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Sky lanterns being banned on the Island

Fri, 07 Aug 2015


Sky lanterns are being banned on the Island because they are a risk and could result in either injury or death:

Following a public consultation the Office of Fair Trading has decided to ban the sale of the celebratory goods.

79 per cent of respondents agreed they pose a risk to public safety.

Chief inspector of Trading Standards John Peet tells us what happens next:

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