Published: 1 October 2015 at 10:59
Anglia Ruskin’s Chelmsford campus is officially recognised as a safe night out
Anglia Ruskin University’s Chelmsford campus has been included in the Purple Flag area for the city, making it the first university campus in the UK to officially be endorsed as a safe night out.
The Purple Flag Award is given by the Association of Town and City Management (ATCM) to cities and areas that can show they meet or exceed standards of excellence in managing the evening and night-time economy.
When renewing its existing Purple Flag status, Chelmsford City Council applied to extend the area to include the Anglia Ruskin campus and announced this week that their application was successful.
Professor David Humber, Provost of the Chelmsford campus, said: