Hartlepool Mail Letter of the week: 'Stop selling fireworks to low life'

There is an urgent need for an over the counter ban on fireworks.

Friday, 9th November 2018, 1:18 pm
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 9:21 am
Do you support the sale of fireworks across High Street counters?

The last couple of weeks have been horrendous (also read: Hartlepool ambulance hit by firework).

Yobs out on streets throwing them around for so-called fun.

Putting them in local dog bins for louder bangs.

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I’ve seen these yobs throwing them at passing cars and tormenting people in the street.

It is extremely stressful for pets and vulnerable people.

Last week's Letter of the week: "Doom and gloom" Murray Street is a "big loss"

I am in no way a killjoy.

People enjoy Bonfire Night – but it is not only one or two nights anymore.

They should only be sold for organised displays with safety regulations in place, not to the lowlife for a source of amusement.

They are explosives, not toys.

It is going to take someone to get seriously hurt to get things changed.

I believe there are also shops selling to under-18s, which does not help.

J Carter,Hartlepool.