What fireworks and sparklers are illegal - all you need to know about Bonfire Night 2017
Bonfire Night is fast approaching but lots of people don’t know the rules on when or where to buy fireworks - as well as the law on what you’re allowed to take home.
Some fireworks are okay for anyone over-18 to purchase, but the more heavy-duty stuff can only be bought by professionals.
Because fireworks are basically just pretty explosives, the UK Government felt it was sensible to govern their use and sale with a number of laws.
These laws include the Fireworks Regulations 2004, the Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2015, and British Standards.
Here’s everything you need to know... read more
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