Fireworks display incident leads to health and safety convictions

Published on 06/11/2020

The company that operates a hotel in Amesbury was ordered to pay £16,000 in fines and costs after 13 spectators were injured at a fireworks display. The fireworks were discharged into the crowd after falling over as a result of the company not following the manufacturer’s instructions. The case was prosecuted by Syan Ventom, instructed by Wiltshire Council. The case has been covered by the BBC local news and can be viewed 14 minutes in using the link: