Ban fireworks for public uses

2 weeks ago (1:03 PM)
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I agree. It is really dangerous its even been aimed at police by teenagers. It will cause more harm than good.


What is the point of fireworks except to be a bloomin' nuisance and cause fear to not only animals but also those who may have come back from war zones with PTSD. Considering all the games and exercises that have been banned under Health & Safety isn't about time fireworks went the same way. Lets be honest we are 'celebrating' a group of terrorist who tried to blow up parliament.


It is no longer just one day for fireworks, either. Apart from random buying by mischievous kids, there are fireworks at Hallowe'en, Bonfire Night, Divali ...fireworks sometimes detonated on the day, or on the weekend nearest. Home and public displays are ever larger. Doesn't anyone involved think of domestic animals or wildlife having explosions set off nearby? I Imagine if it was us suffering unexpected and prolonged explosions near our homes.

On New Year's eve the capitals of the first world vie with each other as to who can have the
finest display. The shocking waste of money, the smoke contributing to bad air, the noise for animals...
all these should be considered by the authorities.


Since the law changed on fireworks a few years ago more and more cheap bangers have been imported. I would like a ban on those because the noise is awful. I think most people don't know the law on fireworks, a public information campaign would be a good idea.


With the recent attacks in Manchester & London surely NOW is the time to consider banning all fireworks. I doubt anyone can imagine the trauma those that experienced the Manchester bombing will go through leading up to 5th November especially when the really loud ones are so easily available and the idiots and thugs that buy them will delight in adding to peoples' fears by letting them off close to housing estates or shopping centres.