Display set to dazzle 

A firework display

Leverhulme Park’s spectacular community firework display and funfair will return on Friday (November 4).

The event, on Friday, November 4, begins at 6pm with the opening of the fair. A range of fantastic rides will be on offer, as well as traditional food favourites such as black peas, toffee apples and candy-floss.

The free community firework display starts at 8pm, when the night sky will then be filled with a dazzling display, complete with dramatic musical accompaniment.

Bolton Council’s Executive Member for Cleaner, Greener, Safer, Elaine Sherrington, said: “The firework display at Leverhulme Park has become a regular highlight in Bolton’s calendar, and is sure to be as spectacular as ever this year.

“With a free, well-organised event like this, families will have less need to buy their own fireworks, and can enjoy the evening safely.

“With a host of activities on offer, as well as the main display, there is something for everyone to enjoy, and I hope as many people as possible will come along and join the fun.”

The events has been organised by Bolton Council and Bolton at Home, in association with Stanley John Cubbins Amusements and Celebration Displays.

Stewards will be present throughout the event, providing visitors with a safe environment to enjoy the display. To ensure everyone’s safety, visitors are asked only to attend an official bonfire such as this one and not to bring their own fireworks or sparklers to the event.

For information on the dangers of attending unorganised bonfires, or preventing anti-social behavior over the Bonfire Night period, visit the Safe4Autumn website via the link on the right hand side.

Residents are asked to call the council’s contact centre if they see a bonfire on council land or close to property, other buildings or trees.

For safety reasons, any bonfires built on council land will be treated as fly tipping and, as such, will be removed as soon as possible. Any evidence of people fly tipping can be used in a prosecution with fines of up to £20,000 or imprisonment.

If residents see a bonfire on private land that they believe could be dangerous then they should contact Fire Stoppers on 0800 923 9999.

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