact Licensing Unit by telephone: 01634 306 000 or by emailing

Write to: Licensing Unit, Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR