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messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Asset October 07, 05:03PM

"they could post on the forum"

I supposes then at least the people who go on the forum to moan about fireworks would know - but what about the thousands of residents within the 2 mile radius that don't?

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by first mate October 07, 05:05PM

Indeed, that's all that is being asked; no bans, no removal of freedoms, just a bit of notice. Sorry this seems to be such an impossible task for some.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by pk October 07, 05:09PM

first mate Wrote:
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> Indeed, that's all that is being asked; no bans,
> no removal of freedoms, just a bit of notice.
> Sorry this seems to be such an impossible task for
> some.


Perhaps the same could apply to people taking dogs out in public so that people who are scared of dogs could know to avoid, guess itíd have to be restricted to specific hours otherwise people might find it difficult to avoid dogs

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by first mate October 07, 05:51PM

Seriously?!

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by pk October 07, 06:00PM

first mate Wrote:
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> Seriously?!


Obviously not

Itís ridiculous, like most of this thread

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by first mate October 07, 06:16PM

Have a read around the impact of fireworks on pet animals ( veterinary research etc..) and if you still feel the same I would be surprised.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by pk October 07, 06:29PM

first mate Wrote:
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> Have a read around the impact of fireworks on pet
> animals ( veterinary research etc..) and if you
> still feel the same I would be surprised.


So how do you (realistically) think notice should work?
Blanket leaflet drops, as has been suggested?

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by first mate October 07, 06:41PM

In this day and age an advertising combination (a few leaflets, local forums, social media, notice to local vets) would get the word out and it would then spread fairly quickly, I am sure.

Knowing a few days in advance enables the owner to ensure they are home, prep the home, and if the animal has serious noise sensitivity sedating meds can be dispensed, or the owner can go somewhere else for the night.

Anyway, thanks for asking a genuine question.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by pk October 07, 06:59PM

In practice any coverage would be limited, but I agree that a few posters in the immediate area isnít much to ask, particularly if they cover local dog walking places

Then maybe dog owners could flag forthcoming displays in their areas on a dog owners forum

Then people with dogs that are badly affected by fireworks could check for displays local to them from time to time and makes plans accordingly

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by carlafindle October 07, 07:09PM

Contact the 'perbitraitors' if you're so concerned instead of blabbering on this forum...

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by first mate October 07, 07:27PM

pk Wrote:
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> In practice any coverage would be limited, but I
> agree that a few posters in the immediate area
> isnít much to ask, particularly if they cover
> local dog walking places
>
> Then maybe dog owners could flag forthcoming
> displays in their areas on a dog owners forum
>
> Then people with dogs that are badly affected by
> fireworks could check for displays local to them
> from time to time and makes plans accordingly

We agree😃

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Asset October 07, 07:31PM

OK, don't forget about posters and leaflets in all the local nurseries and children's play areas, parent fora etc etc. so the parents can prepare and make sure their children aren't disturbed.

How far radius should be covered? I suggest 2 miles from the display, also I think prevailing winds should be taken into account and perhaps the range of leafleting should be extended by a mile or two in that direction.

Maybe some full page adverts in the local press too.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by pk October 07, 07:35PM

Asset Wrote:
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> OK, don't forget about posters and leaflets in all
> the local nurseries and children's play areas,
> parent fora etc etc. so the parents can prepare
> and make sure their children aren't disturbed.
>
> How far radius should be covered? I suggest 2
> miles from the display, also I think prevailing
> winds should be taken into account and perhaps the
> range of leafleting should be extended by a mile
> or two in that direction.
>
> Maybe some full page adverts in the local press
> too.


Or a few posters strategically placed and the dog owner network spreads the word?

Like whatís been suggested

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by ED Light October 07, 07:46PM

We loved it - my daughter and I watched from our loft (obviously, itís East Dulwich) and enjoyed every minute

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Asset October 07, 08:00PM

*rolls eyes*

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Metallic October 08, 10:49AM

Notice could be on this Forum and in the local Society e -newsletters. By the way - the only people who knew about the fireworks were the people at the party, the golf club and the fireworks techies. Until the booms started that is.

