Happy New Year everyone, may 2019 be a good year for you all in every way - and with plenty of birdies :) XX Hazy
Happy New Year to everyone
I think we can blame the millennium for the scourge of fireworks over the New Year, where it became a world-wide event to ring in, no, make that bring in with a bang, the new millennium.
From what I understand, the law basically stands that no fireworks after 01:00 on New Years Day, though there may be local council variations with times earlier than that.
The following was taken from: https://www.gov.uk/fireworks-the-law
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Fireworks: the law
You can’t buy ‘adult’ fireworks if you’re under 18, and it’s against the law for anyone to set off fireworks between 11pm and 7am, except on certain occasions.
Adult fireworks are category 2 and 3 fireworks - they don’t include things like party poppers.
Category 4 fireworks can only be used by professionals.
The law says you must not set off or throw fireworks (including sparklers) in the street or other public places.
You must not set off fireworks between 11pm and 7am, except for:
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Our local council has a deadline of 23:00 on New Years Eve, with no dispensations for special days!
A belated Happy New Year from me and Percy. Good health and good birding.
Happy New Year to everybody! New Year's Resolution: Contribute more to the Community (and see a couple of hundred bird species). ;-)
A Very Happy New Year to all RSPB forumates and staff and volunteers, here's to a happy, healthy and brilliant birding year.
Most of these fireworks are being let off by members of the public in an open public space near to my house. I didn't think that was allowed. Maybe I'm mistaken. The green was littered with burned out mortars and rockets this morning. Everything seems to have to start and end with an almighty boom. What happened to visual effects?
MC glad everyone survived the barrage of New Year I cannot understand why most displays have so many explosions in them. Just to be my usual miserable self I never got the idea behind fireworks to celebrate things even as a kid.
That's about the same for Mrs PR and myself, all partied out...
Lovely photo Alan and HNY.
Sadly it was overcast and dull here, hopefully not a sign of the year ahead...
Happy New Year to all
My tipple last night was a wee dram of Dalwhinnie single malt Cheers all
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