Halloween and Bonfire Safety
With celebrations for Halloween and Bonfire Night fast approaching, North Wales Police and partners are once again joining forces to ask people to ‘Be a Nice Guy’ with the annual BANG campaign.
Why not visit an organised bonfire or one of the many spectacular firework displays.
Planning a fireworks display?
Follow our advice for a safe and successful event. A licence or registration is required to store explosives including fireworks kept for the purpose of sale.
- It is an offence for under 18’s to possess a Category 2 or 3 firework in a public place (allowed indoor fireworks and sparklers).
- It is an offence to supply persons under 18 with fireworks. Caps, cracker snaps, novelty matches, and party poppers may be supplied to persons 16 and above and can be possessed in public.
- Fireworks may not be used during the night hours of 11pm to 7am. However on designated fireworks nights the restrictions are as follows: November 5 – curfew operates between 12 midnight and 7am the following day.
- Remember that throwing eggs and flour at property is classed as criminal damage - and the police will deal with all incidents of anti-social behaviour accordingly.
- Bonfires – building of, safety and the law (new window)