Report into using silent fireworks in Edinburgh to go ahead
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Proposal to council which was agreed on Thursday
1) Recognises that the fireworks set off regularly in the city add excitement, colour and gaiety to celebrations in Edinburgh but that there is an impact from these regular fireworks on the residents living close to the launch sites and that there are concerns that the increasing scale of such may be having adverse impacts and
2) Calls for a report in two months to investigate:
a. What impact the noise of the bangs has on the health and wellbeing of people and animals;
b. What damage may be caused to property from the vibrations from the large pyrotechnic displays;
c. What other options are available for keeping the spectacle but reducing the impact such as silent fireworks.
READ the Times Article
This is a huge step forward and if they get enough support for change it may happen..but if no one bothers why should they?