Fireworks and bonfire safety

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THE county council’s trading standards team will be carrying out fireworks spot checks.

The Hampshire County Council team will be visiting 100 shops in the county.

They will be on the look out for fireworks on open display, over-stocking and delays in putting deliveries in storage.

And Accredited Community Safety Officers will be looking for anti-social behaviour.

ACSOs can issue a Penalty Notice for disorder for £90 under the Explosives Act 1875 Section 80.