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BFA supports reporting of anti-social use of fireworks

As responsible importers and suppliers, BFA members do not condone the anti-social use of fireworks.  You can help us to stamp out this very small minority who are creating problems for the majority of responsible users.  Illegal imports, suppliers of banned items via social media and blatant misuse can be stopped.   It needs YOU […] Read More

BFA Supports RSPCA message

BFA supports the RSPCA advice to help animals feel safe, the below leaflet gives pet owners very useful advice on how best to keep your pet calm and safe. Fireworks frighten animals – Help them feel safe (PDF 608KB) Read More

Fireworks: Scottish government survey finds support for tougher controls

In response to Scottish government survey the BFA has the following comments; 1) A ban will lead to an increase in illegal behaviour. 2) Fireworks will still be available – just driven underground (and away from the current stringent checks/controls). 3) Use of fireworks will be more unpredictable (types and times). 4) Scotland (like Ireland) […] Read More

Fire Chiefs and UK Government support UK Fireworks industry ahead of Parliamentary debate

June 6, 2016 Fire Chiefs and UK Government support UK Fireworks industry ahead of Parliamentary debate Fire chiefs have said any move to restrict the sale and use of fireworks could have the opposite effect and lead to an increase in illegal use. Fire and Rescue Services support for the British Fireworks Association’s position comes […] Read More

Fireworks Enforcement Liaison Group (FELG) National Fireworks Forum

This one-day free of charge event was held on the 18th May at Worcester Guildhall and was of interest to local authority Officers and industry. Topics under wide discussion were separation distances, amendments to ER2014, air transport safety, theatrical pyrotechnics, site licencing, disposal, compliance testing and etc. Speakers included: BFA – British Fireworks Association BPA – British […] Read More