I am not against fireworks. I couldn't give a toss about parties where they are let off at 10.30 to 1040 pm. Just saying a bit of neighbourly consideration to SE22, SE21 and SE23 wouldn't have gone amiss.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Metallic October 08, 10:50AM

pk Wrote:
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> first mate Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Indeed, that's all that is being asked; no
> bans,
> > no removal of freedoms, just a bit of notice.
> > Sorry this seems to be such an impossible task
> for
> > some.
>
>
> Perhaps the same could apply to people taking dogs
> out in public so that people who are scared of
> dogs could know to avoid, guess itíd have to be
> restricted to specific hours otherwise people
> might find it difficult to avoid dogs

You are quite ridiculous mate.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Metallic October 08, 10:52AM

ED Light Wrote:
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> We loved it - my daughter and I watched from our
> loft (obviously, itís East Dulwich) and enjoyed
> every minute

How old is your daughter?

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Metallic October 08, 10:55AM

I don't know what time your march is, I would like to support you on here at least - there is a big Southwark meeting at Alleyn's on 12 October, all morning, and many locals are planning to have their say at it, so sorry I can't join.

Sorry - wrong place!



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messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Townleygreen October 08, 11:40AM

That meeting Metallic refers to is here

[www.southwark.gov.uk]

it's an Our Healthy Streets consultation

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by pk October 08, 11:41AM

Metallic Wrote:
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> pk Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > first mate Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > Indeed, that's all that is being asked; no
> > bans,
> > > no removal of freedoms, just a bit of notice.
> > > Sorry this seems to be such an impossible
> task
> > for
> > > some.
> >
> >
> > Perhaps the same could apply to people taking
> dogs
> > out in public so that people who are scared of
> > dogs could know to avoid, guess itíd have to be
> > restricted to specific hours otherwise people
> > might find it difficult to avoid dogs
>
> You are quite ridiculous mate.

as I've made clear above, I was joking

were you joking about blanket leafleting and the distribution of unwanted paper? imagine the cost to the environment of loads of people receiving loads of leaflets about things that they have no interest in

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Metallic October 08, 12:21PM

I did suggest the e newsletters and posters on the many noticeboards around.... of course I don't tolerate the waste of resources or time.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by pk October 08, 12:28PM

Metallic Wrote:
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> I did suggest the e newsletters and posters on the
> many noticeboards around.... of course I don't
> tolerate the waste of resources or time.

but you did suggest leafleting a mile's diameter too

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Growlybear October 08, 01:42PM

I heard the fireworks on Saturday night, and from what I could see of them from an upstairs window, they were lovely. I can't understand why anyone would think that a ten minute firework display at 10.30 p.m. is unreasonable? It's not exactly late, and if anyone's children are woken up for ten minutes, they don't have to get up for school the next morning. Like many people, I've got animals, but because I choose to keep pets, I really don't expect that to stop other people from enjoying a very short firework display. The world's gone mad!

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Jules-and-Boo October 09, 09:57AM

It really shouldn't need to be said, but people need to be respectful and tolerant in a community.

If you personally do not understand another person's issues, you do not have the right to rubbish it and try and show them in a bad light.

People are just asking for a bit of thought and respect in regard to actions that negatively impact them. It's completely reasonable to do so.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by first mate October 09, 11:05AM

Agreed, and for the umpteenth time, nobody is trying to stop other people enjoying fireworks unless asking for a bit of communication in advance is perceived as 'stopping people's enjoyment'?!

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Metallic October 09, 11:12AM

Jules-and-Boo and first mate are correct. By the way a neighbour of mine wrote to the golf club and she said she had quite an apologetic reply. It means they will maybe advertise their next fireworks party, which is all that is needed.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by hammerman October 18, 11:00PM

Hope they do advertise their next fireworks party as it must have been very loud for them and on the step neighbours!

We heard it very loudly and like a thunder bolt for 10 minutes in the Red Post Hill area and I tried to work out where it was coming from as it had a big impact on my animals and the local wildlife in the area for the next few days/weeks.

messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by natty01295 Yesterday, 07:54PM

There great fireworks, I've always loved them
And there bangs I really love it



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messageRe: Fireworks at 10.30 pm - Dulwich Village area?
Posted by Angelina Yesterday, 09:14PM

I do too, Natty.... but there are many who don't

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