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Call for silent firework displays and urban ban

Petition on fireworks restrictions to go before Tynwald

A petition calling for further restrictions on firework displays will be discussed at this month's Tynwald sitting.

It calls for a ban in urban areas and for silent displays only elsewhere.

David Cretney MLC is bringing the matter before Island politicians:

One of the organisations to sign the petition, which was started by Judith Corrin a couple of months ago, is the ManxSPCA.

General Manager Juana Warburton says the noise of fireworks can be very upsetting for many animals and pets:

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