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Public urged to remain vigilant after Manchester attack

As part of the ongoing investigations into the terrorist incident in Manchester on Monday night, the Prime Minister has announced that the independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) have raised the UK threat level from ‘severe’ to ‘critical’.  As a result of this decision Operation Temperer will now be activated, alongside other established and tested plans, meaning that military personnel may now be deployed onto the streets under police command and control. 

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Helpful numbers

  • In an emergency: 999
  • Non-urgent number: 101
  • Anti-Terrorist Hotline: 0800 789321

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Firearms

This section contains advice to help you understand the requirements for the  granting and renewal of shotgun and firearms certificates.


We aim to ensure that the law and guidance are implemented; to provide public safety and to support the use of legally owned firearms. To achieve this aim, all applicants will be subject to a vetting process to ensure that they are suitable to possess firearms, shotguns or explosives. Every effort will be made to provide an effective and efficient service to all certificate holders.


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