National Campaign for Firework SafetyBombs by Another Name
Links to other firework safety related sites.
Fire Brigades Union
National Council for Firework Safety
Prevent Blindness America - Firework Safety on the 4th July
Links to other Firework Campaigns and Petitions,
Shona Robison lodges Firework Licensing Bill.
Dundee-based SNP MSP Shona Robison has launched her Member's Bill to establish a licensing scheme for retailers of fireworks. For more information follow the link.
COSLA Firework Task Group Report
The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities have completed their report. For the Full report of the COSLA Fireworks Task Group, follow the link (to a PDF file 302K)
Teresa Kulkarni's Petition in Kings Lynn, Norfolk
Teresa and her friend Tracy Jackson have started a petition to ban fireworks. This petition closes at the end of 28th June 2003, when it will be presented to the Houses of Parliament, hopefully early July. The petition now stands at over 60,000 signatures.Download your copy of the petition, have you and your friends fill it in and send it to Teresa
COFFAW (Control Of Fireworks for Animal Welfare) represents members of the public who want to prevent the unnecessary terror and injuries faced by animals and people alike through indiscriminate, irresponsible and prolonged use of fireworks
National Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection
NSCA have produced an excellent booklet on fireworks. Read it on their site
NSCA is the environmental charity that brings together organisations across the public, private and voluntary sectors to promote a balanced approach to understanding and solving environmental problem
Petition Them is a web site that allows any person or organisation to place a petition on the Internet in order to support a campaign or cause. The signature signing process is automatic and at the end of the petition all the data (names and/or e-mail addresses) are given to the petitioning organisation.
Our website address is petition-them.com
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
The RSPCA has produced a very impressive report entitled "Quiet Please - Loud fireworks frighten animals", to view the report go to their website, by clicking on their name.
If you feel it is easier for you to write to them, then write to Enquiries Service, RSPCA, Wilberforce Way, Southwater, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 9RS. They ask that specific requests for leaflets are made in writing, accompanied by two first class stamps to cover postage.
They also have an online petition, so make sure you make your feelings known.
Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Last year the Scottish SPCA was inundated with calls from the public, concerned that their pets and other animals spent many weeks cowering in fear as the bangs and blasts of the firework season commenced.
So the Scottish SPCA began 'Dump Squibs!'
Register your vote in the Scottish SPCA Firework Campaign
SOCELEX Animal Sanctuary
SOCELEX is a sanctuary in Gwent, South Wales. We care for injured animals of all kinds and rely entirely on voluntary donations. We have a no destruction policy and we operate an animal ambulance.Fireworks kill, injure and frighten hundreds of animals every year, and also injure people and damage property, they are supporting a petition for better controls on fireworks
Stop Fireworks Org
It concerns no longer just a few. Worldwide more and more people run health risks through fireworks: people with respiratory diseases, metal allergies and chemical incompatibility. A whole industry branch lives on fireworks production and a large amount of money is involved. Appeals to individuals to be concerned for the health of others are usually not successful.
Trades Union Congress (TUC)
The TUC supports the work of the National Campaign for Firework Safety, and campaigns for health and safety for all, especially where the risks are caused by work.
Our website address is tuc.org.uk
Many newspapers are running an on-going campaign for stricter controls on fireworks. Many of their pages we have plundered for our Read All About It pages. We are truly grateful to the many editors and journalists for their efforts.
The Manchester Evening News has it's own firework campaign. Follow the latest developments in their campaign to bring fireworks under control
The Nottingham Evening Post have been carrying out a 'Be Safe, Not Sorry' firework campaign The newspaper's campaign was launched after the Post was inundated with letters from readers saying they were fed up with the noise, nuisance and the distress to pets that fireworks cause.
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