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Warning to stay safe in the heatwave

By Uttoxeter Post and Times  |  Posted: July 26, 2014

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RESIDENTS are being urged to take a few simple precautions to stay safe in the heat.

Derbyshire County Council has warned people to be careful after the Met Office predicted the current heatwave could last a few more days.

Dave Allen, cabinet member for health and communities, said: "During hot spells vulnerable groups feel the effects of heat more than others and it's long been recognised death rates rise in the early stages of heatwaves." More information is available at www.gov.uk/government/news/heatwave-on-the-way

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