PEOPLE will have a safe place to go if things get a little too 'festive' in Falkirk over Christmas and New Year.
But police warn the new 'Safe Base' initiative is not to be seen as a taxi service for drunk partygoers.
From this Friday until early January, a Safe Base will be located at Park Street to offer advice, support and treatment for people unable to get home after a night out or are distressed, lost or suffering from a minor injury.
The Safe Base will be staffed by Falkirk Council's community education team, the British Red Cross and a Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic, Signpost Recovery and street pastors.
Sergeant Derek Simpson, Falkirk licensing officer, said: "We are just one of the partners involved in the Safe Base and see it as a great facility for Falkirk town centre over the festive period.
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