Lost Children / Parents - Lost Property -
The large numbers of people attending
the event, together with the fact that some areas become very congested means
that if you loose touch with friends or family, it may prove very difficult to relocate
them in the main body of crowds attending, especially at the busiest points near
to the hill.
It is important therefore, when visiting
the Cheese-Rolling at Cooper's Hill that competitors and spectators should
consider. in advance, the possibility of loosing touch with friends, parents and
children. This is particularly important if you are unfamiliar with the
geography of the immediate area of Cooper's Hill.
Lost Children (Under
12 Years Old)
For their safety and protection, lost children should be brought to the commentary
point in the press compound.
Once identified, PA announcements will be made to alert parents or guardians to
come to the commentary point.
PA Coverage is extremely limited covering at best, only the main competition
area and the lower slopes, there is no coverage on the lane, car park or
surrounding areas. For this reason Parents or Guardians may not hear the
It may, depending on circumstances, on the day, be decided to transfer a child
to the care of St John Ambulance at the First Aid Point.
Parents who have lost
children (Under 12 Years Old).
You should make yourselves aware of the position of the commentary position (In
the press Compound).
Do not immediately leave your position (Where you last saw your child), as they
may know your position and return.
If your child is really lost, contact the Commentary position (NOT the First
Items of property should be brought to the commentary position, where
they can be identified and collected by the owners.
Uncollected items (Including valuable items), will be advertised as found when
the web site is updated, you can then contact the email address with your
contact details and identification of the item you are claiming.
Meeting Points -
Adults and older children.
As the main event site and immediate area is so crowded, it is suggested
that you pre-arrange a meeting point a little away from the crowds, to make
finding each other easier. Best locations may be the top entrance to the main
car park, just down the lane a little from the event, or possibly the field
where the burger bar is located.
The Car Park Top Entrance (Cross
The Burger & Coffee Bar.
Missing people who
cannot be contacted by the above means.
If people cannot be located by the above means, it is (remotely) possible that
they have been injured and taken to hospital. This may occur if there are
injuries requiring hospitalisation. Please contact the Commentary point after
the event has finished for information.