Preventive searches and letters to parents in the fight against fireworks nuisance | NOW

Preventive searches in Roosendaal, a letter from the mayor to parents of fireworks throwers in Helmond and the closure of Arnhem houses of illegal fireworks dealers. In this way, the municipalities where it has been restless for days try to combat the fireworks nuisance. In Roosendaal, the police arrested several people on Friday evening during […]

Brabant mayors call: also prohibit the possession of fireworks | NOW

Mayors of large cities in the province of North Brabant also want the possession of fireworks to be banned this New Year. This can improve enforcement of the fireworks ban. The Eindhoven mayor John Jorritsma says in it AD that extraordinary investigating officers (boas) regularly encounter people who say that they have fireworks alone. “And […]

Fireworks industry fears increase in use of illegal fireworks due to ban | NOW

Fireworks association BPN is not happy with the fireworks ban for next New Year’s Eve. Chairman Marcel Teunissen reported this on Friday in a response to it decision of the cabinet. Not only does he fear a loss of sales for sellers, he also fears that some consumers will turn to illegal fireworks, which may […]

Healthcare institutions happy with fireworks ban, sector fears bankruptcies | NOW

That the cabinet will have a total ban on fireworks wants, leads to positive responses from healthcare institutions. The fireworks industry, on the other hand, is very concerned and expects bankruptcy if the sale cannot go ahead. According to Marcel Teunissen, chairman of Belangenvereniging Pyrotechniek Nederland (BPN), there are between fourteen hundred and fifteen hundred […]

Security Council calls for a total ban on fireworks during New Year | NOW

The Security Council is calling for a ban on lighting and selling fireworks prior to the upcoming turn of the year. Hubert Bruls, chairman of the Security Council, said this on Monday evening after the meeting between the mayors. Earlier, various parties from the medical field, among others, expressed the wish for a fireworks ban. […]

Drone spectacle and fireworks show at Scheveningen

Saturday, 5 September 2020, 9:33 PM THE HAGUE – No fireworks at Scheveningen due to COVID-19? Maybe not a ‘traditional’ festival, but fireworks. Around 9.30 p.m. Saturday evening, the sky above the coast was illuminated by about a hundred drones and then popping fireworks. Watch the entire show here: “> In 2020, the 40th anniversary […]

Drone spectacle and fireworks show at Scheveningen

Saturday, 5 September 2020, 9:33 PM THE HAGUE – No fireworks at Scheveningen due to COVID-19? Maybe not a ‘traditional’ festival, but fireworks. Around 9.30 p.m. Saturday evening, the sky above the coast was illuminated by about a hundred drones and then popping fireworks. In 2020, the 40th anniversary of the International Fireworks Festival Scheveningen […]

Amsterdam City Council agrees with a general ban on fireworks NOW

The City Council of Amsterdam on Thursday approved the plans to announce a general fireworks ban this year. Amsterdam is therefore the second largest city after Rotterdam where fireworks are no longer allowed to be lit. On Thursday afternoon a motion from the Party for the Animals was adopted, which was also signed by D66, […]

Rotterdam agrees with plan for total ban on fireworks in the city | NOW

The Rotterdam city council agreed on Thursday evening with a plan for a total ban on fireworks in the city, reports Rijnmond. Only the CDA parties, Livable Rotterdam and the PVV were against the ban. According to Rijnmond the municipal council will vote on the definitive implementation of the plan in April. Earlier on Thursday, […]